KDMD (TV)

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KDMD
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Anchorage, Alaska
United States
Branding KDMD Channel 33
Telemundo Alaska (on DT2)
KACN TV (on DT3)
Channels Digital: 32 (UHF)
Virtual: 33 (PSIP)
Subchannels 33.1 Ion Television
33.2 Telemundo
33.3 MeTV
33.4 Grit
33.5 Movies!
Translators KLDY-LD 41 (UHF) Anchorage
K45HQ-D 45 (UHF) Anchorage
Affiliations Ion Television (1998–present)
Owner Ketchikan Television LLC
First air date October 1, 1989; 27 years ago (1989-10-01)
Sister station(s) KUBD-LP
Former channel number(s) Analog:
33 (UHF, 1989–2009)
Former affiliations Primary:
Independent (1989–1998)
Secondary:
HSN (2000s)
Transmitter power 17.2 kW
Height 300.2 m
Facility ID 25221
Transmitter coordinates 61°20′8.9″N 149°30′55.9″W / 61.335806°N 149.515528°W / 61.335806; -149.515528 (KDMD)
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
CDBS
Website www.kdmd.tv

KDMD is an Ion Television-affiliated television station located in Anchorage, Alaska, United States. Owned by Ketchikan Television LLC, the station broadcasts a standard definition digital signal on UHF channel 32 (or virtual channel 33 via PSIP) from a transmitter located in Eagle River. KDMD maintains studios on East 66th Avenue near the Seward Highway in Anchorage.

History[edit]

The station debuted on the air on October 1, 1989 with a mix of religious, classic TV and infomercial programming before joining Pax TV (the original name for Ion) in 1998. Today it airs Ion Television and a variety of local programming. KDMD used to carry Seattle Mariners baseball via the Mariners Television Network.

In June 2007, the station began broadcasting Telemundo on a digital subchannel, making it the first Spanish-language broadcast station in Alaska.

Station Presentation[edit]

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[1]
33.1 480i 4:3 ION Ion Television
33.2 TELEMUNDO Telemundo
33.3 Me-TV MeTV
33.4 Grit Grit
33.5 16:9 MOVIES! Movies!

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