KEET

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KEET
KEET logo.png
Eureka, California
United States
ChannelsDigital: 11 (VHF)
Virtual: 13
BrandingPBS KEET North Coast Public Media
SloganInspire. Empower. Connect.
Programming
Affiliations13.1 PBS
13.2 PBS Kids
13.3 Create
13.4 FNX
13.5 World
Ownership
OwnerRedwood Empire Public Television, Inc.
History
First air date
April 14, 1969 (52 years ago) (1969-04-14)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
13 (VHF, 1969–2009)
NET (1969–1970)
Call sign meaning
Eureka
Educational
Television
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID55435
ERP38.2 kW
HAAT551.2 m (1,808 ft)
Transmitter coordinates40°43′41.9″N 123°58′21.5″W / 40.728306°N 123.972639°W / 40.728306; -123.972639[1]
Translator(s)24 (UHF) Fortuna
8 (VHF) Hoopa
K44JF-D (UHF) Crescent City, CA/Brookings, OR
K12OV-D (VHF) Shelter Cove
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
Websitewww.keet.org

KEET, virtual channel 13 (VHF digital channel 11), is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station licensed to Eureka, California, United States. Founded in 1969, the station is owned by Redwood Empire Public Television, Inc. KEET's studios are located on Humboldt Hill Road in Eureka, and its transmitter is located along Barry Road southeast of the city.

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[2]
13.1 1080i 16:9 KEET-1 Main KEET programming / PBS
13.2 480i KEET-2 PBS Kids
13.3 KEET-3 Create
13.4 4:3 KEET-4 First Nations Experience
13.5 16:9 KEET-5 World

Analog-to-digital conversion[edit]

KEET shut down its analog signal, over VHF channel 13, on February 17, 2009, the original target date in which full-power television stations in the United States were to transition from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate (which was later pushed back to June 12, 2009). The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition VHF channel 11.[3] Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former VHF analog channel 13.

Translators[edit]

City of license Callsign Channel ERP HAAT Facility ID Transmitter coordinates
Fortuna KEET (DRT) 24 15 kW 597.9 m (1,962 ft) 55434 40°25′1.8″N 124°07′12.3″W / 40.417167°N 124.120083°W / 40.417167; -124.120083 (KEET (DRT))
Hoopa KEET (DRT) 8 0.3 kW −156.9 m (−515 ft) 55435 41°06′58.5″N 123°42′38.1″W / 41.116250°N 123.710583°W / 41.116250; -123.710583 (KEET (DRT))

Cable and satellite availability[edit]

Cable Provider Area 13.1 (PBS HD) 13.2 (PBS Kids) 13.3 (Create) 13.4 (FNX) 13.5 (World)
Suddenlink Humboldt County 13 (SD), 113 (HD) & 115.2 (HD Open QAM) 133 & 133.1 (Open QAM) 134 & 134.1 135 & 135.1 136 & 136.1
Charter Spectrum Del Norte County 13 (SD) & 613 (HD) 285 284 N/A 283
Dish Network Eureka DMA 13 (SD) N/A N/A N/A N/A
DirecTV Eureka DMA 13 (SD/HD) N/A N/A N/A N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ FCC License Information
  2. ^ Official Schedule
  3. ^ "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2012-03-24.

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