KGJT-CD

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KGJT-CD
KGJT-CD My GJ logo.png
Grand Junction, Colorado
United States
BrandingMy GJ
ChannelsDigital: 27 (UHF)
Virtual: 27 (PSIP)
Subchannels(see article)
TranslatorsKREX-DT 5.3 (2.3 VHF) Grand Junction
AffiliationsMyNetworkTV (2008–present)
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
Founded1991
Call letters' meaningGrand JuncTion
Sister station(s)KREX-TV, KFQX
Former callsignsK27CO (1991–1998)
KGJT-LP (1998–2014)
Former affiliationsUPN (until 2006)
CBS (via KREX, 2008)
Transmitter power1.94 kW
Height913 m (2,995 ft)
ClassA
Facility ID71948
Transmitter coordinates39°5′20.9″N 108°13′39.2″W / 39.089139°N 108.227556°W / 39.089139; -108.227556
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile
CDBS
Websitewww.westernslopenow.com

KGJT-CD, virtual and UHF digital channel 27, is a low-powered, Class A MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Grand Junction, Colorado, United States and serving Colorado's Western Slope region. Owned by Nexstar Media Group, it is a sister station to CBS affiliate KREX-TV (channel 5); Nexstar also operates Fox affiliate KFQX (channel 4) through a shared services agreement with owner Mission Broadcasting. The three stations share studios on Hillcrest Avenue in downtown Grand Junction; KGJT's transmitter is located at Land's End east of the city.

History[edit]

The station was originally affiliated with UPN, until that network folded in September 2006. After KGJT's subsequent affiliation with the new MyNetworkTV programming service, its programming became available on KREX-TV's digital signal.

On January 20, 2008 at approximately 8:45 a.m., a fire knocked KREX, KFQX and KGJT off the air. The station's building and 50 years worth of archives were a total loss. Following the fire, KGJT began to simulcast KREX-TV's signal, except for Colorado Rockies baseball games on Sundays. KGJT resumed a separate schedule with MyNetworkTV programming towards the end of 2008.

KGJT airs newscasts from its sister station, KREX-TV. The simulcasts only include the weekday morning newscast (5–7 a.m.)[1]

Digital programming[edit]

Channel Video Aspect PSIP short name Programming[2]
27.1 480i 4:3 KGJT-SD Main KGJT-CD programming / MyNetworkTV
27.2 1080i 16:9 KREX-HD Simulcast of KREX-TV / CBS

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