KHVM-LD

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KHVM-LD
Minneapolis, Minnesota
City Minneapolis, Minnesota
Channels Digital: 48 (UHF)
Virtual: 48 (PSIP)
Subchannels 48.1 Global Christian Network
Affiliations Global Christian Network
Owner EICB TV
(EICB-TV East, LLC)
Sister station(s) KTCJ-LD channel 50
Former callsigns K28IO
Former channel number(s) 28
Former affiliations Cornerstone Television Network
Transmitter power 15kW
Height 140 m (459 ft)
Facility ID 130940
Transmitter coordinates 45°4′5.0″N 93°10′30.0″W / 45.068056°N 93.175000°W / 45.068056; -93.175000
Website www.eicbtv.com

KHVM-LD channel 48 is a digital low-power television station in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Its main affiliation is with the Global Christian Network network. It broadcasts with a 15 kW signal from its Arden Hills, Minnesota tower, which it shares with sister station KTCJ-LD channel 50, a Cornerstone Television Network affiliate, and Daystar Television Network affiliate WDMI-LD channel 62. The station's tower was hit by lightning around Memorial Day 2010, forcing both stations KHVM-LD and KTCJ-LD to go silent (WDMI converted from analog to digital about the same time).

KHVM previously broadcast a highly directional signal on channel 28 that carried southwest, to possibly to avoid signal conflicts with Wisconsin Public Television station WHWC-TV channel 28 in Menomonie, Wisconsin. KHVM gained an FCC "Special Temporary Authority" (STA) to broadcast at 0.35 kW power. In addition, KAWB in Brainerd, Minnesota, which also broadcasts on channel 28, displaced KHVM. KHVM began broadcasting on channel 48 over the last weekend in July 2011 following a construction permit to move to the channel.

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