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Laredo, Texas
United States
BrandingBuena Vida Broadcasting
SloganGateway To Mexico
ChannelsDigital: 15.1
Subchannels15.2 Infomercials
15.3 Vida Vision
15.4 Color bars
OwnerJ. B. Salazar
FoundedJanuary 12, 1998
Call sign meaningKLaredo's Most Valuable
Former call signsK68FU (1998–2000)
KLMV-LP (2000–11)
Former affiliationsVida Communications
Transmitter power15 kW
WebsiteBuena Vida Broadcasting
Former analog channel 68 KLMV logo

KLMV-LD Channel 15.1 is a low-powered digital broadcasting television station serving the Laredo, Texas/Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico markets. It has a broadcasting power of 15 kW. KLMV is Buena Vida Broadcasting's flagship station that airs independent Spanish Christian programming 24 hours a day and distributes programming to repeater stations in South Texas.[1] The network, KLMV, and the repeaters are owned and operated by J. B. Salazar. In July 2012, KLMV started broadcasting on subchannel 15.3 a general programming channel called Televida Laredo. In late December 2012, KLMV announced that it would start broadcasting TeLe-Romántica programming on subchannel 15.2 in the first quarter of 2013. In February 2013, TeLe-Romantica programming could be seen on channel 15.2 and Vida Vision TV on 15.4. In March 2013, KLMV dropped TeLe-Romántica programming and replaced it with infomercials and switched Televida Laredo on 15.4 and Vida Vision on 15.3. In early 2014, KLMV dropped Televida Laredo programming and replaced it with color bars.


From 1999–2000, KLMV channel 68 was named K68FU and was affiliated with Vida Communications, then HSN. From 2003 through 2006, the station was affiliated with Almavision. In September 2006, KLMV stopped its affiliation with Almavision and went independent. Potential viewership is about 600,000. In February 2011, KLMV stopped transmitting analog signal on channel 68 and started transmitting digitally on channel 15.1. In late December 2012, KLMV announced that it would start broadcasting TeLe-Romantica programming on subchannel 15.2 in the first quarter of 2013.

Digital services[edit]

KLMV also contains four subchannels; 15.1, which shows independent Spanish religious programming, 15.2 which shows infomercials, 15.3 which retransmits Vida Vision programming and 15.4 which shows color bars.

Ch Video Aspect Programming
15.1 480i 4:3 Independent religious programming
15.2 480i 4:3 Independent religious programming
15.3 480i 4:3 Color bars
15.4 480i 4:3 Color bars


Buena Vida Broadcasting has four repeaters and three currently have a construction permit in Texas and one in California, all of which are O&O by J. B. Salazar:[2][3]

Ch Call sign ERP City
19.1 Application 9 kW Beaumont, Texas
14.1 Application 15 kW Del Rio, Texas
16.1 K16IY-DCP 15 kW Eagle Pass, Texas
29.1 K29KS-DCP 15 kW Gustine, California
27.1 KDJB-LD 8 kW Hondo, Texas
21.1 K21KW-DCP 15 kW Lubbock, Texas
6.1 KJBA-LDCP 15 kW San Angelo, Texas
35.1 KAXX-LD 7 kW San Antonio, Texas
47 KSSJ-LD 50 kW San Antonio, Texas
17 K17GL-LP 10 kW Uvalde, Texas


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Coordinates: 27°31′29″N 99°31′21″W / 27.5246°N 99.5225°W / 27.5246; -99.5225