KSLM-LD

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KSLM-LD
Channels
BrandingRetro TV Oregon
Programming
Affiliations3.1: QVC
17.1: YTA TV
17.2: Weather
27.1: Retro TV (2009-present)
37.1: Azteca America
Ownership
Owner
  • Northwest Television, LLC
  • (Michael Mattson)
History
First air date
September 2008; 14 years ago (2008-09)
Former call signs
K16HT-D
Former channel number(s)
Digital:
16 (UHF, 2008-2010)
Call sign meaning
K Salem
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID129164
ERP15 kW
Links
Public license information
LMS
Websitewww.kslmtv.com

KSLM-LD, UHF digital channel 27, is a low-powered AMGTV-affiliated licensed to Salem, Oregon, United States. The station is owned by Northwest Television. The station covers the Willamette Valley, within the Portland, Oregon television market. The station's transmitter is located in the Eagle Crest area in the West Salem hills in Polk County.

The change in channel was prompted by interference from another station operating on channel 16, KORS-CA. At the time KSLM began operation, KORS was licensed on channel 36. KORS was subsequently granted a construction permit to operate on channel 16 from a tower in Portland.

History[edit]

Operated by Northwest Television, LLC, the station began operation in September 2008, as a digital translator for KWVT-LP. In April 2009, KSLM signed an affiliation agreement with Retro TV. The KWVT programming remains available as a digital subchannel.

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming[1]
3.1 480i 16:9 KVDO QVC / KVDO
17.1 720p KWVT Simulcast of KWVT-LD / YTA TV
17.2 480i Weather Weather
27.1 KSLM Retro TV
37.1 480i Azteca Azteca América

Translators[edit]

City of license Callsign Channel ERP HAAT Facility ID Transmitter coordinates
Albany KVDO-LD 34 2.5 kW 311 m (1,020 ft) 130048 44°30′19″N 122°57′42″W / 44.50528°N 122.96167°W / 44.50528; -122.96167 (KVDO-LD)
Salem KWVT-LD 11 3 kW 355 m (1,165 ft) 129197 45°31′22″N 122°45′11″W / 45.52278°N 122.75306°W / 45.52278; -122.75306 (KWVT-LD)
Tillamook KPWC-LD 6 263 m (863 ft) 130052 44°58′37.4″N 123°8′33.3″W / 44.977056°N 123.142583°W / 44.977056; -123.142583 (KPWC-LD)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Digital TV Market Listing for KSLM-LD". RabbitEars.info. Retrieved 2017-02-02.

External links[edit]