|Channels||Digital: 48 (UHF)
(to move to 22 (UHF))
Virtual: 29 (PSIP)
33.2 - KCSO-LD / Telemundo
|Owner||Ion Media Networks
(Ion Media Sacramento License, Inc.)
|First air date||August 27, 1990|
|Call letters' meaning||Sacramento's PaX TV|
|Former callsigns||KRBJ (February–March 1985)
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
29 (UHF, 1990–2009)
|Former affiliations||Independent (1990–1998)|
|Transmitter power||1000 kW|
|Height||489 m (1,604 ft)|
|Public license information:||Profile
KSPX, virtual channel 29 (UHF digital channel 48, is an Ion Television owned-and-operated television station licensed to Sacramento, California, United States. Owned by Ion Media Networks, KSPX maintains offices located at 3252 Mather Field Road in Rancho Cordova, and its transmitter is located in Walnut Grove.
The station first signed on the air on August 27, 1990 as KCMY; it originally operated as an independent station with a general entertainment format. Paxson Communications (the forerunner to Ion Media Networks) purchased the station in 1998, changing its call sign to KSPX. The station became a charter owned-and-operated station of its new Pax TV network (later i: Independent Television and now Ion Television) on August 31, 1998.
The station's digital channel is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Network|
In addition, KSPX simulcasts KCSO-LD on one of its subchannels.
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|33.2||480i||16:9||TLMD||KCSO-LD / Telemundo|
KSPX shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 29, on June 12, 2009, as part of the federally mandated transition from analog to digital television. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 48, using PSIP to display KSPX-TV's virtual channel as 29 on digital television receivers.