KTES-LD

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KTES-LD
Abilene, Texas
United States
ChannelsDigital: 26 (UHF)
Virtual: 40
BrandingMeTV Abilene
Programming
AffiliationsMeTV (2014–present)
Ownership
OwnerSinclair Broadcast Group
(Sinclair Media Licensee, LLC)
History
FoundedSeptember 16, 1993
First air date
July 11, 1995 (26 years ago) (1995-07-11)
Former call signs
K40DX (1995–2000)
KTES-LP (2000–2018)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
40 (UHF, 1995–2018)
Telemundo (1995–2010)
This TV (2010–2014)
Call sign meaning
Texas
Technical information
Facility ID64972
ClassLD
ERP15 kW
HAAT317 m (1,040 ft)
Transmitter coordinates32°24′48.4″N 100°6′26.3″W / 32.413444°N 100.107306°W / 32.413444; -100.107306
Translator(s)KTXS-DT 12.3 (20.3 UHF) Sweetwater
KTXE-LD 12.3 (38.3 UHF) San Angelo

KTES-LD (channel 40) is a low-power television station in Abilene, Texas, United States, affiliated with MeTV. It is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group alongside Sweetwater-licensed ABC affiliate KTXS-TV, channel 12 (and its San Angelo-licensed satellite KTXE-LD, channel 12). The two stations share studios on North Clack Street in Abilene; KTES-LD's transmitter is located near Trent, Texas. In addition to its own digital signal, KTES-LD is simulcast in standard definition on KTXS-TV and KTXE-LD's third digital subchannels.

History[edit]

The station was founded on September 16, 1993, and began broadcasting on July 11, 1995. It previously carried Telemundo, but switched to This TV on September 1, 2010.[1] Telemundo programming moved to KTAB-DT2 in 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adame, Jaime (August 27, 2010). "Telemundo giving way to This TV in Abilene". Abilene Reporter-News. Retrieved September 5, 2010.

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