|Rancho Palos Verdes/Los Angeles, California
|City||Rancho Palos Verdes, California|
|Channels||Digital: 51 (UHF)
Virtual: 44 (PSIP)
|Affiliations||Asian Language and Infomercials|
|Owner||Rancho Palos Verdes Broadcasters, Inc.
|First air date||December 2000|
|Call letters' meaning||KX Los Angeles|
|Sister station(s)||KVMD, KJLA|
|Former callsigns||KRPA (2000–2001)|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
44 (UHF, 2000–2009)
|Former affiliations||America One (2000-01)|
|Transmitter power||1000 kW|
|Public license information:||Profile
KXLA, virtual channel 44 (UHF digital channel 51) airs Asian and Infomercials. KXLA is licensed to Rancho Palos Verdes, California USA. The station is owned by Rancho Palos Verdes Broadcasters, Inc., whose president and majority owner is Ronald Ulloa, who also owns Twentynine Palms-based KVMD (channel 31). KXLA's studios are located on Corinth Avenue in West Los Angeles (near Interstate 405), and its transmitter is located atop Mount Wilson.
The station first signed on the air in December 2000 as KRPA as an affiliate of America One. The station changed its call letters to KXLA on August 8, 2001 with ethnic programming. The KXLA call letters were previously used by the Pasadena radio station now known as KRDC and in fictional form by the television station featured in the film The China Syndrome and the Bewitched TV spinoff Tabitha, with Lisa Hartman-Black in the title role. KXLA's transmitter was originally located on Catalina Island at , but in 2004 it was moved to Mount Wilson, where most of the other stations in the Los Angeles market transmit.
The station's digital channel is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|44.1||480i||4:3||KXLA||Asian language/Paid Programming|
|44.3||SKYLINK||Sky Link TV Channel 3 (Mandarin)|
|44.4||SKY-CAN||Sky Link TV Channel 2 (Cantonese)|
|44.5||ARRANG||Arirang TV (Korean/English)|
|44.7||NTDTV||New Tang Dynasty TV www
|44.10||QVC PLUS||QVC Plus (Shopping)|
|44.12||EVINE||Evine Live (Shopping)|
KXLA-TV shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 44, on June 12, 2009, the official date in which full-power television stations in the United States transitioned from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 51. Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former UHF analog channel 44.
- RabbitEars TV Query for KXLA
- "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and Second Rounds" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2012-03-24.