XHGV-TDT

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TVMÁS
XHGV-TDT
Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico(Cerro Las Lajas)
Misantla, Veracruz
Branding TVMÁS HD
Channels Digital: 26 (UHF)
Owner Radiotelevisión de Veracruz
(Gobierno del Estado de Veracruz)
Founded 1980
Former channel number(s) 4 (analog, 1980-2015)
Transmitter power 100 kW (analog)
247.18 kW (digital)
5 kW (Misantla digital)
Transmitter coordinates 19°35′28″N 97°05′32″W / 19.59111°N 97.09222°W / 19.59111; -97.09222
19°55′43.2″N 96°51′09.6″W / 19.928667°N 96.852667°W / 19.928667; -96.852667 (Misantla)
Website rtv.org.mx

TVMÁS HD is the state-owned public broadcaster serving the Mexican state of Veracruz.[1]

TVMÁS was established in January 1980 by the Secretaría de Educación y Cultura of Veracruz, after receiving its permit on October 23, 1978.[2] XHGV, a landmark venture into television by state government, was conceived as a center for audiovisual production and educational/cultural broadcasting. Its mandate includes coverage of subjects such as security and civil defense, health and justice, food, economic development, protection of nature and the environment as well as the promotion of civic values within Veracruzan society.

It is the sister to the Radiomás state radio network.

Coverage[edit]

TVMÁS (XHGV-TDT) is distributed statewide by multiple repeater stations located throughout Veracruz. Two digital stations signed on in 2014:[3]

XHGV-TDT 26[4] Las Lajas 100 kW
XHVCA-TDT 33 Cerro Azul 50 kW
XHGVC-TDT 22 Coatzacoalcos 50 kW
XHVTA-TV 33 Huayacocotla 19.96 kW
XHVIM-TV 7 (TDT 22) Ixhuatlan de Madero 51 W (650 W)
XHZOT-TV 29 Mecayapan 25 kW
XHCDB-TV 3 (TDT 30) Orizaba 5.04 kW (10 kW)
XHGVS-TV 13 (TDT 26) San Andres Tuxtla 1.39 kW (1.25 kW)

An additional XHGV transmitter is located at Misantla.[5] XHGVC has a shadow in Las Choapas,[6] while XHGVS also has a transmitter at Santiago Tuxtla.[7]

XHGV, XHVCA, XHGVC (analog 21) and XHZOT became digital-only in December 2015. The other stations were granted a one-year extension to remain in analog until 2016.

TVMÁS is also available continent-wide on SATMEX 6 C-band satellite (4068.5 MHz, V, 9.5 Mbit/s, DVB-S).

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