XHSAW-TDT

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XHSAW-TDT
Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León
Mexico
CitySabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León
ChannelsDigital: 21 (UHF)
Virtual: 12[1]
Programming
Subchannels
Ownership
OwnerGrupo Multimedios
(Televisión Digital, S.A. de C.V.)
XHAW-TDT
History
Founded1999
Former call signs
XHSAW-TV (1999-2015)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
38/64 (UHF, 1999-2015)
12 (digital virtual, 2006-2016)
13 (digital virtual, 2016-2018)
Independent (1999-2009)
Milenio Televisión (2009-2012)
Teleritmo (2012-2014;
secondary until 2009)
Delayed relay of XHAW-TDT (2014-2017)
Call sign meaning
Sabinas Hidalgo XHAW-TDT
Technical information
Licensing authority
IFT
ERP6.67 kW
52.5 kW (Monterrey)[2]
HAAT46 m
Transmitter coordinates26°28′57.56″N 100°11′27.63″W / 26.4826556°N 100.1910083°W / 26.4826556; -100.1910083
Translator(s)RF 21 Monterrey, N.L.

XHSAW-TDT is a television station in Sabinas Hidalgo and Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. It is owned by Multimedios Televisión and broadcasts on physical channel 21.

History[edit]

XHSAW received its concession on August 1, 1994. The original concessionaire was Multimedios head Francisco Antonio González Sánchez.

Digital television[edit]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP short name Programming
12.1 1080i 16:9 XHSAW Teleritmo
12.2 480i Milenio Televisión
12.3 CV Shopping
12.4 MVS TV

On September 24, 2015, XHSAW shut off its analog signal; its digital signal on UHF channel 21 remained.[3] Until 2016, XHSAW shared major virtual channel 12 with XHAW-TDT. It used channel 13 between 2017 and 2018, when it moved back to 12 after Multimedios's other stations changed to channel 6.

On March 4, 2020, the IFT authorized the removal of Milenio TV in favor of sports channel xMD, now as the main HD subchannel, with Teleritmo moving to subchannel 2; the change is part of a move that also saw Milenio TV move to XHAW proper.[4] The move never took place, as Multimedios opted not to make the change.

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Coordinates: 26°11′33″N 100°05′53″W / 26.19239°N 100.09817°W / 26.19239; -100.09817