More Free TV Channels Coming To Southwest Kansas
KSCB News - April 2, 2013 8:15 am
Sublette- High Plains Broadcasting, L.L.C. announces a new “Free” Digital TV station that will add to the existing 11 channels of over-the-air free Digital TV in Southwest Kansas. This additional “Free TV” station, called TV23 (Call sign: “ KDGL ”) is now operating from its main Studio and Transmitter in Sublette, KS; with additional transmitters at Dodge City, Garden City, Liberal, and Ulysses, Kansas to help extend the range of the station to most of Southwest Kansas and portions of the Oklahoma Panhandle. TV23’s final construction began in October 2012 with all stations transmitting as of February 2013. TV23 began operating in late 2012, allowing some viewers to watch a variety of programs including the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Specials that was aired on Channel 23-6.
TV23 is a Digital TV Station that can only be viewed with a Digital TV, or with an Analog TV using a Digital Convertor Box. Viewers may watch TV23 from any of its five transmitters within about a 10 mile range using a set top antenna (rabbit ears), or within a 40+ mile range using an outdoor rooftop antenna. It will be necessary to re-scan your Digital TV Set or Digital Tuner Box to receive the new free over-the-air signal.
TV23 presently carries 6 “Free” sub-channels on Digital Channel 23 , with each sub-channel’s programming targeting a specific audience with the following networks:
23-1 RTV (retro TV) features a variety of classic TV shows with a mix of newer shows, Game Shows, and Dramas.
23-2 TUFF TV offers programming for men, including Sports, Lifestyle, Drama, Reality, Talk, Specials, and Movies.
23-3 AMGTV features shows on: Home Life, Adventure, Sports, Drama, Comedy, Health, Finance, Instruction, Travel, Movies, Sitcoms, and Children’s programs.
23-4 PBJ features “Kid Friendly” Children’s Programming, with classic cartoons and shows including Harveytoons; and it offers classic and current popular music videos.
23-5 TheWALKtv targets Southwest Kansas’ Judeo-Christian Heritage and educates viewers “to better comprehend and appreciate this rich legacy and to apply these Time-Honored Biblical Principles to their daily lives”.
23-6 Programming is currently not active; however, TV23 plans to use this channel to feature local programming that targets interests in Southwest Kansas. TV23 is also currently in talks with more networks to help fill TV23-6’s programming. Additional channels may be created in the future as needed.
For more information about programming, contact information, coverage maps, and help with over-the-air free reception go to www.KDGLTV.com Viewers may also like TV23 on Facebook www.facebook.com/KDGLTV or follow TV23 on Twitter @KDGLTV.