DTV 8.5

DTV 8.5

Classical Arizona PBS – Digital TV channel 8.5 simulcasts 89.5 FM KBAQ 24/7 in Dolby Digital Surround.  We take special care in presenting stereo programming from KBAQ in surround sound while maintaining the integrity of the music.  Classical Arizona PBS productions are often presented in full-discrete surround sound as well.  Enjoy listening to classical programming featuring stunning local photography from Capture My Arizona, as well as images from concerts we capture.

Classical Arizona PBS – Digital TV channel 8.5 is primarily available for those with an antenna, as it is not carried by most cable/satellite subscription services.

Transmission Technical Information
RF Channel 8: 180 to 186 MegaHertz.
ATSC digital television standard, 8-VSB modulation.
ERP = 40 kW, 912 meters AMSL.
The PBS Satellite is AMC 21 located at 125 degrees west.
For information about receiving PBS on backyard dish call: 877.727.4144, or send an email to: [email protected]

Arizona translators carrying Arizona PBS/KAET
Once converted to digital, these translators will be tuned as 8.1, 8.2, etc, and your TV will display 8.1, etc.

Arizona PBS owns and operates these translators:
K20ML-D Channel 20 Ash Fork, Williams, Grand Canyon – DIGITAL
K35MU-D Channel 35 Clarkdale, Cornville, Cottonwood, Prescott Valley – DIGITAL
K14KK Channel 14 Flagstaff – DIGITAL
K23NJ-D Channel 23 Prescott, Chino Valley – DIGITAL
K03FB Channel 3 Show Low, Lakeside, Pinetop, Snowflake, Taylor – DIGITAL
K43IB Channel 43 Globe, Miami – DIGITAL
K19CX Channel 19 Yuma

Translators that are owned and operated by other local entities:
K02HR Channel 2 Bullhead City/Katherines Landing (Mohave County) – DIGITAL
K47IK Channel 47 Camp Verde, Cornville, Rimrock, Verde Valley (VV TV Club))
K32DW Channel 32 Chloride (Mohave County) – DIGITAL
K49GE Channel 49 Kingman (Mohave County) – DIGITAL
K31GZ Channel 31 Lake Havasu City (Mohave County) – DIGITAL
K49BX Channel 49 Martinez Lake (Wellton-Mohawk Irr. District)
K42EU Channel 42 Oatman covering Bullhead City, Fort Mohave, Mohave Valley, Topock, Needles, CA, Laughlin, NV
K36FZ Channel 36 Meadview (Mohave County) – DIGITAL
K61AX Channel 61 Yuma, Wellton – Mohawk Valley (Wellton-Mohawk Irr. District) – Per FCC regulations, 61 ceased broadcasting on 12/31/2011
Many of the Mohave County translators are digital.

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