KAKZ-LD
Cathedral City/Palm Springs, California
United States
ChannelsDigital: 4 (VHF)
Virtual: 4
Programming
Subchannels4.1: Independent
4.2: Classic shows (ind.)
4.3: Azteca América
4.4: NewsNet[1][2]
Ownership
OwnerTara Broadcasting, LLC
History
Former call signs
K04RO-D (until 2011)
DT2:
RT
RABC
DT4:
QVC (until 2018)
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID184757
ERP3 kW
HAAT612 feet (187 m)
Transmitter coordinates33°51′59″N 116°26′5″W / 33.86639°N 116.43472°W / 33.86639; -116.43472
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KAKZ-LD, virtual and VHF digital channel 4, is a low-powered independent television station serving Palm Springs, California, United States that is licensed to Cathedral City. Owned by Tara Broadcasting, the station broadcasts its signal from a transmitter on Edom Hill northeast of Cathedral City.[1]

History

On October 14, 2011, the station's call letters were changed from K04RO-D to KAKZ-LD.[3] In September 2012, Tara Broadcasting, LLC purchased the station from Woodwest Investment, LLC for $85,000.[4] In August 2020, Broadcast Technical Associates, LLC filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to purchase KAKZ-LD from Tara Broadcasting for $125,000.[5]

Subchannels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming[1]
4.1 480i 4:3 KAKZ Main KAKZ-LD programming
4.2 Western Classic Shows
4.3 Azteca Azteca América
4.4 newsNET NewsNet

References

  1. ^ a b c Digital TV Market Listing for KAKZ-LD
  2. ^ Kurz, Phil (March 15, 2018). “New 24/7 News Channel To Make National Launch By Year-End”. TVTechnology. Future plc. Retrieved August 18, 2019.
  3. ^ "FCC Releases Latest Call Sign Changes". Radio World. October 31, 2011. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  4. ^ "TV deals in the low power lane". Radio + Television Business Report. September 17, 2012. Retrieved August 11, 2020.
  5. ^ "Station Trading Roundup: 1 Deal, $125,000". TV News Check. August 11, 2020. Retrieved August 11, 2020.