KETH-TV
Channels
Programming
Affiliations14.1: TBN
14.2: TBN Inspire
14.3: Smile
14.4: Enlace
14.5: Positiv
Ownership
Owner
KHCE-TV, KITU-TV, KLUJ-TV, KDTX-TV
History
FoundedOctober 12, 1983
First air date
July 16, 1987 (35 years ago) (1987-07-16)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
14 (UHF, 1987–2009)
Call sign meaning
Educational Television Houston
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID12895
ERP1,000 kW
HAAT580 m (1,903 ft)
Transmitter coordinates29°34′15″N 95°30′37″W / 29.57083°N 95.51028°W / 29.57083; -95.51028Coordinates: 29°34′15″N 95°30′37″W / 29.57083°N 95.51028°W / 29.57083; -95.51028
Links
Public license information
WebsiteKETH Page on TBN's website

KETH-TV (channel 14) is a religious television station in Houston, Texas, United States, airing programming from the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). It is owned and operated by TBN's Community Educational Television subsidiary, which manages stations in Texas and Florida on channels allocated for non-commercial educational broadcasting, and serves as the subsidiary's flagship station. KETH-TV's studios (and CET's general offices) are located on South Wilcrest Drive in the Alief section of Houston. The station's transmitter is located near Missouri City, in unincorporated northeastern Fort Bend County.

History

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The station was founded on October 12, 1983, and first signed on the air on July 16, 1987.

Programming

As with other Community Educational Television stations, KETH carries almost all of the TBN network schedule, as well as some locally produced programs: a local version of Praise the Lord, Up with the Son and Joy in Our Town. In addition to programming from TBN, the station airs educational programming to prepare local students for the General Educational Development (GED) test to fulfill the requirements under their license service.

Subchannels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Subchannels of KETH-TV
Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming
14.1 720p 16:9 TBN HD Main TBN programming
14.2 inspire TBN Inspire
14.3 480i 4:3 SMILE Smile
14.4 Enlace Enlace
14.5 16:9 PosiTiV Positiv

TBN-owned full-power stations permanently ceased analog transmissions on April 16, 2009.[1]

References