KITU-TV
Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange, Texas
United States
CityBeaumont, Texas
ChannelsDigital: 29 (UHF)
Virtual: 34
Programming
Affiliations34.1: TBN
34.2: TBN Inspire
34.3: Smile
34.4: Enlace
34.5: Positiv
Ownership
OwnerTrinity Broadcasting Network
(Community Educational Television, Inc.)
History
FoundedNovember 21, 1984
First air date
June 17, 1986 (35 years ago) (1986-06-17)[1]
Former call signs
KITU (1986–2005)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
34 (UHF, 1986–2009)
Digital:
33 (UHF, until 2018)
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID12896
ERP920 kW
HAAT312 m (1,024 ft)
Transmitter coordinates30°10′42″N 93°54′27″W / 30.17833°N 93.90750°W / 30.17833; -93.90750
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
WebsiteKITU's page on TBN's website

KITU-TV, virtual channel 34 (UHF digital channel 29), is a Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) owned-and-operated television station licensed to Beaumont, Texas, United States, and serving southeast Texas' Golden Triangle region. The station is owned by the Houston-based Community Educational Television subsidiary of TBN, which manages stations in Texas and Florida on channels allocated for non-commercial educational broadcasting. KITU-TV's studios are located on Interstate 10 in Orange, and its transmitter is located in Mauriceville.

Subchannels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Subchannels of KITU-TV
Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming
34.1 720p 16:9 TBN HD Main TBN programming
34.2 inspire TBN Inspire
34.3 480i 4:3 SMILE Smile
34.4 Enlace Enlace
34.5 16:9 PosiTiV Positiv

TBN-owned full-power stations permanently ceased analog transmissions on April 16, 2009.[2]

References

  1. ^ The Broadcasting and Cable Yearbook says June 21, while the Television and Cable Factbook says June 20.
  2. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for KITU