KRMT
Denver, Colorado
United States
ChannelsDigital: 20 (UHF)
(shared with KDNF-LD)
Virtual: 41
BrandingDaystar
Programming
AffiliationsDaystar (O&O, 1997–present)
Ownership
OwnerWord of God Fellowship, Inc.
History
First air date
August 20, 1988 (33 years ago) (1988-08-20)
Former call signs
KWBI-TV (1988–1994)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 41 (UHF, 1988–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 40 (UHF, 2007–2018)
Religious Independent (1988–1997)
Call sign meaning
Rocky Mountain Television
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID20476
ERP84 kW
HAAT344 m (1,129 ft)
Transmitter coordinates39°35′58.9″N 105°12′36.9″W / 39.599694°N 105.210250°W / 39.599694; -105.210250Coordinates: 39°35′58.9″N 105°12′36.9″W / 39.599694°N 105.210250°W / 39.599694; -105.210250
Translator(s)KDNF-LD (UHF 20, Arvada)
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
Websitewww.daystar.com

KRMT (channel 41) is a religious television station in Denver, Colorado, United States, airing programming from the Daystar network. It is owned and operated by Daystar through its Community Television Educators subsidiary, and maintains offices on West 64th Avenue in Arvada, and its transmitter is located on Mount Lindo in rural southwestern Jefferson County.

History

The station first signed on the air on August 20, 1988, as KWBI-TV. Founded by Colorado Christian University, it originally operated as a religious independent station. In 1993, Colorado Christian University sold the station to Faith Bible Chapel International; the station changed its callsign to KRMT on January 10, 1994. Faith Bible Chapel sold KRMT to Daystar in 1997.

Technical information

Subchannel

Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming[1]
41.1 1080i 16:9 KRMT-DT Daystar

Analog-to-digital conversion

KRMT shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 41, on June 12, 2009, the official date in which full-power television stations in the United States transitioned from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 40.[2] Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former UHF analog channel 41.

References

  1. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for KRMT
  2. ^ "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2012-03-24.