KXLK-CD
ATSC 3.0 station
Austin, Texas
United States
ChannelsDigital: 14 (UHF)
Virtual: 40
Programming
Affiliations40.1: Univision
40.2: UniMás
40.3: getTV
40.4: Ion Mystery
40.5: Dabl
Ownership
OwnerTelevisaUnivision USA
(Univision Local Media, Inc.)
KAKW-DT, KTFO-CD
History
FoundedOctober 19, 1992
Former call signs
K67FY (1992–2001)
KXLK-LP (2001)
KXLK-CA (2001–2015)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
67 (UHF, 1992–2001)
40 (UHF, 2001–2015)
Digital:
23 (UHF, 2015–2019)
HSN (until 2014)
Call sign meaning
"XL" (Roman numeral 40)
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID48836
ERP15 kW
HAAT295.5 m (969 ft)
Transmitter coordinates30°19′34″N 97°47′59″W / 30.32611°N 97.79972°W / 30.32611; -97.79972
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KXLK-CD, virtual channel 40 (UHF digital channel 14), is a low-power, Class A Ion Mysteryaffiliated television station licensed to Austin, Texas, United States. Owned by the Univision Local Media subsidiary of TelevisaUnivision USA, it is a sister station to Killeen-licensed Univision owned-and-operated station KAKW-DT (channel 62). KXLK-CD's transmitter is located at the West Austin Antenna Farm north of West Lake Hills.

History

The station was affiliated with the religious African-American The Word Network. Until September 2014, KXLK-CA was the Home Shopping Network affiliate for the Austin area.

Due to the 2016–2017 FCC TV spectrum auction, KXLK-CD moved from RF channel 23 to RF channel 14 on June 21, 2019.[1] On October 17, 2017, Univision announced its intent to purchase KXLK-CD from Radio Spectrum Partners for $2.55 million.[2]

ATSC 3.0 lighthouse

KXLK-CD transitioned to ATSC 3.0 lighthouse station on May 19, 2021 and carries ATSC 3.0 simulcasts of KTBC, KAKW, and KTFO.[3]

The following ATSC 3.0 subchannels broadcast on RF channel 14:

Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming
7.1 1080p 16:9 FOX-UHD ATSC 3.0 simulcast of KTBC-TV / Fox
31.1 KTFO-UA ATSC 3.0 simulcast of KTFO-CD / UniMás
40.1 KXLK-Mv Main KXLK-CD programming
62.1 1080p KAKW-UA ATSC 3.0 simulcast of KAKW-DT / Univision

References

  1. ^ FCC TV spectrum Phase Assignment Table, FCC Incentive Auction Television Transition Data Files, April 13, 2017.
  2. ^ "Univision Pads TV Footprint with Austin Buy".
  3. ^ https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/public/tv/draftCopy.html?displayType=html&appKey=25076f916ece0e2f016eeb4f4cae500e&id=25076f916ece0e2f016eeb4f4cae500e&goBack=N , FCC Licensing and Management for KXLK-CD, Sept 11, 2020.

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