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KYCW-LD
Branson/Springfield, Missouri
United States
CityBranson, Missouri
ChannelsDigital: 24 (UHF)
Virtual: 24 (PSIP)
BrandingOzarks CW KCZ/KDL
KY3 News (newscasts)
Programming
Affiliations
Ownership
OwnerGray Television
(Gray Television Licensee, LLC)
KYTV, KSPR-LD, K17DL-D
History
First air date
January 24, 1986 (35 years ago) (1986-01-24)
Former call signs
K25BD (1986–2013)
K25BD-D (2013–2017)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
25 (UHF, 1986–2013)
Digital:
25 (UHF, 2013–2020)
Virtual:
25 (PSIP, 2013–2020)
EICB TV (until 2017)[citation needed]
Call sign meaning
KY3's CW
(reflecting sister station)
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID11135
ClassLD
ERP15 kW
HAAT511 m (1,677 ft)
Transmitter coordinates37°10′26″N 92°56′28.1″W / 37.17389°N 92.941139°W / 37.17389; -92.941139
Translator(s)KYTV-DT/KSPR-LD2 33.2 (19.5/34.3 UHF) Springfield
K17DL-D 25.2 (17.4 UHF) Branson
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
Websitewww.ky3.com/cwozarks

KYCW-LD, virtual and UHF digital channel 24, is a low-powered CW-affiliated television station licensed to Branson, Missouri, United States. Owned by Gray Television, it is a sister station to Springfield-licensed NBC affiliate KYTV (channel 3), low-powered ABC affiliate KSPR-LD (channel 33) and Branson-licensed tourist info-formatted station K17DL-D, channel 17 (the latter is owned by Branson Visitors TV LLC, a joint venture between Gray [50.1%] and Market Branson, LLC [49.9%]). The Gray-owned stations share studios on West Sunshine Street in Springfield; KYCW-LD's transmitter is located on Switchgrass Road/Highway FF north of Fordland.

KYCW-LD's low-powered broadcasting radius does not reach the entire market. Therefore, it is simulcast in 16:9 widescreen standard definition on KYTV's third digital subchannel (UHF channel 44.5 or virtual channel 33.2 via PSIP), and in high definition on KSPR-LD's second digital subchannel (UHF channel 15.4, also mapped to virtual channel 24.1 via PSIP); it is also simulcast to Branson on K17DL's digital subchannel (UHF channel 17.4 or virtual channel 24.2 via PSIP).

Digital channels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming [1]
24.1 720p 16:9 KYCW-LD Main KYCW-LD programming / The CW
3.2 480i KYWX WeatherNation TV
3.3 4:3 COZI TV Cozi TV
33.3 METV Simulcast of KSPR-LD3 / MeTV

Programming

Syndicated programs broadcast by KYCW-LD include Family Guy, Castle, and The Big Bang Theory.

References

  1. ^ "RabbitEars.Info". Rabbitears.info. Archived from the original on 31 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2017.