KXLK-CD

Summary

KXLK-CD
ATSC 3.0 station
Austin, Texas
ChannelsDigital: 14 (UHF)
Virtual: 40
Programming
Affiliations40.1: Univision
40.2: UniMás
40.3: getTV
40.4: Court TV Mystery
40.5: Dabl
Ownership
OwnerUnivision Communications
(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
Facility ID48836
ERP15 kW

KXLK-CD, virtual channel 40 (UHF digital channel 14), is a low-powered, Class A Court TV Mystery-affiliated television station licensed to Austin, Texas, United States. Owned by Univision Local Media, Inc, it is a sister station to KAKW-DT and KTFO-CD.

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, Texas 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 their 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:

RF Channel Virtual Channel Video Aspect Short name ATSC 3.0 Programming
14 40.1 1080p 16:9 KXLK-Mv
14 40.2 KAKW-UA Univision
14 40.3 KTFO-UA UniMas
14 40.4 FOX-HD KTBC-TV / Fox

Sources

  • KXLK in the FCC TV station database
  • BIAfn's Media Web Database — Information on KXLK-CD

References

  1. ^ FCC TV spectrum Phase Assignment Table, FCC Incentive Auction Television Transition Data Files, April 13, 2017.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ [2], FCC Licensing and Management for KXLK-CD, Sept 11, 2020.