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Amarillo, Texas
SloganTelling The Story since 1988
Channels Analog: 2 (VHF)

Digital: 8 (VHF)

Owner Amarillo College
(Amarillo Junior College District)
First air dateAugust 29, 1988
Call letters’ meaningAmarillo College Voice
Sister station(s)KACV-FM
Transmitter Power100 kW (analog)
5 kW (digital)
Height401 m (analog)
519 m (digital)
Facility ID1236

KACV-TV is a public television station in Amarillo, Texas, broadcasting locally on VHF channel 2 as a PBS member station. Founded in 1988, the station is owned by the city's community college, Amarillo College. KACV-TV is operated on Amarillo College's Washington Street campus, along with sister-station KACV-FM.


Previous KACV-TV logo, used through 2008

Amarillo was one of the last major cities to get its own PBS station; prior to then, cable viewers in the Texas Panhandle watched PBS either on Dallas' KERA-TV, OETA from Oklahoma, or New Mexico's KENW.

The station also produces local programming such as the weekly talk show, Face to Face.

Digital Programming[]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

Digital channels
Channel Programming
8.1 / 2.1 Main KACV programming
8.2 / 2.2 PBS HD

The HD service is also carried on the Suddenlink Amarillo cable system.

External links[]

BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KACV-TV

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