KHRR

KHRR, Virtual channel 40 (UHF digital channel 16), is a Telemundo owned-and-operated television station licensed to Tucson, Arizona, United States. The station is owned by the NBC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal (itself a subsidiary of Comcast). KHRR's transmitter is located atop the Tucson Mountains.

KHRR
KHRR Logo
Tucson, Arizona
United States
BrandingTelemundo Tucson
ChannelsDigital: 16 (UHF)
Virtual: 40 (PSIP)
Affiliations40.1: Telemundo (O&O)
40.2: TeleXitos
40.3: Ion Television
OwnerNBCUniversal
(NBC Telemundo License LLC)
First air dateJuly 1, 1992
Former channel number(s)Analog:
40 (UHF, 1992-2009)
Digital:
42 (UHF, until 2009)
40 (UHF, 2009–2018)
Transmitter power396 kW
Height622 m (2,041 ft)
Facility ID30601
Transmitter coordinates32°14′55.8″N 111°6′59.1″W / 32.248833°N 111.116417°W
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license informationProfile
CDBS
Websitewww.telemundotucson.com

History

KPOL

Channel 40 was originally home to an English-language independent station, known as KPOL, which signed on the air January 5, 1985.[1] At the same time, KDTU (now KTTU) signed on with a similar format. Tucson was too small to support both stations, so KPOL filed for bankruptcy in 1988 and went dark in 1989. The license remained active.

KHRR

In 1991, local Tucson businessman Jay Zucker purchased the dormant KPOL license out of bankruptcy, and on July 1, 1992, channel 40 signed on as KHRR with Telemundo programming. Zucker owned the station until 1998, when he sold it to The Apogee Companies, who maintained the Telemundo affiliation.

KHRR became a Telemundo O&O in 2002, along with KDRX-CA (now KDPH-LP). The two stations maintained a sister relationship, sharing their newscasts and programming stations, yet with each station based out of its own city of license. The arrangement continued until a 2006 station swap relocated Telemundo O&O KPHZ to Phoenix, Arizona, where it became KTAZ, and Daystar O&O KDTP to Holbrook, Arizona. The deal also transferred KDRX-CA to Daystar, where it became KDTP-CA.

In 2007, a restructuring plan by parent company NBC Universal, called "NBCU 2.0", moved the KHRR and KTAZ newscasts to the Telemundo News Hub in Dallas, along with news operations of other Telemundo stations in the West.

Digital television

Digital channels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[2]
40.1 1080i 16:9 KHRR-DT Main KHRR programming / Telemundo
40.2 480i T-Xitos TeleXitos
40.3 ION Ion Television

In their Sixth Report and Order, dated April 3, 1997, proposing a digital television table of allotments, the FCC allocated UHF channel 41 for the KHRR-DT operations.[3] However, by February 1998, the DTV Table of Allotments had been changed to specify channel 42 for KHRR-DT.[4] KHRR applied for DTV facilities to broadcast at 303 kW in October 1999, and eventually amended the ERP to 411.5 kW in February 2002.[5][6] In May 2003, in order to meet an FCC deadline for having a digital television station operational, KHRR requested a Special Temporary Authorization (STA) to operate at 12.7 kW, which the FCC granted the following month.[7] After delays due to coordination with the Mexican government, interference issues, and the sale of the station from the Apogee Companies to NBC Telemundo, by June 2006, the station was still operating under their STA facilities, the STA having been extended several times. Having to meet another FCC deadline to have fully operational facilities by June 30, 2006, KHRR requested to make their STA facilities permanent.[8] The FCC granted the request on July 10, 2006, and the next day, KHRR applied for a license to cover their facilities, from which they were already broadcasting. The FCC granted the license on January 31, 2007.[9]

Analog-to-digital conversion

KHRR discontinued regular programming on its analog signal, over UHF channel 40, on June 12, 2009, as part of the federally mandated from analog to digital television.[10] The station's digital signal relocated from its pre-transition UHF channel 42 to channel 40.[11]

References

  1. ^ "New Tucson TV Stations". Casa Grande Dispatch. 1984-12-31. p. 13.
  2. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for KHRR
  3. ^ "Proposed DTV Table of Allotments" (PDF). FCC Sixth Report and Order, Appendix B. Federal Communications Commission. 1997-04-03. p. 12. Retrieved 2007-03-24.
  4. ^ "1998 Initial DTV Table of Allotments" (PDF). Memorandum Opinion and Order on Reconsideration of the Sixth Report and Order, Appendix B. Federal Communications Commission. 1998-02-17. p. 19. Retrieved March 24, 2007.
  5. ^ "Original DTV application". Federal Communications Commission. 1999-10-28. Retrieved March 24, 2007.
  6. ^ "Amended DTV application". Federal Communications Commission. 2002-02-21. Retrieved March 24, 2007.
  7. ^ "Amended STA request" (PDF). Federal Communications Commission. 2003-08-29. p. 6. Retrieved March 24, 2007.
  8. ^ "Application to make STA facilities permanent". Federal Communications Corporation. 2006-06-26. Retrieved March 24, 2007.
  9. ^ "DTV license application". Federal Communications Commission. 2006-07-11. Retrieved March 24, 2007.
  10. ^ http://hraunfoss.fcc.gov/edocs_public/attachmatch/DOC-288530A2.pdf
  11. ^ "DTV channel election". Federal Communications Commission. 2005-02-09. Retrieved March 24, 2007.

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The following television stations broadcast on digital channel 16 in the United States:

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K16AE-D in Gillette, Wyoming

K16AZ-D in Glasgow, Montana

K16BO-D in Milford, etc., Utah

K16BP-D in Cottonwood, Arizona

K16BT-D in Orderville, Utah

K16BZ-D in Ruidoso, New Mexico

K16CG-D in St. James, Minnesota

K16CH-D in Raton, New Mexico

K16CO-D in Alexandria, etc., Minnesota

K16CP-D in Granite Falls, Minnesota

K16CT-D in Cortez, etc., Colorado

K16DR-D in Jack's Cabin, Colorado

K16DS-D in St. George, Utah

K16DX-D in Gage, Oklahoma

K16EJ-D in Peetz, Colorado

K16EK-D in Idalia, Colorado

K16EM-D in Prineville, etc., Oregon

K16EQ-D in Rural Garfield County, Utah

K16ET-D in Pleasant Valley, Colorado

K16EV-D in Bullhead City, Arizona

K16EX-D in Clovis, New Mexico

K16FB-D in Globe, Arizona

K16FC-D in San Luis Obispo, California

K16FD-D in Battle Mountain, Nevada

K16FS-D in Woody Creek, Colorado

K16FU-D in Mina/Luning, Nevada

K16FV-D in Ryndon, Nevada

K16GJ-D in Polson, Montana

K16GM-D in Yerington, Nevada

K16GZ-D in Durango, Colorado

K16HC-D in Capitol Reef National, Utah

K16HD-D in Green River, Utah

K16HI-D in Navajo Mountain, Utah

K16HJ-D in Oljeto, Utah

K16HK-D in Mexican Hat, Utah

K16HP-D in East Wenatchee, Washington

K16HV-D in Mayfield, Utah

K16HW-D in Evanston, etc., Wyoming

K16HY-D in St. Paul, Minnesota

K16IB-D in Mount Pleasant, Utah

K16IE-D in Coos Bay, Oregon

K16IG-D in Cottage Grove, Oregon

K16II-D in Hilldale, Utah

K16IO-D in Chugwater, Wyoming

K16IP-D in Bonnerdale, Arkansas

K16IR-D in Sayre, Oklahoma

K16IW-D in Redding, California

K16IX-D in Preston, Idaho

K16IZ-D in Eureka, Nevada

K16JC-D in Beaumont, Texas

K16JD-D in Northome, Minnesota

K16JE-D in Glenns Ferry, Idaho

K16JW-D in Ridgecrest, California

K16JZ-D in McDermitt, Nevada

K16KA-D in Pueblo, Colorado

K16KB-D in Conrad, Montana

K16KE-D in Baudette, Minnesota

K16KO-D in Leadore, Idaho

K16KR-D in McAlester, Oklahoma

K16KZ-D in Quartz Creek, etc., Montana

K16LF-D in Eads, etc., Colorado

K16LG-D in Lund & Preston, Nevada

K16LI-D in Port Orford, Oregon

K16LQ-D in Seiling, Oklahoma

K16LS-D in Grangeville, etc., Idaho

K16LU-D in Caballo, New Mexico

K16ME-D in Richfield, etc., Utah

K23KB-D in Nephi, Utah

K33JN-D in Montezuma Creek & Aneth, Utah

K33JO-D in Bluff & area, Utah

K40IS-D in Cottage Grove, Oregon

K40JS-D in Frost, Minnesota

K41GW-D in Juliaetta, Idaho

K41KH-D in Teton Village, Wyoming

K41KT-D in Grays River, Washington

K45DQ-D in Hot Springs, Montana

K46FE-D in Artesia, New Mexico

K46FY-D in Redwood Falls, Minnesota

K47LK-D in Dubois, etc., Wyoming

K48MP-D in Corvallis, Oregon

K49CT-D in Paradise, California

K49MI-D in Pendleton, Oregon

K50LT-D in Ashland, Montana

KADN-TV in Lafayette, Louisiana

KADT-LD in Austin, Texas

KAJF-LD in Topeka, Kansas

KAJL-LD in Fayetteville, Arkansas

KBGS-TV in Billings, Montana

KBRO-LD in Fort Collins, Colorado

KBTC-TV in Seattle, Washington

KCGE-DT in Crookston, Minnesota

KCLO-TV in Rapid City, South Dakota

KCWC-DT in Thermopolis, Wyoming

KCWC-DT in Lander, Wyoming

KDSM-TV in Des Moines, Iowa

KDSO-LD in Medford, Oregon

KDTL-LD in St. Louis, Missouri

KHCE-TV in San Antonio, Texas

KHRR in Tucson, Arizona

KHSC-LP in Fresno, California

KIMD-LD in Lufkin, Texas

KINC in Las Vegas, Nevada

KIVY-LD in Crockett, Texas

KKIC-LD in Boise, Idaho

KKTQ-LD in Cheyenne, Wyoming

KKYK-CD in Little Rock, Arkansas

KMJF-LD in Columbus, Nebraska

KNDO in Yakima, Washington

KOAB-TV in Madras, Oregon

KOGG in Wailuku, Hawaii

KOOD in Hays, Kansas

KORS-CD in Portland, Oregon

KORX-CD in Walla Walla, Washington

KPHE-LD in Phoenix, Arizona

KPIC in Roseburg, Oregon

KPTB-DT in Lubbock, Texas

KPXM-TV in St. Cloud, Minnesota

KSAN-TV in San Angelo, Texas

KTSM-TV in El Paso, Texas

KULU-LD in Park City, Utah

KUNP in La Grande, Oregon

KUPT-LD in Albuquerque, New Mexico

KVAD-LD in Amarillo, Texas

KVTH-DT in Hot Springs, Arkansas

KZDN-LD in Denver, Colorado

W16AX-D in Ithaca, New York

W16BE-D in Hornell, Alfred, New York

W16CA-D in Layton, Florida

W16CC-D in West Gate, Florida

W16CM-D in Jasper, Alabama

W16CO-D in Middleburg, Pennsylvania

W16CV-D in Parkersburg, West Virginia

W16CW-D in Villalba, Puerto Rico

W16CX-D in Panama City, Florida

W16DA-D in Fort Kent, Maine

W16DO-D in Cleveland, Ohio

W16DU-D in Bloomington, Wisconsin

W16DV-D in Alexander City, Alabama

WANA-LD in Naples, Florida

WAPK-CD in Bristol, Virginia/Kingsport, Tennessee

WCJB-TV in Gainesville, Florida

WCQA-LD in Springfield, Illinois

WCUH-LD in Fort Wayne, Indiana

WEID-LP in South Bend, Indiana

WELF-TV in Dalton, Georgia

WFNY-CD in Gloversville, New York

WGGS-TV in Greenville, South Carolina

WGXA in Macon, Georgia

WHRO-TV in Hampton-Norfolk, Virginia

WJFW-TV in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

WKHA in Hazard, Kentucky

WKMH-LD in Peoria, Illinois

WLOV-TV in West Point, Mississippi

WMAH-TV in Biloxi, Mississippi

WMKH-LD in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

WMTJ in Fajardo, Puerto Rico

WNBJ-LD in Jackson, Tennessee

WNKY in Bowling Green, Kentucky

WPBF in Tequesta, Florida

WPBI-LD in Lafayette, Indiana

WPDE-TV in Florence, South Carolina

WPTD in Dayton, Ohio

WPYM-LD in Cleveland, Mississippi

WSMH in Flint, Michigan

WTVO in Rockford, Illinois

WUSV-LD in Clarksburg, West Virginia

WVAW-LD in Charlottesville, Virginia

WWWJ-CD in Jeffersonville, Indiana

WXXI-TV in Rochester, New York

WYBU-CD in Columbus, Georgia

WYGA-CD in Atlanta, Georgia

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K16HQ-D in Georgetown, Idaho

WEPA-CD in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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K40FJ in Midland, Texas

K40FM-D in Milton-Freewater, Oregon

K40HL-D in Whitehall, Montana

K40IJ-D in Topeka, Kansas

K40KC-D in Tulsa, Oklahoma

K40KQ-D in Wyola, Montana

K40KR-D in Medford, Oregon

K40KX-D in Centerville, Texas

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KISA-LD in San Antonio, Texas

KMMC-LD in San Francisco, California

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KTBN-TV in Santa Ana, California

KTES-LD in Abilene, Texas

KTLM in Rio Grande City, Texas

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W40CN-D in Sugar Grove, Illinois

W40CU-D in St. Petersburg, Florida

WAAO-LD in Andalusia, Alabama

WBUY-TV in Holly Springs, Mississippi

WDBD in Jackson, Mississippi

WESV-LD in Chicago, Illinois

WGGB-TV in Springfield, Massachusetts

WGWW in Anniston, Alabama

WHMB-TV in Indianapolis, Indiana

WICZ-TV in Binghamton, New York

WIRE-CD in Atlanta, Georgia

WIXT-CD in Dewitt, New York

WKUW-LD in White House, Tennessee

WLFB in Bluefield, West Virginia

WLMB in Toledo, Ohio

WLPC-CD in Detroit, Michigan

WMGM-TV in Wildwood, New Jersey

WMTJ in Fajardo, Puerto Rico

WMYA-TV in Anderson, South Carolina

WNJJ-LD in Paterson, New Jersey

WNKY in Bowling Green, Kentucky

WODF-LD in Rockford, Illinois

WPAN in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

WPCB-TV in Greensburg, Pennsylvania

WTWC-TV in Tallahassee, Florida

WUVC-DT in Fayetteville, North Carolina

WVDM-LD in Quincy, Illinois

WVEB-LD in Florence, South Carolina

WVVC-LD in Utica, New York

WWDD-LD in Havre de Grace, Maryland

WWSB in Sarasota, Florida

WYCI in Saranac Lake, New York

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