The CBS Dallas O&O will begin transmitting a stronger digital signal on the UHF band beginning Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. Over-the-air viewers will then need to re-scan their sets or converter boxes.
In order to improve reception for North Texas television viewers who use antennas, CBS O&O KTVT Dallas will begin transmitting a stronger digital signal on the UHF band (ch. 19) beginning Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 11 a.m.
The station said viewers who receive their television signals via antennas will need to re-scan their converter boxes and/or digital TV tuners after 11 a.m. on Aug. 4 to receive the higher-powered signal that will appear on ch. 11-1.
“We’re happy to make this move to the UHF band to accommodate those who have had difficulty receiving our VHF signal since the digital TV transition,” said KTVT President-General Manager Steve Mauldin. “We believe that this will make it easier for our over-the-air viewers to watch their favorite news and entertainment programs.”
KTVT employees will staff a special hotline, 877-TEXAS-11 following the switch to answer any viewer questions and provide technical assistance.