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Mclure Mountain KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-8

Communities Served: Winthrop - Twisp

Updated: 1/7/2020

The KSPS over the air signal at Mclure Mountain, which provides KSPS over the air service to Winthrop and Twisp is good at this time.

KSPS - PBS viewers living in the Methow Valley can check the status of the KSPS Signal at any time by clicking on the following link (mvcomm.org).

 

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Bridgeport: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-24
Communities Served: Chief Joseph

Updated: 6/13/2022         KSPS-TV OVER-THE AIR SERVICE HAS BEEN RESTORED AT OMAK MTN

KSPS Engineering has repaired all the equipment issues caused by serious lightening strikes on Friday 6/3 at the Omak Mtn Translator site, which feeds the Bridgeport Translator site. Thus, the full KSPS over-the-air program stream including, KSPS-PBS, KSPS World, KSPS Create and KSPS Kids has been restored. Unfortunately, despite the return of service at the Bridgeport site from Omak there are further equipment issues at the Bridgeport Translator site itself that need to be addressed before the KSPS over the air service in the Bridgeport viewing area can be restored. At this time KSPS Engineering will heading to the Bridgeport Translator site tomorrow 6/14 to restore the full KSPS Program Service at the site. 

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Chelan-Butte Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-7
Communities Served: Chelan - Manson

Updated: 6/13/2022         KSPS-TV OVER-THE AIR SERVICE HAS BEEN RESTORED

KSPS Engineering has repaired all the equipment issues caused by serious lightening strikes on Friday 6/3 at the Omak MTN Translator site, which feeds the Chelan Mtn Translator site. Thus, the full KSPS over-the-air program stream including, KSPS-PBS, KSPS World, KSPS Create and KSPS Kids has been restored in the Chelan and Manson viewing areas. 

If you are a KSPS viewer in Chelan, Manson and the surrounding area and are still having issues receiving KSPS with an antenna please let us know. 

Call KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687. 

Colville Mountain: KSPS 7.1 & 7.3 - SD Only
Community Served - Colville

If you have any further questions or are still not receiving KSPS 9.1 or 9.2 please let us know. Call KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687.

 

Coulee City Hall KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-10
Communities Served: Coulee City

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Fox Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-8
Communities Served: Mallot

Updated: 6/13/2022         KSPS-TV OVER-THE AIR SERVICE HAS BEEN RESTORED

KSPS Engineering has repaired all the equipment issues caused by serious lightening strikes on Friday 6/3 at the Omak MTN Translator site, which feeds the Fox Mtn Translator site. Thus, the full KSPS over-the-air program stream including, KSPS-PBS, KSPS World, KSPS Create and KSPS Kids has been restored in the Mallot viewing area. 

If you are a KSPS viewer in Mallot and the surrounding area and are still having issues receiving KSPS with an antenna please let us know.

Call KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687.

Updated: 5/25/2022

As part of the ongoing Okanogan TV District Improvement Project KSPS Engineering Services recently completed the installation of three new transmitters, repaired and restored the sites transmission antenna and installed equipment that will provide the station with remote monitoring and control of the site going forward. All of the newly installed equipment plus the various repairs made at the site should greatly improve the quality and reliability of all the services being transmitted from the Fox translator site including, KSPS 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4 on Ch-8, KXLY on Ch-10 and a variety of TV Services on Ch-12.  

 

Goat Mountain KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-14
Communities Served: Brewster – Pataros

Goat Mountain KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-9

Communities Served: Lower Methow Valley

Grizzly Mountain KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-12
Communities Served: Winthrop – Twin Lakes

Jump Off Mountain/Stemit: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-17
Communities Served: Wenatchee – Rock Island

Updated: 7/19/2022

The KSPS over-the-air programming service is currently off the air due to LocalTel equipment problems at the Jump Off Joe Translator site. LocalTel reports that they are waiting for parts to fix the problem.

If you have any question or concerns regarding the outage call LocalTel or you can contact us by calling KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687. 

 

Leavenworth: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-13
Communities Served: Omak – Leavenworth

Monument Mountain KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-19
Communities Served: Quincy – Moses Lake

If you are a KSPS viewer in Quincy or Moses Lake and have any issues receiving KSPS 7.1, 7.2 or 7.3 over the air using an antenna please let us know. Call KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687.

Olive Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-8
Communities Served: Omak – Riverside

Updated: 6/13/2022         KSPS-TV OVER-THE AIR SERVICE HAS BEEN RESTORED

KSPS Engineering has repaired all the equipment issues caused by serious lightening strikes on Friday 6/3 at the Omak MTN Translator site, which feeds the Olive Mtn Translator site. Thus, the full KSPS over-the-air program stream including, KSPS-PBS, KSPS World, KSPS Create and KSPS Kids has been restored in the Omak & Riverside viewing areas.

If you are a KSPS viewer in Omak, Riverside and the surrounding area and are still having issues receiving KSPS over the air using an antenna please let us know. 

Call KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687.

Updated: 5/13/2022

As part of the ongoing Okanogan TV District Improvement Project KSPS Engineering Services recently completed the installation of three new transmitters along with equipment that will provide the station with remote monitoring and control of the site going forward. All of the newly installed equipment plus the various repairs made at the site should greatly improve the quality and reliability of all the services being transmitted from the Olive translator site including, KSPS 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4 on Ch-8, KXLY on Ch-10 and a variety of TV Services on Ch-12.  

 

Omak Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-17
Communities Served: Omak – Okanagan Valley

Updated: 6/13/2022         KSPS-TV OVER-THE AIR SERVICE HAS BEEN RESTORED

KSPS Engineering has repaired all the equipment issues caused by serious lightening strikes on Friday 6/3 at the Omak MTN Translator site. Thus, the full KSPS over-the-air program stream including, KSPS-PBS, KSPS World, KSPS Create and KSPS Kids has been restored in the Omak and Okanogan Valley viewing area.

If you are a KSPS viewer in Omak and the Okanogan Valley and are still having issues receiving KSPS with an antenna please let us know. 

Call KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687. 

Pickens Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-8

Communities Served: Tonasket

Updated: 6/13/2022         KSPS-TV OVER-THE AIR SERVICE HAS BEEN RESTORED

KSPS Engineering has repaired all the equipment issues caused by serious lightening strikes on Friday 6/3 at the Omak MTN Translator site, which feeds the Pickens Mtn Translator site. Thus, the full KSPS over-the-air program stream including, KSPS-PBS, KSPS World, KSPS Create and KSPS Kids has been restored in the Tonasket viewing area.

If you are a KSPS viewer in Tonasket and the surrounding area and are having issues receiving KSPS over the air using an antenna please let us know. 

Call KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687. 

Updated: 5/13/2022

As part of the ongoing Okanogan TV District Improvement Project KSPS Engineering Services recently completed the installation of three new transmitters, repaired and restored the sites transmission antenna and installed equipment that will provide the station with remote monitoring and control of the site going forward. All of the newly installed equipment plus the various repairs made at the site should greatly improve the quality and reliability of all the services being transmitted from the Pickens translator site including, KSPS 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4 on Ch-8, KXLY on Ch-10 and a variety of TV Services on Ch-12.  

Idaho Translators

Black Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-32
Communities Served: Bonners Ferry – Moyie Springs

Updated: 12/7/2022

At this time the KSPS-PBS Program Service is off the air at Black Mountain due to severe ice on our signal receive antenna at the Black Mountain translator transmission site, which servers the communities of Bonners Ferry and Moyie Springs . Currently there is an engineering crew at the site trying to clear the ice from all the various receive antennas operating at the site. Hopefully their efforts will be successful and the KSPS over-the-air signal is restored.

If you are a KSPS Viewer in either Bonners Ferry, Moyie Springs or the surrounding area and you have any questions please let us know.

Call KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687.  

 

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Canfield-Butte Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-26
Communities Served: Coeur D’ Alene

Update

Updated: 6/29/21

Following the installation of a new transmission antenna at the Canfield Butte site in December 2020 the transmission signal of KSPS from the Canfield site has been significantly reduced compared to what it was prior to the installation of the new antenna. As a result, some over the air viewers of KSPS in Coeur D' Alene and the surrounding area may find it difficult to receive KSPS via antenna. The new antenna was install by Idaho Public Television, who owns the translator site. Idaho Public Television Engineering is working with the antenna manufacturer to address the on going issue.

If you are presently a KSPS viewer in the Coeur D' Alene area who is having issues receiving KSPS over the air via antenna please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687.

Cottonwood-Butte Mountain:
KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-16
Communities Served: Craigmount – Cottonwood – Grangeville

If you are a KSPS Viewer who receives KSPS over the air via the Cottonwood-Butte translator site and you should lose our signal, please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ (509) 443-7687.

Lewiston Hill: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-24
Communities Served: Clarkston, Wa – Lewiston, Id

Updated: 5/13/2022

Going into this year Lewiston Hill was 1 of 4 KSPS translator sites that was in line for a much needed transmitter upgrade. This past week KSPS Engineering completed the new transmitter installation along with equipment that will give us remote monitoring and control capability from our studio. Thus, in the future when issues like a power outage at the site occurs we will not only be immediately notified that the transmitter is down but then, when power is restored, we will be able to take steps to immediately restore all of our over-the-air services. Without question, the installation of the new transmitter complete with a remote control system at the site will greatly improve the quality and reliability of our service to the loyal viewers of KSPS-PBS in the Clarkston/Lewiston area. 

Please Note: If you are a KSPS viewer in the Clarkston/Lewiston area and are having issues receiving KSPS with an antenna please let us know. Call KSPS Engineering at (509) 443-7687.

 

Priest Lake TV District
Kinner Point MountainKSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-5

Updated: 10/7/21

There is currently an issue with the KSPS over the air service in the Priest Lake area due an equipment issue. The equipment issue is causing intermittent video blocking. At this time, KSPS Engineering is planning a trip to the Kinner Point translator site next Mondy to address the problem. 

Please Note: If you are an over the air KSPS Viewer in the Priest Lake - Kenner Point viewing area and you are unable to receive KSPS please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ 509 (443-7687).

Priest Lake TV District
Lakeview Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-31
Communities Served: Priest Lake Area

Updated: 10/7/21

There is currently an issue with the KSPS over the air service in the Priest Lake area due an equipment issue at the Kinner Point translator site, which delivers the KSPS signal to the Lakeview Translator site. The equipment issue is causing intermittent video blocking. At this time, KSPS Engineering is planning a trip to the Kinner Point translator site next Monday to address the problem. 

Please Note: If you are an over the air KSPS Viewer in the Priest Lake - Lakeview viewing area and you are unable to receive KSPS please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ 509 (443-7687).

Sandpoint Baldy Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-23
Communities Served: Sandpoint – Spirit Lake

Updated: 6/3/2022

At this time KSPS is operating on a backup transmitter with limited power at the Sandpoint Baldy Translator Site due an A/C equipment issue at the site. Avista, which owns the translator site, is planning to send a crew up next Tues May 7th to address the air conditioning issue. Until then, some viewers in the Sandpoint area depending on their location may not be able to receive the KSPS over-the-air Program Service due to the limited power of the backup KSPS transmitter. 

If you are a KSPS viewer in the Sandpoint area and you are unable to receive KSPS or have any other questions regarding the current issue at the site please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ 509 (443-7687).

Montana Translators

Big Fork: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-21
Communities Served: South/Southwest Big Fork

Updated: 12/7/2022

At this time the KSPS-PBS Program Service is off the air in the South/Southwest Big Fork viewing areas due to severe ice on our signal receive antenna at the Black Mountain translator transmission site in Idaho that feeds the KSPS signal into Montana to the King Mountain site and then on to the Blacktail Translator Transmission site, which in turn delivers the signal to the Big Fork Translator site and the community of Big Fork. Currently there is an engineering crew at the Black Mtn site trying to clear the ice from all the various receive antennas at the site. Hopefully their efforts will be successful and the KSPS-PBS over-the-air signal is restored.

If you are a KSPS viewer in the Big Fork viewing area and you are unable to receive KSPS please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ 509 (443-7687).

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Blacktail Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-32
Communities Served: Kalispell

Updated: 12/7/2022

At this time the KSPS-PBS Program Service is off the air in the Kalispell and Lakeview viewing areas due to severe ice on our signal receive antenna at the Black Mountain translator transmission site in Idaho that feeds the KSPS signal into Montana to the King Mountain site and then on to the Blacktail Translator Transmission site, which in turn delivers the signal to the communities of Kalispell and Lakeview. Currently there is an engineering crew at the Black Mtn site trying to clear the ice from all the various receive antennas at the site. Hopefully their efforts will be successful and the KSPS-PBS over-the-air signal is restored.

If you are a KSPS viewer in the Kalispell or Lakeview viewing area and you are unable to receive KSPS please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ 509 (443-7687).

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King Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-13
Communities Served: Troy – Bull Lake

Updated: 12/7/2022

At this time the KSPS-PBS Program Service is off the air in the Troy and Bull Lake viewing areas due to severe ice on our signal receive antenna at the Black Mountain translator transmission site in Idaho that feeds the KSPS signal to the King Mountain Translator Transmission site in Montana, which in turn delivers the over-the-air signal to the communities of Troy and Bull Lake. Currently there is an engineering crew at the Black Mtn site trying to clear the ice from all the various receive antennas at the site. Hopefully their efforts will be successful and the KSPS-PBS over-the-air signal is restored.

If you are a KSPS viewer in the Troy or Bull Lake viewing area and you are unable to receive KSPS please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ 509 (443-7687).

 

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Polson: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-29
Communities Served: Polson Area

Updated: 12/7/2022

At this time the KSPS-PBS Program Service is off the air in the Polson viewing area due to severe ice on our signal receive antenna at the Black Mountain translator transmission site in Idaho that feeds the KSPS signal into Montana to the King Mountain site and then on to the Blacktail Mountain Translator Transmission site, which in turn delivers the signal to the community of Polson. Currently there is an engineering crew at the Black Mtn site trying to clear the ice from all the various receive antennas at the site. Hopefully their efforts will be successful and the KSPS-PBS over-the-air signal is restored.

If you are a KSPS viewer in the Polson viewing area and you are unable to receive KSPS please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ 509 (443-7687).

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Thompson Falls: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-36
Communities Served: Thompson Falls Area

TV Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-8
Communities Served: Missoula – Hamilton

Updated: 12/7/2022

At this time the KSPS-PBS Program Service is off the air in the Missoula and Hamilton viewing areas due to severe ice on our signal receive antenna at the Black Mountain translator transmission site in Idaho that feeds the KSPS signal into Montana to the King Mountain site and then on to the Blacktail Mountain Translator Transmission site, which in turn delivers the signal to TV Mountain and the communities of Missoula and Hamilton. Currently there is an engineering crew at the Black Mtn site trying to clear the ice from all the various receive antennas at the site. Hopefully their efforts will be successful and the KSPS-PBS over-the-air signal is restored.

If you are a KSPS viewer in the Missoula or Hamilton viewing area and you are unable to receive KSPS please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ 509 (443-7687).

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Sheldon Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-30
Communities Served: Libby Area

Woodsbay: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-11
Communities Served: Somers – Lakeside

Updated: 12/7/2022

At this time the KSPS-PBS Program Service is off the air in the Somers and Lakeside viewing areas due to severe ice on our signal receive antenna at the Black Mountain translator transmission site in Idaho that feeds the KSPS signal into Montana to the King Mountain site and then on to the Blacktail Mountain Translator Transmission site, which in turn delivers the signal to the Woodsbay Translator site and the communities of Somers and Lakeside. Currently there is an engineering crew at the Black Mtn site trying to clear the ice from all the various receive antennas at the site. Hopefully their efforts will be successful and the KSPS-PBS over-the-air signal is restored.

If you are a KSPS viewer in the Somers and Lakeside viewing area and you are unable to receive KSPS please let us know by calling KSPS Engineering @ 509 (443-7687).

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Oregon Translators

Basket Mountain: KSPS 7.1/7.2/7.3/7.4 on CH-23
Communities Served: Milton Freewater – Walla Walla, WA