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TECHNOTE: Friday Apr 26 Update - TV broadcast is at low power

WKAR TV is currently broadcasting at low power. Viewers in outlying areas may have no reception via antenna. Website streaming and some cable systems will not be affected.

These channels are available for viewing online:
WKAR TV and WKAR World at
https://video.wkar.org/livestream/

WKAR PBS KIDS at
https://pbskids.org/videos/watch/live

Periodic updates will be posted below.

Updated: April 26, 2024 at 4:55 PM EDT
Troubleshooting through the day on Friday 4/26 led to the determination that a key component of the TV broadcast transmitter has failed. WKAR TV will be broadcasting at low power until repairs can be made. We will post updates here when we have a timeline for repairs and return to full power.
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  • UPDATE: 7am 4/26/24. WKAR TV is currently operating at reduced power. Channel 23.1-5 went off-the-air unexpectedly at about 6:15pm Thursday. Engineers were able to restore broadcast service at reduced power at approx. 2:30am. Work continues to bring the station to full power.
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