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K18HD-D (virtual and UHF digital channel 18) is a low-powered PBS-affiliated television station it licensed Bakersfield operates as a low-power translator of KVPT.

History[]

Background[]

The UHF channel 34 allocation in the Bakersfield market was originally licensed to KVPT-LP, which operated for a few months in 2006. The station was owned by Cocola Broadcasting (now KCBT-LD).

Early years[]

The station first signed on the air on October 18, 2005 as KVPT-LP; owned by Cocola Broadcasting. it was the second television station to sign on in the Bakersfield market, which debuted three months earlier on August 1. Channel 18 originally operated as a primary ABC affiliate with a PBS affiliation. KVPT-LP (channel 34, now KCBT-LD).

Sale to Valley Public Television[]

On September 27, 2009, Cocola Broadcasting announced that it would sell KVPT-LP. On February 17, 2009, KVPT-LP became K18HD-D, and moved to 18 virtual.

Digital television[]

Digital channels[]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
18.1 1080i 16:9 K18HD-D Main KVPT/K18HD-D programming / PBS
18.2 480i Valley PBS Kids
18.3 Create
18.4 World
34.1 KVPT-LP

Former Digital Channels[]

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
34.1 480i 16:9 KVPT-LP Main KVPT-LP programming / PBS


TV stations in California
KOCE, Los Angeles

KVCR, Los Angeles
KLCS, Los Angeles
KEET, Eureka
KVIE, Sacramento
KIXE, Redding/Chico
KQED/KQET, San Francisco/Monterey
KQEH, San Francisco
KRCB, San Francisco
KVPT, Fresno
K18HD-D, Bakersfield
KPBS, San Diego

Television stations in the greater Bakersfield area
KTLD-CD 8 (3ABN)
KKEY-LP 13 (TLM)
KXBF-LD 14 (SBN)
KGET 17 (NBC)
K18HD-D 18 (PBS)
KBBV-CD 19 (AZA)
KERO 23 (ABC)
K24GS 24 (3ABN)
KZKC-LD 28 (ABC)
KBAK 29 (CBS)
KBTF-CD 31 (UMas)
KCBT-LD 34 (ESTRELLA)
KBFK-LP 34 (MOVIES!)
KNXT-LP 38 (Ind)
KABE-CD 39 (UNI)
KPMC-LD 43 (HSN)
KUVI-DT 45 (JUSTICE)
KBFX-CD 58 (FOX)
KTFF-DT 61 (UMas)
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