Spectrum Repack Complete

The spectrum repack reduced the frequencies used for over-the-air television to channels 2 – 36 to make room for other services such as 5G wireless. As a result of the repack stations broadcasting on channels above 36 moved to lower frequencies. Some stations that were broadcasting at channel 36 or below also moved broadcast frequencies, and some stations ceased operation.

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Maintenance History

  • 20210321 – RF 19 (KSTS) has been added to the Fremont feed.
  • 20210321 00:30 – 02:00 – Maintenance – hardware upgrade.
  • 20200728 – RF 34 (KFSF, KDTV) has been added on the Sutro Tower feed.
  • 20200728 – RF 20 (KDTV,KTSF) monitoring has been discontinued due to poor reception.
  • 20200703 – RF 20 (KDTV, KTSF) has been added on the Fremont feed. RF 42 (KTLN) has been discontinued as KTLN is now operating on RF 22 and the RF 42 transmitter has been shut down. Historical data for RF 42 remains available.
  • 20200625 – The Internet-facing servers have been upgraded. Please report any issues with accessing SFBayATSC.
  • 20200410 – KKPXDT has been moved to an in-attic CM4228-HD to improve reception. All other Sutro/Mt. San Bruno channels remain on a rooftop CM4228-HD.

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