KDSO-LD

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
KDSO-LD
Medford, Oregon
CityMedford, Oregon
BrandingtheDove TV
ChannelsDigital: 16 (UHF)
Virtual: 43 (PSIP)
AffiliationsChristian Independent
OwnerUnited Christian Broadcasters
(UCB USA Inc.)
Sister station(s)KDOV FM 91.7
Former callsignsK44IA (2005-2009)
KDOV-LP (2009-2018)
KDSO-LP (2018)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
44 (UHF, 2008-2018)
Websitewww.thedove.us

KDSO-LD channel 16 / PSIP 43.1 (known as theDove TV) is a low-power Christian television station based in Medford, Oregon. It is the sister station to KDOV 91.7 FM radio in Medford. It is owned by United Christian Broadcasters, through licensee UCB USA Inc.

KDSO-LD can also be seen on Charter Communications cable channel 18 in Medford and channel 89 in Klamath Falls, and on Ashland HomeNet Cable channel 97 in Ashland, as well as over the internet at the station's website. They are currently in the application process to be added to Dish Network and DirecTV.

Programming[edit]

KDSO-LD broadcasts a schedule of local and national Christian programs, including those from Christian Broadcasting Network, which produces news and informational programming, including CBN NewsWatch, Christian World News, The 700 Club (which also aired daily on fellow Medford station KTVL until September 2012 when it moved over to KMVU) and 700 Club Interactive. Local programming featured includes Mornings on theDove and Focus Today (both simulcasts with KDOV radio) and news updates throughout the day.

They have also broadcast programs from LeSEA Broadcasting in the past.

Programming seen on theDove TV[edit]

On-air talent[edit]

  • Perry Atkinson - Host, Mornings on theDove, Focus Today, Afternoons on theDove
  • Polina Leiser - Co-Host, Mornings on theDove
  • Steve Johnson - TV Operations Manager / Co-Host, Mornings on theDove
  • Jerry Bilden - Occasional Fill-In (KDOV 91.7 FM Music Director)
  • Ashley Carrasco - Anchor/Reporter, News Update / News Anchor (formerly of KTVL)
  • Jim McCoy - Play-By-Play Commentator for Cascade Christian High School football and boys basketball (KDOV 91.7 FM)

Former notables[edit]

  • Demi DeSoto - Anchor/Reporter, News Update / News Anchor (formerly of KTVL)

Affiliate stations[edit]

City Call letters Channel
Bend, Oregon N/A 41.1
Chico, California KKRM-LD 11.4
Petaluma, California KFMY-LD 6.4
Redding, California KRDT-CD 23.4
Sacramento/Yuba City, California KKPM-LD 28.4
San Francisco/San Jose, California KURK-LD 3.4
San Francisco/Oakland, California KQTA-LD 13.4
San Jose, California KQRO-LD 45.4
San Rafael, California KQSL-LD 8.4
Santa Rosa, California KFTY-LD 45.4

Board of directors[edit]

  • Perry Atkinson, President
  • Dallas Rhoden, Vice President
  • Jason Atkinson, Secretary / Treasurer
  • Hal Short, Chairman of the Board
  • Mark Portrait, Director
  • Ted Darnell, Director

Awards[edit]

In 2011, theDove TV (in only its second year of existence) was the recipient of the National Religious Broadcasters' prestigious Low Power Television Station of the Year.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]