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|Channels||Digital: 33 (UHF)|
Virtual: 33 (PSIP)
|Owner||Ion Media Networks|
(Ion Media License Company, LLC)
|First air date||May 17, 1989|
|Call letters' meaning||Washington's PaX TV|
|Former callsigns||KBGE (1989–1998)|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:|
33 (UHF, 1989–2009)
32 (UHF, until 2009)
|Former affiliations||ValueVision (until 1998)|
|Transmitter power||400 kW|
|Height||716 m (2,349 ft)|
|Public license information||Profile|
KWPX-TV, virtual and UHF digital channel 33), is an Ion Television owned-and-operated television station serving Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, United States that is licensed to Bellevue. The station is owned by Ion Media Networks. KWPX's offices are located on 304th Avenue Southeast in Preston, and its transmitter is located on West Tiger Mountain near Issaquah.
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KWPX signed on the air as KBGE on May 17, 1989. When the station first signed on the air, its transmitter site was atop the Columbia Center Tower. The transmitter site was later moved to West Tiger Mountain—which is also known as West Tiger #3. The call letters became KWPX-TV on March 9, 1998.
As of April 23, 2010, KWPX is transmitting Ion programming in HD.
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Network|
33.7 – Telemundo.
KWPX-TV shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 33, on February 17, 2009, to conclude the federally mandated transition from analog to digital television. The station's digital signal relocated from its pre-transition UHF channel 32 to frequency, channel 33.
- Official website
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KWPX
- Query TV Fool's coverage map for KWPX
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KWPX-TV
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