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I received the August issue of the Worldwide TV-FM DX Association digest today, and it had the following FCC update information for stations in Modesto:
KEXT-CD, channel 27, application for digital service has been canceled.
K49EO, channel 49, has received approval for a power increase to 175 watts. Has anyone seen this channel on the air yet?

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I received the August issue of the Worldwide TV-FM DX Association digest today, and it had the following FCC update information for stations in Modesto:
KEXT-CD, channel 27, application for digital service has been canceled.
K49EO, channel 49, has received approval for a power increase to 175 watts. Has anyone seen this channel on the air yet?

Larry
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KEXT has been a mystery to me. They're part of the KUVS-KTFK-KEZT-KEXT group. They're a Class A station and have a great site, covering a large area with low power and no competition on channel 27 yet they're squandering it. It's a wasted channel showing the same UniMas programming as KUVS and KTFK that cover the same area. I've attached an image showing the overlapping Service Contours of these 4 stations. KEXT and KEZT are useless and with a better choice of antennas for KTFK, KUVS is just a duplicate too. That's 3 wasted channels in this area.

K49EO analog has been gone for a long time. Somehow I missed their digital application. Even if they come back on the air, is anyone going to see them? Look at their service contour.

https://maps.google.com/?q=http://tr...state%3DCA.kml

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