KJNB-LD

KJNB-LD

Jonesboro, Arkansas
United States

Branding
Fox 39 (on LD1)
CBS 39 (on LD2)

Channels
Digital: 39 (UHF)
Virtual: 39 (PSIP)

Subchannels
39.1 Fox
39.2 CBS

Affiliations
Fox

Owner
Waypoint Media
(Jonesboro TV, LLC)

Founded
November 22, 2011 (2011-11-22)

First air date
June 1, 2015; 20 months ago (2015-06-01)

Call letters’ meaning
JoNesBoro

Sister station(s)
KJNE-LD (translator)

Former callsigns
K39LS-D (2011–2014)

Former affiliations
Dark (2011–2015)

Transmitter power
15 kW

Height
106 m

Class
LD

Facility ID
187271

Transmitter coordinates
36°03′30.0″N 90°56′36.0″W / 36.058333°N 90.943333°W / 36.058333; -90.943333

Licensing authority
FCC

Public license information:
Profile
CDBS

Website
www.kjnbtv.com

KJNB-LD, virtual and UHF digital channel 39, is a low-powered primary Fox affiliate located in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States. The station is owned by Waypoint Media, LLC. KJNB maintains a small office in the Regions Bank Building in Jonesboro, and its transmitter is located on Highway 91/Southern Avenue in unincorporated Lawrence County, southeast of Walnut Ridge.

Contents

1 History
2 Digital television

2.1 Digital channels

3 Programming

3.1 Main channel
3.2 Secondary channel

4 References
5 External links

History[edit]
The station first signed on the air on June 1, 2015 as the market’s second commercial television station, after ABC/NBC affiliate KAIT (channel 8), which signed on the air in July 1963 as an independent station. Until this point, Fox programming was available in northeast Arkansas over-the-air and on cable through WHBQ-TV (channel 13) in Memphis, Tennessee (prior to former owner Fox Television Stations’ purchase and subsequent affiliation switch of WHBQ in 1995, area cable systems previously piped in that station’s predecessor affiliates: WMKW-TV (channel 30, now CW affiliate WLMT) from 1987 to 1990, and WPTY-TV (channel 24, now ABC affiliate WATN-TV) from 1990 until it lost the Fox affiliation to WHBQ).[1] Despite being licensed as a low-powered television station, Waypoint Media secured the affiliation agreement with Fox by promising to provide coverage of at least 93% of the market through its over-the-air signal and through distribution on local cable and satellite providers.[1]
On August 1, 2015, KJNB-LD signed on a second digital subchannel, carrying programming from CBS (as the Jonesboro area’s first locally based CBS affili