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KAKM
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Anchorage, Alaska
Channels Digital: 8 (VHF)
Virtual: 7 (PSIP)
Affiliations PBS
Owner Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc.
First air date May 7, 1975
Sister station(s) KSKA
Former channel number(s) Analog:
7 (VHF, 1975-2009)
Transmitter Power 50 kW
Height 240 m
Facility ID 804
Transmitter Coordinates 61°25′19.8″N 149°52′27.8″W / 61.422167°N 149.874389°W / 61.422167; -149.874389
Website http://www.kakm.org/

KAKM is a public television station in Anchorage, Alaska, broadcasting locally on digital channel 8 as a PBS member station. The station is owned by Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc., and is the only PBS station in Alaska that is not part of AlaskaOne.

The station first started regular transmissions on 7 May 1975. Previously, PBS programming had been offered to Anchorage stations on per-program basis. (For example, 'Sesame Street' was carried on KTVA, 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' on KIMO, and 'The Electric Company' on KENI, now KTUU.)

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Station Presentation

Digital television

The station's digital channel, VHF 8, is multiplexed:

Digital channels

Channel
(PSIP)
Programming Freq
(MHz)
Video
PID
Audio
PID
7.1 KAKM-HD 183 49 52
7.2 silent 183 65 68
7.3 360 North 183 81 84

360 North provides statewide coverage of Alaska public affairs, documentaries, historical programs, and Native topics. Originating at KTOO-TV, 360 North replaces Gavel to Gavel Alaska, which televised the Alaska Legislature.[1]

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