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KNME-TV Station Logo
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Branding KNME, New Mexico PBS
Channels Digital: 35 (UHF)
(displayed as Ch. 5)
Affiliations PBS
Owner University of New Mexico
and Albuquerque Public Schools
(The Regents of the University of New Mexico & the Board of Education of the City of Albuquerque, New Mexico)
First air date May 1, 1958
Call letters’ meaning Keeping
Sister station(s) KNMD-TV
Former channel number(s) Analog:
5 (VHF, 1958-2009)
Former affiliations NET (1958-1970)
Transmitter Power 250 kW
Height 1287 m
Facility ID 55528
Transmitter Coordinates 35°12′50.2″N 106°27′1.7″W / 35.213944°N 106.450472°W / 35.213944; -106.450472

KNME is a television station based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is a PBS station, and broadcasts on digital channel 35 (virtual Ch. 5) that produces documentaries, shorts and weekly television series.


Television programs produced by KNME

KNME produces several television programs, including:

  • ¡Colores! - a documentary series devoted to the art, culture, and history of New Mexico.
  • New Mexico in Focus - a weekly public affairs newsmagazine


KNME also operates the satellite service WestLink ([1]), which shares programming with other public television stations and several commercial clients. Satellite interviews from New Mexico on news networks like CNN often originate at KNME.



KNME also operates TALNET, the educational access cable channel for Albuquerque. It broadcasts a mix of PBS programming and local school board meetings on Comcast cable channel 96 in Albuquerque.

TALNET's name is an acronym for Teach and Learn Network.

Digital television

There are three program streams from KNME

Channel Programming
5.1 PBS (HD)
5.2 V-Me

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