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General Reception Help Article rated 3.0/5.0
General tips on resolving low signal strength include the following: A good first step is to re-scan with your TV and/or receiver. Note: Scanning for channels when a signal is out will erase the m...
2018 - 2020 Transmitter Work (FCC Repack) Article rated 4.1/5.0
7/18/2019 UPDATE: Both the transmitter and antenna crews have arrived and installation has begun. As with most large projects, there are some unique challenges which preclude setting a finishing da...
Corvallis Translator Article rated 3.9/5.0
As part of an FCC-mandated frequency change, the KATU translator on Peterson Butte serving the Corvallis area, has been changed from UHF Channel 47 to VHF Channel 8, effective 7:00pm 12/18/18. It will...
Comet Closed Captioning on Channel 2.3 Article rated 3.7/5.0
The Comet TV Network is not currently providing full-time captioning under the exclusion for new networks provided under FCC Rules ( c.f. https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/47/79.1 , (d)(9)). Whi...
DVR Issues with Recording Article rated 5.0/5.0
It has come to our attention that some manufacturer's DVR (Digital Video Recorders) will not record some programming. This is due to the implementation of copy protection embedded in the programming f...
Graphics on Narrow-Screen Televisions Article rated 5.0/5.0
Starting on August 29, 2016, ABC will no longer support "safe title" areas for older 4x3 television sets. This means that if you are using an old-style television, rather than a widescree...
Grizzly Mountain Coverage Article rated 5.0/5.0
We have a translator on Grizzly Mtn. (Channel 35). Terrebonne viewers may may be able to pick it up but much of our signal in Terrebonne from Grizzly is shaded by Smith Rocks and Grays' Butte to the E...
Otter Crest Translator (Lincoln City/Newport) Article rated 5.0/5.0
K32NK-D - Lincoln City/Newport - Otter Crest
Unwanted Captioning or “Black Boxes” on Screen Article rated 3.3/5.0
The black box or unwanted captioning on your screen can be removed by doing the following: On your TV remote control look for a button labeled "CC" (Closed Captioning), or in a menu look ...
Viewer Hearing No Audio on KATU (Usually Translator Viewers or Cable Viewers) Article rated 3.3/5.0
On your TV remote control, look for a button labeled "SAP" or "MTS" or "Audio" or “LANG”, or go into the audio set-up menu and look for the SAP / Stereo options. You are...
DTV Time Settings Article rated 4.0/5.0
We have been advised of a problem where some over-the-air DTV sets that have Daylight Savings Time (DST) turned on in their Time settings jumped ahead an hour. It seems that the problem lies with the ...
Longview Washington Reception Article rated 5.0/5.0
KATU and the other Portland stations have translators on Mt. Brynion. Mt. Brynion is the mountain east of I-5 behind Kelso. Mt. Brynion is licensed to serve Rainier. Depending on your location in Long...
Watching Shows Online Article rated 5.0/5.0
Streaming Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Question: Can live shows be streamed to a phone or tablet? Answer: You should be able to do it on your phone or tablet through a web browser at katu....
Captioning on Cable TV Systems Article rated 5.0/5.0
Some cable providers, in addition to providing an HD digital signal, will also choose to provide a lower-quality down-converted analog signal for compatibility with older televisions. For visually imp...
 

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