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Vegas PBS (KLVX) first signed on air on March 24, 1968 is a PBS affiliate owned by KLVX Communications Group and operates in Las Vegas, Nevada. Clark County School is the indirect owner through the aforementioned company. KLVX is housed at the Vegas PBS Educational Technology Campus located in Paradise while its transmitter is positioned at Black Mountain near Henderson.

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Sub-Channels: 10.1 PBS

10.2 Create

10.3 PBS Kids

Website: www.vegaspbs.org

The Clark School Trustees, giving up their proposal of a statewide educational television network that would operate from Las Vegas, applied to FCC for the approval to construct a single educational television station in the city. KVLX was assigned Channel 10 and it was formally launched on March 25, 1968. Nevada got its second educational station following the launch of KNPB in 1983. KVLX started its broadcasts from two classrooms converted-studio at the Southern Nevada Vocational Technical Center. Students enrolled in vocational training programs were given the roles in production and engineering tasks.

Four Instructional Fixed Service Channels were introduced in Sep 1968; the services’ live content would cover foreign language, fine arts and mathematics. No less than 16 more channels were launched from 1978 to 1996. The total would accumulate for 67,000 hours of instructional television programming, staff orientations, college courses and professional development yearly. The ITFS were effectively serving the communities of Henderson, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Pahrump and Boulder City. Channel 10 Friends was founded with the support of community leaders in 1971 upon the proposal of Charlotte Hill. The organization aimed to raise the private support for the instructional television was renamed as Southern Nevada Public Television in 2002. It expanded its reach to Clark, White Pine, Nye and Lincoln counties between 70s and 80s with the construction of a dozen and a half translators. A new facility for the station was employed at 4210 Channel 10 Drive in 1978. KLVX in 2004 became the first channel in US to demonstrate the emergency exercise. This led to eventually buying the Digital Emergency Alert System; the purchase cost USD 1.2m.

The community television service was rebranded as Vegas PBS in Sep 2006. The offices of the PBS affiliate were shifted to Vegas PBS Educational Technology Campus in 2009.

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