Recent Changes for "KCRA" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/KCRARecent Changes of the page "KCRA" on Davis Wiki.en-us KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2008-09-13 12:56:17JasonAllerlink fixes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ''Dave and Lois shop at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op. Whoohooo.'' -- ["SummerSong" ss] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ''Dave and Lois shop at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op. Whoohooo.'' -- ["<span>Users/</span>SummerSong" ss] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 45: </td> <td> Line 45: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ''So if KCRA is the most powerful and biggest TV station around, how come their broadcast signal is so much weaker than the other stations around? It is so hard to get a good signal via my rabbit ear antenna. Yet all the other local stations are as clear as cable...'' -- ["BrianSolecki"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ''So if KCRA is the most powerful and biggest TV station around, how come their broadcast signal is so much weaker than the other stations around? It is so hard to get a good signal via my rabbit ear antenna. Yet all the other local stations are as clear as cable...'' -- ["<span>Users/</span>BrianSolecki"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 47: </td> <td> Line 47: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ''Biggest, yes. Most powerful, not so much. A great many Davis residents have the same complaint; I sold antennas to many of them. The people I talk to are divided as to the cause; some say weak transmission power, others say that KCRA has their transmitter pointed the "wrong" way. Others have said both, but I think KCRA didn't want to compete with then-NBC affiliate KRON out of San Francisco in places where their signals would overlap. In any case, KCRA is aware of reception issues in Davis, but I haven't seen any change in a long time. Best remedy -- buy an outdoor antenna, like the big spiny ones everyone had on their rooftops in the 1950's. They're still the best, even for HDTV.'' -- ["JeffLeCates" jlc] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ''Biggest, yes. Most powerful, not so much. A great many Davis residents have the same complaint; I sold antennas to many of them. The people I talk to are divided as to the cause; some say weak transmission power, others say that KCRA has their transmitter pointed the "wrong" way. Others have said both, but I think KCRA didn't want to compete with then-NBC affiliate KRON out of San Francisco in places where their signals would overlap. In any case, KCRA is aware of reception issues in Davis, but I haven't seen any change in a long time. Best remedy -- buy an outdoor antenna, like the big spiny ones everyone had on their rooftops in the 1950's. They're still the best, even for HDTV.'' -- ["<span>Users/</span>JeffLeCates" jlc] </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2007-06-20 15:33:54Jedron(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> KCRA airs the news live from their glass studio at Arden Fair Mall everyday at noon. You can be on live TV when you to go to Arden Fair. Just stand behind the anchors at the windows. </td> <td> <span>+</span> KCRA airs the news live from their glass<span>&nbsp;windowed</span> studio at Arden Fair Mall everyday at noon. You can be on live TV when you to go to Arden Fair. Just stand behind the anchors at the windows. </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2007-06-20 15:33:39Jedron(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> KCRA airs the news live from their glass studio at Arden Fair Mall everyday at noon. You can be on live TV when you to go to Arden Fair. </td> <td> <span>+</span> KCRA airs the news live from their glass studio at Arden Fair Mall everyday at noon. You can be on live TV when you to go to Arden Fair.<span>&nbsp;Just stand behind the anchors at the windows.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2007-06-20 15:32:40Jedronlive at Arden Fair glass studio <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ KCRA airs the news live from their glass studio at Arden Fair Mall everyday at noon. You can be on live TV when you to go to Arden Fair.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2007-06-20 08:39:42NickSchmalenbergerwiki link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 34: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The station is owned by [http://www.hearstargyle.com/ Hearst-Argyle Television], as is ["KQCA" WB 58]. History buffs will certainly recognize the name; the company is spun off the same [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Randolph_Hearst Hearst] who owned the newspaper empire and built the [<span>http</span>:<span>//en.w</span>iki<span>pedia.org/wiki/Hearst_</span>Castle castle] on the California coast. Business types will recognize the Hearst television presence in Sacramento as a duopoly. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The station is owned by [http://www.hearstargyle.com/ Hearst-Argyle Television], as is ["KQCA" WB 58]. History buffs will certainly recognize the name; the company is spun off the same [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Randolph_Hearst Hearst] who owned the newspaper empire and built the [<span>wiki</span>:<span>W</span>iki<span>Pedia:"Hearst </span>Castle<span>"</span> castle] on the California coast. Business types will recognize the Hearst television presence in Sacramento as a duopoly. </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2006-08-08 08:41:45JeffLeCatesTemplate-style reformat <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Television Channels'''||<br> + ||VHF 3, Cable 3, Digital 35||</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Television Channels'''||<br> - ||VHF 3, Cable 3, Digital 35||</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''<span>Address</span>'''|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''<span>Location</span>'''||<span><br> + ||'''Studio:'''||</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ||'''Transmitter:'''||<br> + ||N 38° 14' 50.00", W 121° 30' 3.00"||<br> + ||Just northeast of Walnut Grove||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Transmitter Power'''||<br> + ||KCRA-TV (Analog): 100 kW ERP||<br> + ||KCRA-DT (Digital): 687 kW ERP||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Parent Company'''||<br> + ||[http://www.hearstargyle.com/ Hearst-Argyle Television]||</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2006-08-08 04:05:04JabberWokkyUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/KCRA?action=Files&do=view&target=KCRA3-logo.png">KCRA3-logo.png</a>.KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2006-08-08 04:04:01JabberWokky+logo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(KCRA3-logo.png, right, noborder)]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2006-08-07 22:39:09WilliamLewisLink to the FCC db. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Call Letters'''||<br> - ||KCRA||</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Callsign'''||<br> + ||[http://dettifoss.fcc.gov/acweb/dettifoss/genmen_a/db_11/d_admin.roi;732923?ViewDefault KCRA-TV]||</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2006-07-19 22:21:36JabberWokky-br <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||3 Television Cir <span>[[BR]]</span> Sacramento, CA 95814-0750|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||3 Television Cir <span>||<br> +</span> <span>||</span>Sacramento, CA 95814-0750|| </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2006-07-11 19:27:30RadioNinjaNew LiveCopter, announced via website. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ In July 2006, KCRA announced it would bring to its viewing audience a brand-new breaking news LiveCopter. A sneak-peek video of the new LiveCopter has appeared on KCRA's website.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-12-05 22:59:42JeffLeCatesResponded to reception question <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + * ''Biggest, yes. Most powerful, not so much. A great many Davis residents have the same complaint; I sold antennas to many of them. The people I talk to are divided as to the cause; some say weak transmission power, others say that KCRA has their transmitter pointed the "wrong" way. Others have said both, but I think KCRA didn't want to compete with then-NBC affiliate KRON out of San Francisco in places where their signals would overlap. In any case, KCRA is aware of reception issues in Davis, but I haven't seen any change in a long time. Best remedy -- buy an outdoor antenna, like the big spiny ones everyone had on their rooftops in the 1950's. They're still the best, even for HDTV.'' -- ["JeffLeCates" jlc]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-12-05 17:03:58MatthewKeys <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ KCRA was started at the California State Fair by a local Sacramento family in the 1950s.<br> + <br> + KCRA has more bureaus throughout California than any other station in the state. KCRA takes pride in their traffic and breaking news chopper, nicknamed "LiveCopter 3." In 1997, pilot of LiveCopter 3 Michael Kidd rescued a dog named Rodeo from a rooftop during a flood. This earned Kidd, LiveCopter 3 and KCRA fame on Sacramento's PBS station. It also earned Kidd a guest appearance on Oprah as well as a story the following year in Reader's Digest.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-11-13 12:34:22BrianSoleckiquestion <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + * ''So if KCRA is the most powerful and biggest TV station around, how come their broadcast signal is so much weaker than the other stations around? It is so hard to get a good signal via my rabbit ear antenna. Yet all the other local stations are as clear as cable...'' -- ["BrianSolecki"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-11-13 09:49:00JeffLeCatesFixed some formatting <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> A local ["Media" television] station, and an affiliate of the NBC network. The relationship with [http://www.nbcuni.com NBC Universal] grants KCRA the rights to broadcast ''<span>Italic </span>Late Night with Conan O'Brien'', to use NBC's WeatherPlus system for weather reporting, and to sell knick-knacks at a store called "The KCRA Experience". Syndicated programming includes ''<span>Italic </span>The Oprah Winfrey Show'' and reruns of stuff. </td> <td> <span>+</span> A local ["Media" television] station, and an affiliate of the NBC network. The relationship with [http://www.nbcuni.com NBC Universal] grants KCRA the rights to broadcast ''Late Night with Conan O'Brien'', to use NBC's WeatherPlus system for weather reporting, and to sell knick-knacks at a store called "The KCRA Experience". Syndicated programming includes ''The Oprah Winfrey Show'' and reruns of stuff. </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-10-31 22:59:27JeffLeCatesAdded station contact info, local programming info, and trivia. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Common Name'''||<br> - ||NBC 3||</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Television Channels'''||<br> + ||VHF 3, Cable 3, Digital 35||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''On-Air Name'''||<br> + ||KCRA 3||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Address'''||<br> + ||3 Television Cir [[BR]] Sacramento, CA 95814-0750||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Telephone'''||<br> + ||(916) 446-3333 ||</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||[http://www.<span>the</span>kcra<span>channel</span>.com<span>/index.html</span>]|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||[http://www.kcra.com]|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- A local ["Media" television] station. The NBC affiliate for the greater Sacramento area.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ A local ["Media" television] station, and an affiliate of the NBC network. The relationship with [http://www.nbcuni.com NBC Universal] grants KCRA the rights to broadcast ''Italic Late Night with Conan O'Brien'', to use NBC's WeatherPlus system for weather reporting, and to sell knick-knacks at a store called "The KCRA Experience". Syndicated programming includes ''Italic The Oprah Winfrey Show'' and reruns of stuff.<br> + <br> + "KCRA 3 Reports" is the highest-rated local news broadcast in the Central Valley as of this writing. The most well-known anchors of this newscast are Dave Walker and Lois Hart, who were also CNN's very first anchors.<br> + <br> + The station is owned by [http://www.hearstargyle.com/ Hearst-Argyle Television], as is ["KQCA" WB 58]. History buffs will certainly recognize the name; the company is spun off the same [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Randolph_Hearst Hearst] who owned the newspaper empire and built the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hearst_Castle castle] on the California coast. Business types will recognize the Hearst television presence in Sacramento as a duopoly.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-04-17 22:33:45PatrickSing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||<span>W</span>B <span>58</span>|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||<span>N</span>B<span>C</span> <span>3</span>|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> A local ["Media" television] station. </td> <td> <span>+</span> A local ["Media" television] station.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;The NBC affiliate for the greater Sacramento area.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Now a WB station, the morning shows are simulcast with ["KSTE"].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-02-16 12:23:02JevanGraymedia link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ A local ["Media" television] station.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-02-11 16:31:30JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ Now a WB station, the morning shows are simulcast with ["KSTE"].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-02-11 13:10:32SummerSongAdded comment <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + * ''Dave and Lois shop at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-Op. Whoohooo.'' -- ["SummerSong" ss]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> KCRAhttp://daviswiki.org/KCRA2005-02-11 12:55:37ArlenAbrahamneeeeds more <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for KCRA<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Call Letters'''||<br> + ||KCRA||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Common Name'''||<br> + ||WB 58||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Website'''||<br> + ||[http://www.thekcrachannel.com/index.html]||<br> + <br> + <br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>