|6.1 (SD)||6.1 (HD)||6.2 Create (SD)||6.3 Emerge (SD)||6.4 KMOS PBS Kids (SD)|
|Charter/Spectrum||9||707 / 709||184||185||190/200|
|Citizens||6||205||28 / 169||29/ 170||-|
|Provincial||37 / 11||-||-||-||-|
|Suddenlink||6 / 8||106||130 / 5||131||132|
Do you have cable or satellite?
If you receive KMOS through a pay service, like cable or satellite, then they are responsible for installing the equipment to deliver KMOS (and other broadcast stations) to you. If you do have trouble, please contact your provider. KMOS has contacted many of the cable systems, and will work with others who have yet to complete the transition.
KMOS is available throughout most of central Missouri by streaming on the PBS Video app on Android mobile, Amazon Fire tablets, iOS, tvOS, Chromecast, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV, and ROKU.
All four KMOS channels can be received using a UHF antenna,
Most cable providers carry all of the KMOS channels, and the satellite carriers provide only KMOS -HD. The table to the left lists the ones of which we are aware, however we would appreciate your feedback should you find any of the information has changed.
Note: Some providers will assign different channel numbers to our signal in different communities. (e.g. Charter/Spectrum carries 6.1 on either 707 or 709, depending on your location.)
For more information about our programming and availability, call our main office during business hours (800-753-3436).
If you have trouble picking up channel 6, follow these steps:
* point your antenna towards Syracuse, MO;
* use the largest UHF/VHF antenna rated for long distances;
* mount it as high as possible;
* use an amplifier mounted on the antenna;
* a rotor device will allow you turn it to each of the stations you want, so that you can get the best reception for all stations. Some viewers have mounted two separate antennas - and attach them to the same television/receiver with a combiner.
Other issues include:
* Ensuring that none of the antenna elements are broken, and that all the wiring is well-connected;
* That you use a coaxial cable and not a flat ribbon with 2 wires. The latter allows interference from electrical lines in your house;
* The antenna should be firmly mounted, if it blows in the wind, the signal will be affected;
* Digital signals in the UHF range are highly directional and don't travel well over hills or around buildings or trees.
* When moving the antenna to tune the signal, be sure to give the receiver 30 seconds or so to register the signal;
* The 'cliff effect' means that you either get a good picture, or no picture - there is no static in-between. You might have a signal that is just barely strong enough, but moving the antenna slightly will cause it to disappear.