Pioneer's Channel 8 is on the air!
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GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — Pioneer PBS’ broadcast signal has moved from Channel 49 to Channel 8 for the region served by Pioneer’s tower near Fergus Falls.

The new transmitter and antenna have been installed to reach a larger viewing area with five PBS channels, including Pioneer HD 8-1, Pioneer Create 8-2, the Minnesota Channel 8-3, the World Channel 8-4 and the 24/7 PBS Kids Channel 8-5.

Viewers who use antennas to watch Pioneer PBS in this area will need to rescan their televisions to receive the Channel 8 signal. Viewers with a VHF antenna, or a VHF/UHF combination antenna, will have the best reception. Antennas should be pointed towards Erhard.

Cable television or satellite viewers are not affected.

About Pioneer PBS

Pioneer PBS is a viewer-supported, locally controlled public television station that has been a beacon of thoughtful and thought-provoking television for the lakes region for more than 20 years. For more information, visit, contact or call 1-800-726-3178.