GRANITE FALLS, Minn. — PBS Pioneer’s 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 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 PBS Pioneer
PBS Pioneer 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.