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Free TV in San Antonio

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Do you call San Antonio home?  Your city’s name is Spanish for “Saint Anthony,” which is fitting because the place was named after Saint Anthony of Padua.  The Spanish influence on this area is still felt today.  The city of San Antonio has five 18th-century Spanish frontier missions, which include The Alamo.  Today, San Antonio is a vibrant city with a thriving and diverse population and economy.  The area has six Fortune 500 companies as well as the South Texas Medical Center, military bases, and popular commercial entertainment venues, such as SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas.  Other attractions include the River Walk, Alamo Bowl, and the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.  With so much to offer, it’s easy to see that San Antonio is a wonderful place to work and live!

Did you know that San Antonio is a great place to watch TV?  The transmitters of more than nine English-speaking, eight Spanish-speaking, and four religious channels dot the landscape.  These towers broadcast a wide variety of free HDTV on a number of channels and sub-channels.  With a TV antenna and a few other pieces of equipment, you can enjoy all this free local programming.  It’s called “cutting the cord,” and many San Antonio residents are doing it.  This is why you’re probably seeing TV antennas atop your neighbors’ houses.  If you’re ready for free TV in San Antonio, then it’s time to cut the cord.    

    

 

The San Antonio TV Market

The TV Market in San Antonio

If you call the San Antonio area your home, you live in one of 26 counties in south-central Texas.  Your home is one of the more than 963,000 households, and you’re one of the area’s 938,000 residents.  Here’s a look at most of the free TV that’s available to viewers in the San Antonio media market:      

Station

Ch.

RF

Network

HD?

Lang.

Tower Location

KCWX-DT

2.1

5

My NetworkTV

HD

English

Gillespie-Kendall County Line

KCWX-DT2

2.2

5

This TV

SD

English

Gillespie-Kendall County Line

WOAI-DT

4.1

48

NBC

SD

English

Wilson County

WOAI-DT2

4.2

48

Antenna TV

SD

English

Wilson County

KENS-DT

5.1

39

CBS

HD

English

Wilson County

KENS-DT2

5.2

39

Estrella TV

SD

Spanish

Wilson County

KENS-DT3

5.3

39

Justice Network

SD

English

Wilson County

KLRN-DT

9.1

9

PBS

HD

English

Foster Road

KLRN-DT2

9.2

9

World

HD

English

Foster Road

KLRN-DT3

9.3

9

V-me

SD

English

Foster Road

KLRN-DT4

9.4

9

Create

SD

English

Foster Road

KSAT-DT

12.1

12

ABC

SD

English

Wilson County

KSAT-DT2

12.2

12

MeTV

SD

English

Wilson County

KSAT-DT3

12.3

12

Movies!

HD

English

Wilson County

KNIC-DT

17.1

18

UniMas

SD

Spanish

Timber-wood Park

KNIC-DT2

17.2

18

Univision

SD

Spanish

Timber-wood Park

KNIC-DT3

17.3

18

Escape

SD

English

Timber-wood Park

KNIC-DT4

17.4

18

Laff

SD

English

Timber-wood Park

KHCE-DT

23.1

16

TBN

SD

English

Wilson County

KHCE-DT2

23.2

16

Hillsong Channel

SD

English 

Wilson County

KHCE-DT3

23.3

16

JUCE TV/ Smile of a Child TV

SD

English

Wilson County

KHCE-DT4

23.4

16

Enlace

HD

Spanish

Wilson County

KHCE-DT5

23.5

16

TBN Salsa

SD

English

Wilson County

KPXL-DT

26.1

26

Ion

SD

Spanish

Medina-Bandera County Line

KPXL-DT2

26.2

26

Qubo

HD

English

Medina-Bandera County Line

KPXL-DT3

26.3

26

Ion Life

SD

English

Medina-Bandera County Line

KPXL-DT4

26.4

26

Ion Shop

SD

English

Medina-Bandera County Line

KPXL-DT5

26.5

26

QVC

HD

English

Medina-Bandera County Line

KPXL-DT6

26.6

26

HSN

SD

English

Medina-Bandera County Line

KABB-DT

29.1

30

Fox

HD

English

Wilson County

KABB-DT2

29.2

30

Comet

SD

English  

Wilson County

KABB-DT3

29.3

30

TBD

SD

English

Wilson County

KMYS-DT

35.1

32

The CW

HD

English

Bandera County

KMYS-DT2

35.2

32

ASN Channel

SD

Spanish

Bandera County

KWEX-DT

41.1

41

Uni vision

HD

Spanish

Wilson County

KWEX-DT2

41.2

41

GetTV

SD

English

Wilson County

KWEX-DT3

41.3

41

GritTV

SD

English

Wilson County

KVDA-DT

60.1

38

Tele mundo

HD

Spanish

Wilson County

KVDA-DT2

60.2

38

Tele Xitos

SD

English

Wilson County

KVDA-DT3

60.3

38

Cozi TV

HD

English

Wilson County

*The San Antonio TV market has many low-powered stations not listed here. As a cord-cutter, you might be able to receive some or all of the programming from these, depending upon a variety of factors.

 

What’s Available in Markets Near San Antonio?

In addition to clear picture and no cable bills, there’s an additional benefit to cutting the cord for some San Antonio residents.  About 79 miles to the east is the city of Austin and the Austin TV market.  Depending upon where you live in San Antonio, and the type of TV antenna you have, you might be able to receive programming from the Austin area.  Give us a call at 877.312.4547 so we can help determine if you can receive these additional channels with your TV antenna.

Cutting the Cord and Sports

Sports in San Antonio

While cord-cutting offers more channels and better-quality reception, most media markets have blackouts on professional sports.  This limits the amount of games cord-cutters can watch.  While this presents a challenge, Solid Signal has ways for cord cutters such as yourself to see your favorite pro sports.  Check out our San Antonio Cord Cutter's Sports Guide for ways to watch your favorite teams after you cut the cord.

 

Your TV Antenna in San Antonio

To cut the cord, you need a TV antenna. But you can’t just buy any antenna and get the best over-the-air TV reception.  No two TV antennas are the same, and no two over-the-air viewing experiences are the same.  If you’re considering cutting the cord, keep these things in mind:

  • How far you live from your local TV transmitters.
  • The number of buildings, trees, and other obstructions between your home and the broadcast towers.
  • Which channels are your favorites?  This is important when choosing a VHF, UHF, or VHF/UHF antenna.

Why are these factors important?  Each one can affect the quality of your OTA TV reception and the number of TV programs you receive.  We can help you determine whether you need an indoor TV antenna or one of three types of outdoor TV antennas.  To help you better understand the process, we’ve compiled this handy guide to match you with the best TV antenna.

 

Cutting the Cord in San Antonio

A TV antenna gives you the most channels and best reception, and it eliminates your cable bills.  Do you need another reason to become a cord-cutter?  Let us match you with the best TV antenna for your situation.  If you’re moving to another TV market, we can help you there, too.  Call us at 877.312.4547 for antenna recommendations, installation guidance, and everything else you need to cut the cord.


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