KIXE-TV (Redding, CA)
KIXE-TV, channel 9, is the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) affiliate in the Sacramento Valley of California. KIXE broadcasts only in digital VHF channel 9 at 15-thousand watts and covers a 130-mile radius that includes ten California counties: Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity. Today, KIXE is one of the most watched TV stations in this area. Some 33% of KIXE's budget comes in the form of a federal grant. The balance is derived from program underwriting, auction, members, and other fundraising activities. The station serves more than 500,000 people with more than 74,000 television households tuning in to Channel 9 each and every week.