KODE-TV (Joplin, MO)

KODE-TV, virtual channel 12, is the ABC network affiliated television station serving all of Joplin, Missouri and its surrounding areas and Pittsburg, Kansas and its rural communities. Its studios and transmitter are located in Joplin. The station broadcasts its high definition digital signal on UHF channel 43 at 1.46 kilowatts under a Special Temporary Authority, but has filed a construction permit to increase power to 1000 kilowatts. [1]