KYES-TV (Anchorage, AK)

KYES-TV is the local MyNetworkTV affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska, broadcasting locally on channel 5, with a repeater in Anchorage on channel 18, KYEX-LP. It has translators (repeaters) in Kenai-Soldotna on channel 6, Homer-Seldovia on channel 9 (petition to change to channel 3), and can be seen via satellite on AMC 7 at 137 degrees via an authorized Wegener satellite receiver. The station is owned by Fireweed Communications, LLC. KYES is one of the few stand-alone locally owned television stations left in the United States. Its studios are located on Woodland Avenue in Anchorage, southwest of downtown, while the main transmitter for the station is in the city's Eagle River district. [1]