Channel 24 Sunriver area

Channel 24 was restored back to service last week.

The channel 24 transmitter on Spring River Butte which serves Sunriver is currently off the air. KTVZ NBC can also be viewed on channel 38. We apologize for the inconvenience and will have it restored as soon as possible.

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Grizzly Mtn Transmitters

RESOLVED:

Engineering has completed the work on the Grizzly TV channels.

Rescan your TV for all available channels and updates.

During the week of April 25-29 we will be performing maintenance on channel 20 and 27. You may notice brief interruptions in service through out the week.

We apologize for this inconvenience and will work to keep it as brief as possible.

Please check back here for updates

Engineering Staff at KTVZ

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Solar Outage Affects TV Signals

It’s time again for the typical SOLAR OUTAGE here in Central Oregon. The time when the Sun interrupts the signals of some satellite channels. The outages typically last for only a few minutes. Thanks for your patience. Engineering

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Grizzly Mtn Channel 27 Receive Issues (Resolved)

We have been made aware of reception issues in Prineville and Madras with the KTVZ NBC channel 27 on Grizzly Mountain. We are working to gain access to the site and identify and correct the problem. We will update this blog as more information is available. Our 10pm NEWS is also available on our FOX HD channel, 20.2.

Channel 27 (NBC) on Grizzly Mtn has been restored to service as of 4 PM on January 6, 2022.

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Ch 20 Prineville (RESOLVED)

We are currently experiencing transmitter issues with our transmitter in Prineville and working to get it resolved as quickly as possible. We would like to thank you for your patience as we work to resolve the issue.

The Issue with our Channel 20 Transmitter has has been resolved. Thank you for your patience.

UPDATE

Channel 20 on Grizzly in Prineville is back on the Air but at a reduced power while repairs are being made. Thank you for your patience. We will post updates as they are available.

UPDATE 1/19/22

Channel 20 will be shutdown as we source parts for repair. You can watch FOX on channel 27.3 in the short time. Thank you for your patience.

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Grizzly Mtn. Ch.27.1-5 (Completed)

Starting tomorrow Thursday 10/21 thru Saturday evening 10/23, engineering will be performing a transmitter replacement. During this time you may experience frequent short and long periods of outages while the maintenance is being completed. We apologize in advance for any interruption.

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Bend Broadband Outage

Bend Broadband had equipment failure on their receive side of our transmission. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused over the weekend and all services should be restored fully.

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Bend Broadband Outage (FIXED)

We are aware of the cable network outage with Bend Broadband and our programming and are working with them to resolve the issue as soon as possible.
-Thank You for your patience

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Scheduled Maintenance FOX

On Thursday Morning May 2nd from 12:30 AM till 4:30 AM engineering will be performing scheduled maintenance on our FOX station. This will effect all OTA, Dish and Direct TV customers. Thank you in advance for your patience while we work on improving our systems.

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Bend Broadband Channel 605

Bend Broadband is having technical difficulties with NBC channel 605, please utilize channel 5 when experiencing this issue to continue to watch your local NBC affiliate.

Thank You for your patience

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