NET’s KHNE/Hastings New Transmitter Installation Starts Today

News Release Date: 
May 28, 2019

For Immediate Release

NET’s KHNE/Hastings New Transmitter Installation Starts Today

LINCOLN, Neb. (May 28, 2019) – For those who watch NET over-the-air in the KHNE/Hastings coverage area, installation of a new transmitter is planned for today, Tuesday, May 28. The work will likely last through June 17.

“During this time, NET will be on a backup transmitter at reduced power. This reduced power will affect some over-the-air viewers. It is not expected to affect cable or satellite viewers in the area,” said Matt Sperling of NET’s Technology Services.

For the most up-to-date information, call the NET Help Desk at 800-698-3426 or email customerservice@netNebraska.org for assistance.

For those unable to receive NET television during this installation period, go to netNebraska.org and select Live and On Demand from the top right corner of the home page. The free NET Nebraska App can also be downloaded on mobile devices for live and on-demand viewing.

In addition, some current episodes of NET and PBS programs can be viewed online at video.netNebraska.org or via the PBS Video App. NET PBS KIDS can be live streamed at pbskids.org/video or via the PBS KIDS mobile app.

The KHNE/Hastings coverage area includes the following counties: Hamilton, Boone, Webster, Hall, Merrick, Clay, Platte, Saline, Butler, Thayer, Franklin, Nance, Buffalo, Greeley, Adams, York, Nuckolls, Jefferson, Fillmore, Sherman, Howard and Kearney.

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MEDIA CONTACT:  Sandi Karstens, 402-470-6578, skarstens@netNebraska.org

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit netNebraska.org.