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Where To Watch KBTC

Where to Watch KBTC

KBTC Public Television is broadcast from Tacoma, Washington. Our broadcast signal can be seen throughout Western Washington, parts of Northern Oregon, and Southern British Columbia.

You can receive KBTC on the following channels:



Olympia to Vancouver B.C. (in most areas):

KBTC 28.1, NHK World-Japan 28.2, FNX (First Nations Experience) 28.3, TVW 28.4 digital channels

Olympia to Vancouver, WA (in most areas):

KCKA 15.1, NHK World Japan 15.2, FNX (First Nations Experience 15.3, TVW 15.4 digital channels



KBTC Channel 108 Western Washington (HD)

KBTC Channel 12 in Western Washington except Tacoma (SD)

KBTC Channel 3 within Tacoma City Limits (SD)

NHK World Japan Channel 115 in Western Washington (HD)

FNX Channel 334 in Western Washington (SD)



Tacoma, Fife, University Place, Lakewood, and Spanaway:

KBTC Channel 3 (HD)

NHK World Japan Channel 518 (HD)

FNX Channel 111 (SD)


Puyallup, Graham, Spanaway, and Eatonville:

KBTC Channel 3 (HD)



KBTC Channel 169 (HD) Channel 3 (SD) Kitsap, Mason, and Pierce counties

KBTC Channel 217 (HD) Channel 86 (SD) Snohomish, Skagit, Island, and Whatcom counties

KBTC Channel 108 (HD) Channel 91 (SD) Port Angeles and Sequim

KBTC Channel 712 (HD) Channel 28 (SD) Seattle and Bellevue


Dish Channel 28 
DirecTV Channel 28 

For information on receiving our digital channels through your cable or satellite service, please contact your service provider.


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