Channel 24 Will Cease Broadcasting

KLKN-TV, Channel 8 in Lincoln, NE has announced plans to cease operation of its satellite station KLKE-TV, Channel 24, licensed to the community of Albion, NE.

Citadel Communications, owners of KLKN-TV and KLKE-TV, filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission canceling the license of the satellite station. Roger Moody, vice-president and general manager, cited the prohibitive costs of continued operation of KLKE-TV and the significant investment necessary, which would have been required, to upgrade it to a digital facility as the reasons for the decision.

KLKE-TV will officially cease operation at the conclusion of the broadcast day on Sunday, March 2 nd .

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