KFSN-TV maintains studio and office facilities located on G Street in downtown Fresno; its transmitter is located on Bear Mountain, near Meadow Lakes, California.After the Federal Communications Commission's four-year-long freeze on awarding television station licenses was lifted in 1952, two radio stations – KARM (1430 AM, now KYNO) and KFRE (940 AM, now KFIG) competed for the construction permit to operate a station on channel 12, the sole VHF allocation given to Fresno.
S., even though this did not seriously reduce the amount of Japanese immigrants coming into the U. Nonetheless, the Japanese were subjected to the same discriminatory laws and prejudices that the Chinese endured earlier, including restrictions on their rights to own land and become citizens. During this period before 1940, these Asian groups tried as best as they could, given the restrictions placed upon them, to make a living for themselves and to become as integrated into American life as possible.
KFRE won the permit, On February 17, 1961, KFRE-TV reluctantly moved to UHF channel 30 to make Fresno an all-UHF market under orders from the FCC.
It was known by the term deintermixture, the move was made for the purpose of leveling the playing field and eliminating the potential of unfair competition between the VHF and UHF bands.
KFSN-TV, virtual and UHF digital channel 30, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station located in Fresno, California, United States.
The station is owned by ABC Owned Television Stations, a unit of the Disney-ABC Television Group division of The Walt Disney Company.