KDGL-LD[1] channel 23, is an independent TV station serving Southwest Kansas and the Oklahoma Panhandle. KDGL has sister stations in Dodge City, Kansas, Garden City, Kansas, Liberal, Kansas, and Ulysses, Kansas.[2][3] This forms a continuous coverage of over 90 miles radius from Sublette, Kansas. FCC service contours indicate that KDGL and its sister stations cover approximately 156,350 people.[4] Actual people covered is estimated to be 204,000+ with 74,000+ households with the 2010 census using the Longley-Rice model.

Sublette, Kansas
BrandingTV23 (general)
NewsWest23 (newscasts)
SloganTV23 Your Community TV
ChannelsDigital: 23 (UHF)
AffiliationsCOZI TV/ Buzzr TV/ Rev'n/ TCN/ NewsNet/ AMG TV/ The Walk TV
OwnerHigh Plains Broadcasting, LLC.
(High Plains Broadcasting, LLC)
First air dateOctober 1, 2012
Call letters' meaningDodge Garden Liberal
Sister station(s)KDDC-LD Dodge City, Kansas / KGCE-LD Garden City, Kansas / KSWE-LD Liberal, Kansas / KDGU-LD Ulysses, Kansas
Transmitter power1 kW HAAT = 71.6 m
Facility ID182368
Transmitter coordinates37°28′28.0″N 100°51′11.0″W / 37.474444°N 100.853056°W / 37.474444; -100.853056
Websitewww.kdgltv.com www.NewsWest23.com


High Plains Broadcasting, LLC owns the 5 stations. The southernmost licensed station, KSWE, also serves much of the Oklahoma Panhandle, which is part of the Amarillo DMA.


KDGL was formed to provide local news, weather, sports, and community events to the Southwest Region of the State of Kansas as well as much of the Oklahoma Panhandle. High Plains Today(R) is produced every weekday at noon.


KDGL is located in an old AT&T microwave radio tower on the South edge of Sublette, Kansas.


Currently KDGL is operating a completely digital SD-SDI master control plant. MPEG2 Encoding and Multiplexing is accomplished with a Motorola TMX-2010 system. Automation software is from Deyan Automation Systems in Cyprus. Traffic and Billing software is Natural Log 8. Live events are streamed over the internet or private backhauls to the station's master control plant with a Streambox ACT-L3. Video is stored in a 15 disk Fibre Channel disk array with 16 channels of playback and 8 channels of record via 4 Leitch Nexio MPEG2/DV25 servers. The on-air weather graphics system for severe weather graphics was written by the station. The on-air or studio control room is 100% SD-SDI. Graphics are done with a dual channel SDI Chyron Corporation Duet SD character generator running Lyric. Switching is done with a BlackMagic ATEM 15 channel switcher.


KDGL is utilizing existing building space in the 22 x 78 building. The studio is 15 x 20.

Digital televisionEdit

Channel Programming
23.1 COZI TV As Of October 5, 2017
23.2 Buzzr TV
23.3 thisTV
23.4 TCN
23.5 NewsNet
23.6 AMG TV
23.7 InfoWars
23.8 Jewelry TV


  1. ^ http://transition.fcc.gov/fcc-bin/tvq?list=0&facid=182368
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-11. Retrieved 2013-07-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=kdgl-ld#station
  4. ^ http://www.rabbitears.info/search.php?request=owner_search&owner=High+Plains+Broadcasting