Fox 42 KPTM Omaha

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Kptm Kptm
Omaha, Nebraska/Council Bluffs, Iowa
United States
CityOmaha, Nebraska
BrandingFox 42 (general)
Fox 42 News (newscasts)
My 42.2 & This Omaha
(on DT2)
SloganOmaha’s Only Local Source For News, Weather, and Sports at 9
ChannelsDigital: 43 (UHF)
(to move to 26 (UHF))
Virtual: 42 (PSIP)
  • .1: Fox
  • .2: MyNetworkTV/This TV
  • .3: Comet TV
OwnerSinclair Broadcast Group
(KPTM Licensee, LLC)
First air dateApril 6, 1986; 32 years ago (1986-04-06)
Call letters’ meaningPappas Telecasting
of the Midlands
(original owner)
Sister station(s)KXVO
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 42 (UHF, 1986–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Analog/DT1:
  • Independent (1986–1988)
  • DT2:
  • America One (2006–2009)
Transmitter power700 kW
497 kW (CP)
Height475 m (1,558 ft)
Facility ID51491
Transmitter coordinates41°4?14?N 96°13?33?W / 41.07056°N 96.22583°W / 41.07056; -96.22583Coordinates: 41°4?14?N 96°13?33?W / 41.07056°N 96.22583°W / 41.07056; -96.22583
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For Fox 42 KPTM Omaha


Virtual Channel42
RF Channel43
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)700 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)475m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)822m
Network AffiliationFOX
Contact Street 14625 Farnam Street
Contact CityOmaha
Contact StateNE
Contact Zip68132
Contact Phone402-558-4200
Additional DataFCC Station Information

Fox 42 is a TV station in Omaha, NE. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and general entertainment. In addition to being known as Fox 42 KPTM Omaha, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign KPTM. You can watch the station online via the Fox 42 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: Fox 42 KPTM Omaha
Call Sign: KPTM
Location: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: Fox 42 Homepage

If you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

Fox 42 is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is an affiliate of the network Fox network. As an affiliate, KPTM Omaha tends to focus its original news coverage on local issues during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. To fill in the rest of its broadcasting schedule, the station airs national programs provided by Fox.

Contact the Station

If you’re a public relations rep, you may want to mail some promotional materials to the station or get in touch with a specific member of its team. If you’re a curious viewer, you might be interested in arranging a tour of the station’s facilities. In either case, in addition to the contact info above, here are some more ways to get in touch:
By mail: 4625 Farnam St Omaha, NE 68132-3222. Phone: 402-558-4200. Fax: 402-554-4279. Email: NEWS42@KPTM.COM