Iowa PBS's broadcast serving Ottumwa area temporarily interrupted

technical difficulties

Iowa PBS's translator, which receives its signal from KIIN Channel 12, serving the Ottumwa viewing area is temporarily out of service beginning January 9 due to a power outage related to winter storm conditions. The Iowa PBS crew will work diligently to limit the outage as much as possible..

During the outage, PBS KIDS programming, usually found on Iowa PBS's primary channel and Iowa PBS KIDS .2, is available to livestream, with many shows on-demand, at, on YouTube TV and through the PBS KIDS Video App on mobile devices and streaming services, including iOS, Android, Amazon, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast and the PBS KIDS Plug & Play.

In addition to its statewide broadcast, Iowa PBS .1 is available to livestream on,, the PBS App, Local Now, YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV. Iowa PBS programs, behind-the-scenes extras and more can be enjoyed on, Facebook and YouTube. Viewers can also stream their favorite shows on demand using the PBS App, available on iOS, Android and many streaming devices.