"KNTV, channel 11, is the NBC owned-and-operated television station in the Bay Area market. It is licensed to San Jose, with its transmitter located on San Bruno Mountain, just south of San Francisco. It shares facilities in San Jose with NBC Universal sister station KSTS (the Telemundo station for the Bay Area) and CNBC's Silicon Valley Bureau. The new digital facilities were constructed in San Jose by NBC in 2004. KNTV's studios are entirely powered by wind energy. KNTV is one of five television stations that is licensed to San Jose (another is KTVU's sister station KICU)."
KNTV signed on the air on September 12, 1955 as the first television station in San Jose and the Silicon Valley. It was originally an independent Station, intended to cover the California coastal area from Monterey north to San Francisco. However, the station was no viable as an independent.
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