P.O. Box 200009

Anchorage, Alaska 99520

(907) 277-6300


SIP: Satellite Interconnection Project

The Satellite Interconnection Project is the State of Alaska owned infrastructure for delivering public media services around the State. The SIP contains digital video and audio streams configured in a variety of combinations to serve the needs of Alaska’s public broadcasting community, distance education providers and consumers, and to distribute emergency alerts among Federal, State and local EAS users. 


Participants: All of Alaska’s public broadcasters use the SIP in multiple ways.  The following entities directly use SIP to move content.

  • The State of Alaska

    • ARCS Television Service: the only free-to-watch television for many rural Alaskans.
    • Emergency Alerts, ARCS is a State Relay Network under the SOA EAS Plan. 
    • University of Alaska Television, UATV
  • Public Television


    • KAKM-TV, Anchorage
    • KUAC-TV, Fairbanks
    • KTOO-TV, Juneau
    • KYUK-TV, Bethel


  • Public Radio


    • The Alaska Public Radio Network
    • KNBA-FM, Anchorage
    • KMXT-FM, Kodiak
    • KUAC-FM, Fairbanks
    • KSKA-FM, Anchorage
    • KCAW-FM, Sitka
    • KSDP-FM, Sand Point
    • KUCB-FM, Unalaska