KODE is a full service television station in Joplin, Missouri and Pittsburg, Kansas, broadcasting on local digital UHF channel 43 and on virtual channel 12. Founded in 1954 as KSWM, it is owned by Mission Broadcasting, Inc.. KODE is affiliated with ABC (American Broadcasting Company), airing ABC's primetime shows in the evening. In the morning, the station airs ABC's morning news and information program, with spots for local news and weather; in the afternoon, it airs ABC's soap operas; in the early evening, it shows ABC's national news broadcast and Action 12 News. After primetime, it airs its own local newscasts, followed by ABC's late-night programming. KODE also airs local sports broadcasts.
Radio frequency: UHF