WELF-TV
Dalton, Georgia/Chattanooga, Tennessee
United States
CityDalton, Georgia
ChannelsDigital: 28 (UHF)
Virtual: 23
Programming
Affiliations23.1: TBN
23.2: TBN Inspire
23.3: Smile
23.4: Enlace
23.5: Positiv
Ownership
OwnerTrinity Broadcasting Network
(Trinity Broadcasting of Texas, Inc.)
History
FoundedOctober 2, 1989
First air date
May 10, 1994 (27 years ago) (1994-05-10)
Former call signs
WELF (1994–2003)
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
23 (UHF, 1994–2009)
Digital:
16 (UHF, until 2020)
Call sign meaning
"With Everlasting Faith"
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID60825
ERP475 kW
HAAT413 m (1,355 ft)
Transmitter coordinates34°49′23″N 85°25′6″W / 34.82306°N 85.41833°W / 34.82306; -85.41833
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
Websitewww.tbn.org

WELF-TV, virtual channel 23 (UHF digital channel 28), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station serving Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States that is licensed to Dalton, Georgia. The station is owned by the Tustin, California-based Trinity Broadcasting Network. WELF-TV's transmitter is located on SR 157 in unincorporated west-central Walker County.

History

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The station began operations on May 10, 1994. Outside of limited local programming in its history, WELF has mainly carried TBN's national service without deviation.

Digital television

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
23.1 720p 16:9 TBN HD Main TBN programming
23.2 Hillsng TBN Inspire
23.3 480i 4:3 SMILE Smile
23.4 Enlace Enlace
23.5 16:9 Positiv Positiv

TBN-owned full-power stations permanently ceased analog transmissions on April 16, 2009.[1]

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