WMCF-TV
Montgomery, Alabama
United States
ChannelsDigital: 28 (UHF)
Virtual: 45
BrandingTrinity Broadcasting Network
Programming
Affiliations45.1: TBN
45.2: TBN Inspire
45.3: Smile
45.4: Enlace
45.5: Positiv
Ownership
OwnerTrinity Broadcasting Network
(Trinity Broadcasting of Texas, Inc.)
WTJP-TV, WMPV-TV, WHSG-TV
History
First air date
1985 (37 years ago) (1985)[1]
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
45 (UHF, 1985–2009)
Digital:
46 (UHF, 2006–2020)
Independent (1985–1986)
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID60829
ERP725 kW
HAAT130 m (427 ft)
Transmitter coordinates32°24′13″N 86°11′49″W / 32.40361°N 86.19694°W / 32.40361; -86.19694
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
Websitewww.tbn.org

WMCF-TV (channel 45) is a religious television station in Montgomery, Alabama, United States, owned and operated by the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). The station's studios are located on Mendel Parkway West in Montgomery, and its transmitter is located on the city's east side.

History

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The station was founded in 1985 as the Montgomery market's first general-entertainment independent station, before switching to TBN in 1986.

Subchannels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Subchannels of WMCF-TV
Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming
45.1 720p 16:9 TBN HD Main TBN programming
45.2 inspire TBN Inspire
45.3 480i 4:3 SMILE Smile
45.4 Enlace Enlace
45.5 16:9 PosiTiV Positiv

TBN-owned full-power stations permanently ceased analog transmissions on April 16, 2009.[2] The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 46,[3] using PSIP to display the station's virtual channel as its former UHF analog channel 45.

References

  1. ^ The Broadcasting and Cable Yearbook says October 12, while the Television and Cable Factbook says November 25.
  2. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for WMCF
  3. ^ "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2012-03-24.