WQEK-LD
Clarksdale, Mississippi/Memphis, Tennessee
United States
CityClarksdale, Mississippi
ChannelsDigital: 30 (UHF)
Virtual: 36
Programming
AffiliationsSee article
Ownership
OwnerHC2 Holdings
(DTV America Corporation)
KPMF-LD
History
FoundedOctober 2, 2012
First air date
September 3, 2016 (4 years ago) (2016-09-03)
Former call signs
W18EK-D (2012-2015)
Former channel number(s)
Digital:
18 (UHF, 2015–2019)
Silent (2012–2015)
Cozi TV (2015–20??)
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID188791
ERP10 kW
HAAT329.3 m (1,080 ft)
Transmitter coordinates35°16′33″N 89°47′38″W / 35.27583°N 89.79389°W / 35.27583; -89.79389
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WQEK-LD, virtual channel 36 (UHF digital channel 30), is a low-power television station licensed to Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States, which primarily airs paid programming. The station is owned by DTV America Corporation of Sunrise, Florida.

WQEK's low-power signal does not actually reach Clarksdale, and it instead serves the inner core of the Memphis, Tennessee market, though unlike sister station KPMF-LD (which is licensed to Paragould, Arkansas, a city in the Jonesboro market), Clarksdale is fully within the Memphis market. WQEK-LD and KPMF-LD's transmitters are co-located on the Tegna tower near Brunswick, Tennessee, in northern Shelby County.[1]

History

The station's construction permit was granted by the Federal Communications Commission for the station as W18EK-D on October 2, 2012. Its call letters were changed to the current WQEK-LD on December 7, 2015. WQEK-LD finally took to the air in September 2016 as a Cozi TV affiliate. A total of eight subchannels were launched in its first months on the air, offering multiple digital networks.

Digital television

Digital channels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming [2]
36.1 480i 4:3 WQEK-LD Infomercials
36.2 Decades
36.3 Movies!
36.4 TBD
36.5 True Crime Network
36.6 Silent
36.7 Shop LC
36.8 Infomercials

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