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CityQuincy, Illinois
OwnerChristian Television Network, Inc.
First air date
January 1, 1986 (38 years ago) (1986-01-01)
Former channel number(s)
Analog: 16 (UHF, 1986–2009)
Call sign meaning
Working Till Jesus Returns
Technical information[1]
Licensing authority
Facility ID4593
ERP1,000 kW
HAAT308 m (1,010 ft)
Transmitter coordinates39°58′19.3″N 91°19′40.4″W / 39.972028°N 91.327889°W / 39.972028; -91.327889
Public license information

WTJR (channel 16) is a religious television station in Quincy, Illinois, United States, owned and operated by the Christian Television Network (CTN). The station's studios are located on North Sixth Street in downtown Quincy, and its transmitter is located on Cannonball Road northeast of the city. WTJR offers 24-hour religious programming, much of which is produced either locally or at the CTN home base in Clearwater, Florida.

CTN acquired WTJR from another religious broadcaster, locally based Believers Broadcasting Corporation, in May 2006.

Technical information


The station's signal is multiplexed:

Subchannels of WTJR[2]
Channel Res. Aspect Short name Programming
16.1 1080i 16:9 WTJR-DT CTN
16.2 480i 4:3 Lifesty CTN Lifestyle
16.3 CTNi CTNi (Spanish)
16.4 CTN CTN (national feed)

Analog-to-digital conversion

WTJR shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 16, on January 20, 2009. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 32,[3] using virtual channel 16.


  1. ^ "Facility Technical Data for WTJR". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission.
  2. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for WTJR
  3. ^ "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 29, 2013. Retrieved March 24, 2012.