WWVW-LD
Wheeling, West Virginia
United States
ChannelsDigital: 8 (VHF)
Virtual: 56
Programming
AffiliationsSilent[1]
Ownership
OwnerBenjamin Perez
(Abacus Television)
WIIC-LD
History
First air date
September 28, 1990; 31 years ago (1990-09-28)
Former call signs
W62BW (1990-1999)
W56DX (1999-2005)
WWVW-LP (2005-2012)
Jewelry TV
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID264
ClassLD
ERP1.5 kW
Links
Public license information
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WWVW-LD, virtual channel 56 (UHF digital channel 8), is a low-powered television station licensed to Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. The station is owned by Abacus Television, which owns a number of LPTV stations in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. WWVW is currently off the air.[1]

History

WWVW-LP began operations on September 28, 1990, as W62BW. In 1999, it changed its callsign to W56DX. The station was an American Independent Network affiliate and also aired programming from shopping networks.

The station was silent for a time between 2002 and 2005 as the station upgraded its facilities. The station returned to the air in the summer of 2005 with the call sign WWVW-LP and began airing Jewelry TV. On November 19, 2012, the station changed its call sign to the current WWVW-LD.

WWVW went silent in 2014 because of financial issues.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Notification of Suspension of Operations / Request for Silent STA". Retrieved 16 April 2015.