WBTL-LP

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WBTL-LP
Toledo, Ohio
Channels Analog: 34 (UHF)
Affiliations infomercials
Owner Venture Technologies Group, LLC
Founded September 18, 1990
Former callsigns W05BZ (1990-1995)
Former affiliations America's Store (until 2007)
The Box
Transmitter power 9.9 kW
Height 117 m
Class Translator station
Facility ID 3018
Transmitter coordinates 41°39′5.0″N 83°32′8.0″W / 41.651389°N 83.535556°W / 41.651389; -83.535556
Website www.americasstore.com

WBTL-LP was a low-power commercial television station in Toledo, Ohio, broadcasting locally on channel 34. Founded September 18, 1990, the station was owned by Venture Technologies Group, LLC. The station was formerly an affiliate of The Box, broadcasting locally on channel 5.

It was also an affiliate of America's Store until the network's shutdown on April 3, 2007. Subsequently, WBTL aired paid programming.

WBTL-LP had an application to increase power to 150 kW to better serve Toledo's suburbs as well as Bedford Township, Michigan. This was later dismissed, however a new application was filed. Had it been approved, the tower would have moved to Monroe County and served Monroe and the Downriver Detroit suburbs. However, since there was no request to change the city of license of Toledo, this would have been in violation, since the proposed signal would not reach the city. This application was also dismissed.

On September 16, 2009, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) declared the station's license forfeited, and removed the WBTL-LP call sign from their database. The FCC took this action due to the station having been silent for a period of greater than twelve months.

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