|City of license||Bloomington, Indiana|
|Branding||Trinity Broadcasting Network|
|Channels||Digital: 42 (UHF)
Virtual: 42 (PSIP)
42.2 The Church Channel
42.3 JUCE TV
42.4 TBN Enlace USA
42.5 Smile of a Child TV
|Owner||Trinity Broadcasting Network, Inc.
(Trinity Broadcasting of Indiana, Inc.)
|First air date||August 27, 1987|
|Former callsigns||WCLJ (1987–2008)|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
42 (UHF, 1987–2009)
|Transmitter power||850 kW|
|Public license information:||Profile
WCLJ-TV, virtual and UHF digital channel 42, is a TBN owned-and-operated television station located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States that is licensed to Bloomington. The station is owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. WCLJ-TV maintains studio facilities located located on U.S. 31 South in Greenwood, and its transmitter is located on County Road 50 in rural southwestern Johnson County (due southeast of Trafalgar). On cable, WCLJ is available on Comcast Xfinity channel 2, Bright House Networks channel 15 and AT&T U-verse channel 42.
The station first signed on the air on August 27, 1987 and was built and signed on by the Trinity Broadcasting Network.
This station's digital signal, like most other full-service TBN owned-and-operated stations, carries five different TBN-run networks.
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|42.1||480i||4:3||TBN||Main TBN programming|
|42.2||TCC||The Church Channel|
|42.5||SOAC||Smile of a Child TV|
TBN-owned full-power stations permanently ceased analog transmissions on April 16, 2009.
WCLJ-TV shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 42, on June 12, 2009, the official date in which full-power television stations in the United States transitioned from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate. The station's digital signal relocated from its pre-transition UHF channel 56, which was among the high band UHF channels (52-69) that were removed from broadcasting use as a result of the transition, to its analog-era frequency, UHF channel 42.
- RabbitEars TV Query for WCLJ
- "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-24.
- www.tbn.org - Trinity Broadcasting Network official website
- Query the FCC's TV station database for WCLJ-TV
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on WCLJ-TV
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