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Canton / Newcomerstown / Loudonville, Ohio/Millersburg, Ohio
City of license Canton, Ohio
Channels Digital: WIVM-LD: 39 (UHF)
Affiliations See below
Owner Image Video Teleproductions, Inc.
Founded July 5, 1995
Call letters' meaning Image Video Teleproductions, Inc. (owner)
Former callsigns W65AH, WIVX-LP, WIVN-LP, WIVM-LP, W69AO
Former affiliations America One, AMGTV
DT1: Retro TV (?-2015)
DT2: Tuff TV (?-2015)
DT3:PBJ (?-2015)
Transmitter power 15 kW / 7.4 kW / 1.1 kW
Transmitter coordinates WIVM-LD: 40°53′53″N 81°19′06″W / 40.8981°N 81.3183°W / 40.8981; -81.3183Coordinates: 40°53′53″N 81°19′06″W / 40.8981°N 81.3183°W / 40.8981; -81.3183
WIVN-LD/WIVD-LD: 40°21′32″N 81°30′2″W / 40.35889°N 81.50056°W / 40.35889; -81.50056 (WIVN-LD)
WIVX-LD:40°37′58.78″N 82°11′46.43″W / 40.6329944°N 82.1962306°W / 40.6329944; -82.1962306 (WIVX-LD)
W27DG-D40°35′16.50″N 81°29′15.80″W / 40.5879167°N 81.4877222°W / 40.5879167; -81.4877222 (W27DG-D)
Website www.wivmtv.com

WIVM-LD (channel 39) in Canton, Ohio, WIVN-LD (channel 29) and WIVD-LD (channel 22) in Newcomerstown, and WIVX-LD (channel 51) in Loudonville, Ohio are low power television stations serving Stark and Tuscarawas counties in Ohio, and nearby counties and communities.

WIVM, WIVN, WIVD, and WIVX are owned by Image Video Teleproductions, Inc., and simulcast all programming on all channels.

WIVX-LD signed on October 6, 2008. The station is located in the Loudonville, Ohio area and can be seen on digital UHF TV channel 51. WIVX-LD, originally W65AH, was purchased from Ohio University, and simulcasts WIVM programming to portions of Ashland, Holmes, Knox, Richland & Wayne counties. Image Video purchased another Ohio University station, W69AO (channel 69 in Millersburg, Ohio), at the same time.[1][2]

The stations are Retro Television Network affiliates; prior to joining RTV in May 2009, they aired America One programming. All three stations are locally-owned and operated. Every weekday morning, the stations carry a television simulcast of the morning drive radio show of Canton station WHBC-AM 1480.

WIVM-LD is carried by Time Warner Cable on channel 989 in Stark County and on Massillon Cable, channel 21 and 128. WIVN-LD is carried by Time Warner Cable on channel 4 & channel 989 in Tuscarawas, Holmes & Carroll Counties. In the Newcomerstown area, WIVN-LD is now channel 96 on Time Warner Cable.

Digital television[edit]

WIVX-LD digital channel 51 is up and running in Loudonville. WIVM has recently converted to digital on channel 39 in Canton/Akron. WIVN-LD 29 flash cut to digital broadcasting on December 21, 2010. W69AO has converted to digital on channel 27, as W27DG-D.

Call-sign Location RF PSIP Programming
WIVM-LD Canton 39 39.1 This TV/Independent station
WIVM-LD Canton 39 39.2 This TV
WIVM-LD Canton 39 39.3 Retro TV
WIVM-LD Canton 39 39.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)
WIVN-LD Newcomerstown 29 29.1 This TV/Independent station (WIVM-LD Simulcast)
WIVN-LD Newcomerstown 29 29.2 This TV
WIVN-LD Newcomerstown 29 29.3 Retro TV
WIVN-LD Newcomerstown 29 29.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)
WIVX-LD Loudonville 51 51.1 This TV/Independent station (WIVM-LD Simulcast)
WIVX-LD Loudonville 51 51.2 This TV
WIVX-LD Loudonville 51 51.3 RTV
WIVX-LD Loudonville 51 51.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)
WIVD-LD Newcomerstown 22 22.1 This TV/Independent station (WIVM-LD Simulcast)
WIVD-LD Newcomerstown 22 22.2 This TV
WIVD-LD Newcomerstown 22 22.3 Retro TV
WIVD-LD Newcomerstown 22 22.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)
W27DG-D Millersburg 27 27.1 This TV/Independent station (WIVM-LD Simulcast)
W27DG-D Millersburg 27 27.2 This TV
W27DG-D Millersburg 27 27.3 Retro TV
W27DG-D Millersburg 27 27.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)

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