WPHA-CD

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WPHA-CD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Media market: Philadelphia, PA
United States
Channels Digital: 38 (UHF)
(pending move to UHF 24[1][2][3][4][5])
Virtual: 38 (PSIP)
Subchannels (see table)
Affiliations Independent
Owner D.T.V. LLC[6][7]
(sale to LocusPoint Networks, LLC pending[8][9][10])
Call letters' meaning PHiladelphiA
Former callsigns (Call Sign - Begin Date[11])
WPHA-CD - 01/03/2011
WPHA-CA - 03/19/2004
WPHA-LP - 11/09/2000
WVXN-LP - 08/02/2000
W63CO - 04/15/1998
W38BR - 04/15/1998
DW38BR - 06/14/1996
890310RQ
Transmitter power 3. kW
Height 239. m (784 ft)
AMSL: 302. m (991 ft)
Class CD - Digital Class A
Facility ID 72278
Transmitter coordinates 40°02′30″N 75°14′11″W / 40.04167°N 75.23639°W / 40.04167; -75.23639 (WPHA-CD) WPHA-CDCoordinates: 40°02′30″N 75°14′11″W / 40.04167°N 75.23639°W / 40.04167; -75.23639 (WPHA-CD) WPHA-CD, Roxborough, Philadelphia
51 dBu Service Contour
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
CDBS

WPHA-CD, virtual channel 38 (38 UHF RF) is an independent Digital Class A television station in the Philadelphia market. Its transmitter is located in the Roxborough, Philadelphia antenna farm. WPHA-CD is owned by D.T.V. LLC of Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Longtime owner Randolph Weigner (who controls D.T.V. LLC) sold WPHA, along with sister station WARP-CD in Tampa Bay, Florida, to LocusPoint Networks in November 2012.[12]

Digital channels[edit]

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
38.1 480i 4:3 WPHA D1 Infomercials
38.2 WPHA D2 Infomercials
38.3 WPHA D3 Infomercials
38.4 WPHA D4 Infomercials
Table data as of November 24, 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FCC Imported Letter - BDISTA-20110315ABL - Joint Request for Approval of Settlement Agreement". FCC.gov. Federal Communications Commission. Received-FCC JAN 13 2012. 
  2. ^ "FCC Imported Letter - BDISTA-20110315ABL - FCC Ruling". FCC.gov. Federal Communications Commission. Granted June 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ "FCC Application Search Details - BMPDTA-20120925ADS Minor Modifiction to a Construction Permit". FCC.gov. Federal Communications System. Granted 10/09/2012. 
  4. ^ "FCC 301-CA - APPLICATION FOR AUTHORITY TO CONSTRUCT OR MAKE CHANGES IN A CLASS A TELEVISION BROADCAST STATION - BMPDTA-20120925ADS". FCC.gov. Federal Communications Commission. Prepared 09/25/2012. 
  5. ^ "FCC BMPDTA-20120925ADS 51 dBu Service Contour for WPHA-CD, Philadelphia, PA". FCC.gov. Federal Communications Commission. 
  6. ^ "FCC Ownership Report Search Results - Facility ID 72278". FCC,gov. Federal Communications Commission. 
  7. ^ "FCC Assignment of License/Transfer of Control - Facility ID 72278". FCC.gov. Federal Communications Commission. 
  8. ^ "FCC Application Search Details - BALDTA-20121102AEU Assignment of License". FCC.gov. Federal Communications Commission. Accepted for Filing 11/05/2012. 
  9. ^ "FCC Public Notice Comment - BALDTA-20121102AEU". FCC.gov. Federal Communications Commission. 
  10. ^ "FCC 314 - APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE - BALDTA-20121102AEU". FCC.gov. Federal Communications Commission. Prepared 11/02/2012. 
  11. ^ "FCC Call Sign History - Facility ID 72278". FCC.gov. Federal Communications Commission. 
  12. ^ "Station Trading Roundup: 4 Deals, $16 Million". TVNewsCheck. November 6, 2012. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 

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