WSKG-TV

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WSKG-TV / WSKA
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WSKG: Binghamton, New York
WSKA: Corning/Elmira, New York
Channels Digital:
WSKG: 42 (UHF)
WSKA: 30 (UHF)
Subchannels 46.1 PBS
46.2 World
46.3 Create
Affiliations PBS
Owner WSKG Public Telecommunications Council
First air date WSKG: May 12, 1968
WSKA: 2006
Call letters' meaning Stanley Kiehl Gambell
Sister station(s) WSKG-FM, WSQX-FM
Former channel number(s) Analog:
WSKG:
46 (UHF, 1968-2009)
Former affiliations NET (1968-1970)
Transmitter power WSKG: 50 kW
WSKA: 25 kW
Height WSKG: 408 m
WSKA: 334 m
Facility ID WSKG: 74034
WSKA: 78908
Transmitter coordinates WSKG:
42°3′40″N 75°56′45″W / 42.06111°N 75.94583°W / 42.06111; -75.94583
WSKA:
42°8′29.73″N 77°4′39.11″W / 42.1415917°N 77.0775306°W / 42.1415917; -77.0775306 (WSKA)
Website www.wskg.org

WSKG-TV is a public television station in Binghamton, New York, broadcasting locally on channel 46 as a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member station. It is owned and operated by the WSKG Public Telecommunications Council, Inc.. The station's offices are based in Vestal, New York.

The station was named for Stanley Kiehl Gambell, a prominent local clergyman who was active in children's television programming.

WSKG-FM and WSQX-FM are other broadcast stations operated by the same non-profit corporation.

Digital programming[edit]

Channel Video Aspect Name Programming
46.1 1080i 16:9 WSKG-HD Main WSKG-TV programming / PBS
46.2 480i WSKG-2 World
46.3 WSKG-3 Create

Repeaters[edit]

The station also operates WSKA-DT channel 30 in Corning, New York. WSKA had begun broadcasting as of fall 2006 as a repeater station of WSKG-DT.

WSKG-TV once had many analog translators in operation across New York's Southern Tier. However, due to high operating costs, WSKG ceased the broadcasts, and surrendered the licenses of almost all of their television translators. W60AD channel 60 in Savona, New York was their only TV translator remaining in recent years, until the repeater license was cancelled on January 13, 2012. It had an ERP of 650 watts.

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