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Berry, Alabama
Channels Digital: 38 (UHF)
Virtual: 51
Affiliations Daystar TV
Owner Clark Broadcasting Company
(Ettie Clark)
First air date 1995
Transmitter power 19.4 kW (analog)
Height 70 m AGL
Class LPTV
Facility ID 19811 (analog),
168769 (digital)
Fayette, Alabama
Channels Analog: 48 (UHF)
Digital: 15 (UHF)
Affiliations TBN
Owner Clark Broadcasting Company
(Ettie Clark)
Transmitter power 18.9 kW (analog)
Height 22 m AGL
Class LPTV
Facility ID 19812

WSFG-LD 51 and WSSF-LP 48 are a commonly-owned pair of low power television stations in Fayette County, Alabama[1] which receive religious programming via satellite[2] for terrestrial rebroadcast.

In 2008 both stations, despite their LPTV status, successfully forced their programming onto West Alabama TV Cable, a local cable television provider in Hamilton-Winfield-Fayette, Alabama, by using the terrestrial loophole in federal must-carry regulations which allow "qualified LPTV stations" to obtain mandatory cable carriage normally reserved for full-power stations.[3] The use of this provision is based on a claim that no full-power station serves Fayette County, that the community is not part of any of the 160 largest metropolitan statistical areas and that the stations meet specific technical criteria (such as signal coverage and number of hours of programming) which apply to full-service stations seeking carriage.


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