WTBS-LD

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For the FM station that held call letters WTBS 1961—1979, see WMBR. For the TV station that held these calls 1979—2007, see WPCH-TV.
WTBS-LP / WTBS-LD
Atlanta metro area (central)
City of license Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Channels Analog: 6 (VHF)
Digital: 30 (UHF)PSIP 26
Subchannels 26.1 - MundoFox (720p)
26.2 - Live Well Network (480i)
26.3 - Jewelry TV (480i)
26.4 - France 24 (480i)
26.5 - Tuff TV (480i)
26.6 - La Mega Mundial (480i)
Owner Prism Broadcasting Network
Founded May 31, 1988
Sister station(s) WANN-CD 29 (32.x)
Former callsigns W56CD, W26BT, WANX-LP
Transmitter power 22.2kW (analog)
15kW (digital)
Height 293 m (961 ft) analog, 333 m (1,093 ft) digital
Class LPTV
Facility ID 53584 (a) / 168811 (d)
Transmitter coordinates 33°45′34″N 84°23′19″W / 33.75944°N 84.38861°W / 33.75944; -84.38861 (WTBS-LP TV transmitter)Coordinates: 33°45′34″N 84°23′19″W / 33.75944°N 84.38861°W / 33.75944; -84.38861 (WTBS-LP TV transmitter) (a), 33°48′26″N 84°20′21.8″W / 33.80722°N 84.339389°W / 33.80722; -84.339389 (WTBS-LD TV transmitter) (d)
Website http://www.mundofoxatlanta.com
(WTBS/Mundo Fox website)
http://www.wtbs26.com/
(WTBS station website)

WTBS-LP and WTBS-LD is a low-power TV station on TV channels 6 (analog) and 30 and PSIP channel 26 (digital) in metro Atlanta. The city of license is Atlanta, and the analog transmitter and antenna are located in downtown Atlanta atop the American Tower Site located at 315 Chester Avenue, Atlanta. The digital station, which signed on in early January 2011, is located just northeast of the city on one of the two large towers on Briarcliff Road, along with several other stations.

WTBS-LD currently broadcasts six television networks and is owned by Prism Broadcasting since 1991.

In 2014, the analog WTBS-LP has reappeared under special temporary authority on TV channel 6 which also broadcasts on 87.75MHz of the FM dial. All analog television channels were scheduled to cease broadcasting in Sept. 2015, however the FCC has recently extended the analog conversion date which will allow channel 6 and 87.75MHz to continue to broadcast indefinitely. Analog channel 6 is currently broadcasting "La Mega Mundial" music audio and video on channel 6 and stereo audio on 87.75 FM radio which is the first FM station on the FM radio dial.

History[edit]

It was originally W56CD in Rome, Georgia, then became W26BT, then WANX-LP in January 2000, and finally WTBS-LP on October 15, 2007.

WTBS-LD also has a digital companion channel on virtual channel 26, RF channel 30 which broadcasts six television networks with an omni-directional pattern at maximum power allowed by the FCC.

Channel lineup[edit]

As of February 2014, the following grid is the list of channels transmitted on this station:

Channel Video Aspect Label Programming
26.1 720p 16:9 MFOX MundoFox
26.2 480i 4:3 LWN Live Well Network
26.3 JTV Jewelry TV
26.4 F24 France 24
26.5 TUFF TV Tuff TV
26.6 16:9 LMM La Mega Mundial (audio on 32.17)

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