WTJX-TV

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WTJX-TV
WTJX-TV
Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands
Branding WTJX Channel 12
Slogan Virgin Islands Public Television
Channels Digital: 44 (UHF)
Virtual: 12.1 (PSIP)
Translators W05AW-D Christiansted
Affiliations PBS
Owner Virgin Islands Public Television System
Founded 1968
First air date August 29, 1972
Call letters' meaning St. Thomas, St. John, St. CroiX
Former channel number(s) Analog:
12 (1972-2009)
Transmitter power 28.8 kW (analog)
50 kW (digital)
Height 451 m (analog)
458 m (digital)
Facility ID 70287
Transmitter coordinates 18°21′19″N 64°56′49″W / 18.35528°N 64.94694°W / 18.35528; -64.94694
Website http://www.wtjx.org/

WTJX-TV is an educational, full-power television station located in Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, transmitting over digital channel 44 (virtual channel 12). The station is owned and operated by the Virgin Islands Public TV System and is a member of PBS.

WTJX-TV also operates a translator facility in Christiansted on St. Croix: W05AW-D, channel 5. In July 2007, WTJX St. Croix moved to a larger facility, with a full studio, control room, and editing bays.

The station has also created its own mascot, "Langford the Lizard", primarily displayed on their website.

Digital television[edit]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

Digital channels

Channel Programming
12.1 main WTJX programming / PBS
12.2 WTJX Kids (PBS Kids)
12.3 WTJX Signature (encore programming, simulcasts 12.1 in prime-time; on-air 6 AM to 1 AM)
12.4 WTJX Education (educational programming)

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