WWVW-LD

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WWVW-LD
Wheeling, West Virginia
Branding Jewelry-TV
Channels Digital: 8 UHF
Affiliations JTV
Owner Abacus Television
Founded 2005
Former callsigns W62BW (1992-1999)
W56DX (1999-2004)
WWVW-LP (2004-2012)
Transmitter power

12.1 kW (analog)

15 kW (digital)
Class LPTV
Facility ID 264

WWVW-LD is an LPTV station located in and licensed to Wheeling, West Virginia. The station is licensed to Abacus Television which owns a chain of LPTV stations in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. WWVW-LD airs Jewelry TV full-time.

History[edit]

WWVW-LD began operation on August 10, 2000 as W56DX. The station was an AINaffiliate and shopping networks and repeated WBPA Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania(now WIIC-LP).

The station was silent for a time between 2002 and 2005 as the station upgraded its facilities to its current power level. The station returned to the air in the summer of 2005 with its new WWVW-LP call sign and began airing Jewelry TV. On November 19, 2012, the station changed its call sign to the current WWVW-LD.

WWVW-LD currently holds a construction permit for additional power of 70.9 kW (analog) and for digital facilities on channel 15.

Coverage area[edit]

Pw56dx.gif WWVW-LD Coverage area map

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