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Wenatchee, Washington
Branding NCW Life Channel
Slogan The News, Events and People of North Central Washington
Channels Analog: 47/51/10/12 (UHF) until Sept 09
Digital: 10/12/16/42/47/51 (VHF) (UHF)
Affiliations Independent Community Channel
Owner SolelyOn Broadcasting, LLC (a unit of LocalTel Communications)(Computer 5, Inc. DBA LocalTel)
Founded December 10, 1989
Call letters' meaning Wenatchee Community Channel
Sister station(s) KNEE-LD and KCEM-LD
Former callsigns K47EW (1995-2003)
KWCC-LP (2003-2009)
Former affiliations TBN
Transmitter power 0.194 kW
Height 1153 meters
Facility ID 2517

KWCC-LD (branded as NCW Life Channel) channel 47/42/51/16/10/12 is a low-powered television station based in Wenatchee, Washington, owned and operated by SolelyOn Broadcasting, a unit of LocalTel Communications. The station carries local programming, local sports, local events and multiplexes the major networks onto its digital signal and translator network serving Chelan, Douglas, Grant and parts of Adams, Franklin, Kittitas counties.


KWCC-LP began operation on December 10, 1989 as K13EZ. K13EZ now KWCC-LD was a Trinity Broadcasting Network or TBN affiliate at one time however, KWCC-LD is now an independent station airing local programing and real estate information. K13EZ became K47EW channel 47 on June 14, 1995 when the station moved from channel 13 to channel 47.[1] K47EW became KWCC-LP on March 10, 2003 when the station changed the K47EW call letters.[2] KWCC-LP change the KWCC-LP call letters to the current KWCC-LD calls on September 3, 2009 possibly to reflect that KWCC-LD is broadcasting as a digital only station.[3]

In November, 2015, KWCC 47.1 relaunched as the NCW Life channel, adding more live programming to schedule, such as regional high school sports, Wenatchee Wild hockey, and Wenatchee AppleSox baseball. The community billboard, long associated with the channel, moved to 47.2 and the audio feed of "The River" broadcasting on 87.7 FM. "The Wenatchee Valley Visitors Guide" is on 47.3, featuring programming about the history of the Wenatchee Valley and North Central Washington.

On September 1st, 2016, KWCC moved the Visitor's Guide to channel 47.2, ceasing all operations of the community billboard. Channel 47.3 now airs classic rock videos 24/7, branded as "The River".

Digital channel[edit]

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
47.1 480p 16:9 KWCC-LD NCW Life Channel
47.2 480p 4:3 KWCC-LD Wenatchee Valley Visitors Guide
47.3 480p 4:3 KWCC-LD The River
47.6 480p 4:3 KWCC-LD Audio/Video Service

Cable Coverage and Internet Streaming[edit]

KWCC-LP's NCW Life Channel is carried on Charter Communications channel 19, in Standard Definition, and on Chelan and Douglas County Fiber Network channel 12, in High Definition.[4] NCW Life channel is also streaming live on the web.[5] as well as KWCC-LP sister station website at[6]


KWCC rebroadcast on 7 low-powered digital and analog translators across the Wenatchee, Washington area of which 5 out of 7 low-powered translators are owned and operated by Apple Valley TV and KWCC-LD.[7][8] Both K09ES-D and K11EZ-D are located in Cashmere, Washington are owned and operated by the Upper Wenatchee Valley TV Association, Inc. KCEM-LD channel 5 is located in Chelan, Washington is owned and operated by Apple Valley TV.


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