|Channels||Analog: 9 (VHF)|
|Owner||P & P Cable Holdings|
|Call letters' meaning||assigned by the FCC|
|Former callsigns||W61DB (1996-2000)|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog UHF 61 (1996-2000)|
|Former affiliations||repeater of sister station WXON-LP (1996-2009, when that station went off the air)|
|Transmitter power||85 watts|
W09CK is an independent low-power television station in Flint, Michigan. The station is owned by P & P Cable Holdings. The station was previously a repeater of WXON-LP, whose license was cancelled in January 2012. W09CK is still on the air part-time and broadcasts public-domain movies. There are no plans to air full-time or to air new programs until after it is known if the station can stay on the air after the spectrum auction.
The station broadcasts on channel 9, but does not even cover all of Flint. The station currently broadcasts at 85 watts from a transmitter on the north side of Flint.
Since the 2009 DTV transition in the United States does not affect low power stations, neither W09CK nor former parent WXON-LP had plans to broadcast in digital; however, W09CK will be required to convert to digital or close down by the time that the digital transition takes effect for low power stations. It is unlikely that the station will be allowed to convert to digital, as it could possibly interfere with CBET-DT in Windsor on VHF 9. And it could be kicked off the air after the spectrum auction since it is a low-power station.
- Homepage of sister station WLLZ-LP, the only station owned by P&P to have a website
- Michiguide: More info on Flint's W09CK
- Michiguide: More info on P&P Cable Holdings
- Query the FCC's TV station database for W09CK
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