WCCV-TV

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WCCV-TV
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Branding La Cadena del Milagro
(The Miracle Network)
Slogan Alcanzando al Mundo
(reaching around the world)
Channels Digital: 46 (UHF)
Virtual: 54 (PSIP)
Subchannels 54.1 Religious independent
Translators W44CS-D 44.1 Guayama
W13DI-D 13.1 Yauco
W49CZ-D 49.1 Aguada
WVSN 68.1 Humacao
Owner Asociacion Evangelistica Cristo Viene Inc.
Founded April 29, 1988
Call letters' meaning Cadena
Cristo
Viene
Former callsigns WATX-TV (1982-1989)
Transmitter power 50 kW
Height 600 m
Class Full service
Facility ID 3001
Transmitter coordinates 18°13′59″N 66°45′35″W / 18.23306°N 66.75972°W / 18.23306; -66.75972
Website www.cdminternacional.com

WCCV-TV is a Spanish-language religious television station in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, broadcasting locally on channel 54. Founded May 19, 1989, the station is owned by the Asociacion Evangelistica Cristo Viene, Inc.

History as WCCV-TV[edit]

WCCV-TV begins operations in 1982 as WATX-TV, and was an Independent station with local programming. It was owned by Bay Industries. In 1984, WATX-TV, becomes a satellite of WSJU channel 18, later in 1987, to WRWR-TV, Cinema 30. On January 7, 1988, Televangelist Yiye Avila buys WATX-TV for $40,000, the sale was completed on August 25, 1988. In 1989, WATX-TV changes its callsign to WCCV-TV, and becomes a religious network, known as La Cadena del Milagro.

As WVSN[edit]

WVSN channel 68 begins operations on March 12, 1984, and was the first Independent television station that broadcasts music videos from the 60s, 70s & 80s based in Humacao. WVSN was owned by Radio Voz, until its closure on August 6, 1986. On October 30, 1986, WVSN resumes broadcasting, operating under the station general manager, Tito Atiles Natal, and was broadcasts music videos and local programming. In the 1990s, Yiye Avila, buys WVSN for $20,000 and will become a repeater of WCCV-TV, La Cadena del Milagro.

Broadcasting[edit]

Satellite and translator stations[edit]

WCCV-TV can be seen across Puerto Rico on the following stations:

These stations are owned by La Cadena del Milagro, Inc.

Digital television[edit]

WCCV-TV's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP short name Programming[1]
44.1/54.1/68.1 480i 4:3 WCCV-DT / WVSN-DT Main WCCV-TV programming / CDM Internacional

On February 17, 2009, WCCV-TV signed off its analog signal and completed its move to digital.

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