|Dalton, Georgia/Chattanooga, Tennessee|
|Channels||Digital: 16 (UHF)|
(to move to 28 (UHF))
Virtual: 23 (PSIP)
|Affiliations||23.1: TBN (O&O)|
23.2: Hillsong Channel
23.3: JUCE TV/Smile
23.5: TBN Salsa
|Owner||Trinity Broadcasting Network|
(Trinity Broadcasting of Texas, Inc.)
|Founded||October 2, 1989|
|First air date||May 10, 1994|
|Call letters' meaning||With Ever-Lasting Faith|
|Former callsigns||WELF (1994–2003)|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:|
23 (UHF, 1994–2009)
|Transmitter power||360 kW|
475 kW (CP)
|Height||413 m (1,355 ft)|
|Public license information||Profile|
WELF-TV, virtual channel 23 (UHF digital channel 16), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station serving Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States that is licensed to Dalton, Georgia. The station is owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. WELF-TV's studios and transmitter are located on SR 157 in Rising Fawn, Georgia.
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The station began operations on May 10, 1994. Outside of limited local programming in its history, WELF has mainly carried TBN's national service without deviation.
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|23.1||720p||16:9||TBN||Main TBN programming|
TBN-owned full-power stations permanently ceased analog transmissions on April 16, 2009.
WELF-TV shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 23, on that date. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 16. Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former UHF analog channel 23.
- RabbitEars TV Query for WELF
- "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-24.
- Official website
- Query the FCC's TV station database for WELF
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on WELF-TV
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