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|Greenville, North Carolina|
|Channels||Digital: 36 (UHF)|
|Affiliations||38.1: Ion Television (O&O)|
38.2: Court TV
38.5: Defy TV
(a subsidiary of the E. W. Scripps Company)
(Ion Television License, LLC)
First air date
Former channel number(s)
38 (UHF, 1998–2009)
51 (UHF, 2008–2012)
26 (UHF, 2012–2019)
Call sign meaning
|Eastern Carolina's PaX|
|HAAT||275 m (902 ft)|
Public license information
WEPX-TV, virtual channel 38 (UHF digital channel 36), is an Ion Television owned-and-operated station television station licensed to Greenville, North Carolina, United States. The station is owned by the Ion Media subsidiary of the E. W. Scripps Company. WEPX-TV's transmitter is located northwest of New Bern, North Carolina.
WEPX and WPXU were affiliates of MyNetworkTV from September 5, 2006 until September 27, 2009 when MyNetworkTV's affiliation switched over to WITN-TV, prior to this, the stations were solely affiliates of Ion (then known as i: Independent Television and originally known as Pax TV).
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
Because it was granted an original construction permit after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) finalized the DTV allotment plan on April 21, 1997 , the station did not initially receive a companion channel for a digital television station. WEPX was later assigned channel 51, and the digital signal signed on February 5, 2008. WEPX has filed a letter with the FCC requesting to move from channel 51 to channel 26. This is part of a larger move for the FCC to get TV stations off of channel 51 to prevent interference with cell phone devices.