|Channels||Digital: 19 (UHF)|
Virtual: 19 (PSIP)
|Branding||Buckeye Cable Sports Network|
|Affiliations||Buckeye Cable Sports Network|
|Owner||Block Communications |
(West Central Ohio Broadcasting, Inc.)
|Founded||January 24, 1990|
First air date
|February 20, 1992|
Former call signs
Former channel number(s)
47 (UHF, 1992-2003)
22 (UHF, 2003-2013)
22 (UHF, 2013-2018)
America One (1999-2015)
Youtoo America (2015-2018)
Call sign meaning
|HAAT||102 m (335 ft)|
WFND-LD, virtual and UHF digital channel 19, is a low-powered BCSN-affiliated television station serving Toledo, Ohio, United States that is licensed to Findlay. The station is owned by Block Communications. The station's licensee is West Central Ohio Broadcasting, Inc., a Block subsidiary. Block also owns several other assets in Northwestern Ohio, including The Blade, Buckeye CableSystem and WLIO. Engineering operations and monitoring are performed from West Central Ohio Broadcasting's operation center at 1424 Rice Avenue in Lima. The engineering supervisor is Frederick Vobbe.
The station transmitter is a Gates Air model ULXTE-4 with an Alive Telecomm ATC-BCE48C1R-U Elliptical polarized antenna, (transmitter output power of 1,740 watts), electrical beam tilt of 1 degree (R/C AGL: 86 m R/C AMSL: 331.3 m). The pattern is the same as WFND when on Channel 22.
In 2004, the station was acquired from low-power broadcasting giant Equity Broadcasting by Metro Video Productions of Lima. Five years later, the station was purchased by Block Communications of Toledo.
On January 8, 2013, the station made a flash cut to digital channel 22, and is operating with 15 kilowatts of power from a site located at 3800 North County Road 220 in Allen Township, north of the Whirlpool plant.
- WFND in the FCC TV station database
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on WFND-LP