|State College, Pennsylvania|
|Slogan||The Centre of It All|
|Channels||Analog: 29 (UHF)|
Digital: 27 (UHF)
Virtual: 29 (PSIP)
|Owner||Channel Communications, LLC|
|First air date||August 31, 2007|
|Call letters' meaning||W|
|Former callsigns||W29AR (1989–2002)|
|Transmitter power||Analog: 11.7 kW|
Digital: 15 kW
|Height||Analog: 305 m (1,001 ft)|
Digital: 353.3 m (1,159 ft)
|Facility ID||Analog: 2278|
|Public license information||/ WHVL-LD Profile|
/ WHVL-LD CDBS
WHVL-LP is a low-powered MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to State College, Pennsylvania, United States. Owned by Channel Communications, it broadcasts an analog signal on UHF channel 29 and a high definition digital signal (as WHVL-LD) on UHF channel 27 (or virtual channel 29 via PSIP) from a transmitter atop Rattlesnake Mountain in Rush Township. The station is available on cable throughout the Johnstown–Altoona–State College market.
WHVL-LD's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|29.1||720p||16:9||WHVL-HD||Main WHVL-LP programming / MyNetworkTV|
With its commitment to local issues and events, WHVL broadcasts many locally produced programs including:
- The Centre of It All - (the name refers to Centre County, where the station is based)
- For the Record - a public affairs show with local business leaders and politicians
- WHVL High School Game of the Week - covering local high school football
- WHVL Match of the Week - covering local high school wrestling
- BlueWhite Tailgate - covering Penn State football with pre- and post-game coverage. Formerly Penn State Tailgate Show
- The BlueLine: Inside Penn State Hockey
The station occasionally presents special programs covering topics of local interest. On October 16, 2008, WHVL broadcast a live debate featuring 5th Congressional District candidates. It broadcast the Penn State vs. Lock Haven wrestling match on February 23, 2008.
The station broadcasts local programming produced by others including Pit Pass with co-hosts Ron Fox and Jan Miller, a show covering auto racing in Pennsylvania.
- WHVL website
- Query the FCC's TV station database for WHVL
- WHVL's YouTube Channel - includes full episodes of some of the local programs and ads.
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