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BrandingMyTV WHVL
Affiliations29.1: MyNetworkTV
29.2: Buzzr
  • Channel Communications
  • (WHVL-TV, L.L.C.)
FoundedFebruary 28, 1989
First air date
2006 (17 years ago) (2006)
Former call signs
W29AR (1989–2002)
WHVL-LP (2002–2019)
Call sign meaning
Happy Valley
Technical information[1]
Licensing authority
Facility ID168799
ERP15 kW
HAAT353.3 m (1,159 ft)
Transmitter coordinates40°55′10″N 77°58′27″W / 40.91944°N 77.97417°W / 40.91944; -77.97417
Public license information

WHVL-LD (channel 29) is a low-power television station in State College, Pennsylvania, United States. Owned by Channel Communications, the station has studios on East College Avenue near the Nittany Mall, and its transmitter is located atop Rattlesnake Mountain in Rush Township. WHVL-LD is available on cable throughout the JohnstownAltoona–State College market.


Local programming[edit]

WHVL was launched on August 31, 2007, with live coverage of the Penn State "Football Eve" pep rally.

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)
  • WHVL High School Game of the Week – covering local high school football
  • BlueWhite Tailgate – covering Penn State football with pre- and post-game coverage. Formerly Penn State Tailgate Show

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.


The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming[2]
29.1 720p 16:9 WHVL-HD Main WHVL-LD programming / MyNetworkTV
29.2 480i 4:3 BUZZR Buzzr


  1. ^ "Facility Technical Data for WHVL-LD". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission.
  2. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for WHVL-LD

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