WLCN-CD

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WLCN-CD
Summerville, South Carolina (USA)
United States
BrandingCTN/WLCN
ChannelsDigital: 18 (UHF)
Virtual: 18 (PSIP)
Subchannels18.1/.3 CTN
18.2 CTNi
AffiliationsCTN (2012–present)
OwnerChristian Television Network
(Christian Television Network of South Carolina, Inc.)
First air dateFebruary 14, 1997; 22 years ago (1997-02-14)
Call letters' meaningW
Lowcountry
Community
Network (original)
We
Love
Christ
Now (current)
Former callsignsW18BK (1992–1997)
WJRB (1997–2009)
WLCN-CA (2009)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
18 (UHF, 1997–2009)
Former affiliationsSecondary:
America One (2007–2009)
My Family TV/JCTV (2007–2011)
Subchannels: (2009–2011)
18.1 Independent
18.2 Retro TV
18.3 Untamed Sports TV
Transmitter power15.0 kW
Height147 m
Facility ID55203
Transmitter coordinates33°1′24.2″N 80°7′22.3″W / 33.023389°N 80.122861°W / 33.023389; -80.122861
Websitewww.wlcntv.com

WLCN-CD, channel 18, is a not-for-profit television station licensed to Charleston, South Carolina. It is owned by Clearwater, Florida-based Christian Television Network. WLCN-CD offers 24-hour religious programming, much of which is produced either locally or at the CTN home base in Clearwater.

History[edit]

WLCN-CD began broadcasting on June 12, 2009 under the ownership of Jen Rose Broadcasting. The station offered local news, weather and sports programming along with syndicated programming from America One and My Family TV. After its conversion to digital. the station added Retro TV and Untamed Sports to its subchannels. WLCN produced local shows with emphasis on political, financial and spiritual support, as well as local sports such as South Carolina Stingrays ice hockey, and Summerville High School Greenwave football.

On January 23, 2011, the station's previous owners, Faith Assembly of God of Summerville, sold the station to the Christian Television Network. The sale closed on January 23, 2012. Soon afterward, programming on WLCN switched to programming and services similar to other CTN stations.

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[1]
18.1 720p 16:9 WLCN-DT Christian Television Network
18.2 480i 4:3 CTNi
18.3 Simulcast of 18.1

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