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WLLA Logo.png
Kalamazoo/Grand Rapids/
Battle Creek, Michigan
United States
City Kalamazoo, Michigan
Branding Family Television
Slogan West Michigan's Home for Family Television
Channels Digital: 45 (UHF)
Virtual: 64 (PSIP)
Subchannels (see article)
Affiliations Christian Independent
Owner Christian Faith Broadcast, Inc.
First air date June 30, 1987; 29 years ago (1987-06-30)
Call letters' meaning We Love KaLAmazoo
Former channel number(s) Analog:
64 (UHF, 1987-2008)
Transmitter power 440 kW (digital)
Height 330.8 m (digital)
Facility ID 11033
Transmitter coordinates 42°33′52″N 85°27′31″W / 42.56444°N 85.45861°W / 42.56444; -85.45861
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
Website www.wlla.tv

WLLA-DT, virtual channel 64 (UHF digital channel 45), is a religious independent television station serving the media market around Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States that is licensed to Kalamazoo. The station is owned by Christian Faith Broadcast, Inc., who also owns WGGN-TV in Sandusky, Ohio. The station's studios are located on East N Avenue in Kalamazoo, and its transmitter is located near Stewart Lake in Orangeville Township.


The station signed on the air on June 30, 1987. In 2007, the station entered a revenue sharing agreement with long distance telephone carrier Accxx Communications.[citation needed]

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[1]
64.1 480i 4:3 WLLA-DT Main WLLA programming
64.2 WLLA-D2 MeTV
64.3 WLLA-D3 Retro TV

The station began carrying programming from MeTV on digital subchannel 64.2 on July 4, 2013.[2]

Analog-to-digital conversion[edit]

WLLA shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 64, on November 1, 2008.[3] The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 45, using PSIP to display the WLLA's virtual channel as 64 on digital television receivers, which was among the high band UHF channels (52-69) that were removed from broadcasting use as a result of the transition.


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