WLMB

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WLMB
WLMB logo.png
Toledo, Ohio
United States
SloganToledo's Christian Station
ChannelsDigital: 5 (VHF)
Virtual: 40 (PSIP)
AffiliationsReligious Independent
OwnerDominion Broadcasting, Inc.
FoundedOctober 19, 1998 (20 years ago) (1998-10-19)
Call letters' meaningW LaMB (of God)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
40 (UHF, 1998–2009)
Former affiliationsPax (per program, 2000–2002)
FamilyNet
Worship
Transmitter power10 kW
Height155 m (509 ft)
174 m (571 ft) (application)
ClassDT
Facility ID17076
Transmitter coordinates41°44′41″N 84°1′6″W / 41.74472°N 84.01833°W / 41.74472; -84.01833
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license informationProfile
CDBS
Websitewww.wlmb.com

WLMB, virtual channel 40 (VHF digital channel 5), is a religious independent television station licensed to Toledo, Ohio, United States, serving northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. The station is owned by Dominion Broadcasting. WLMB's studios are located on Capital Commons Drive in Toledo, and its transmitter is located in Jasper, Michigan.

History[edit]

The station's first call sign was issued as WXAE-TV on July 17, 1992. It adopted its current call sign on May 17, 1994. However, the station did not commence broadcasting until October 19, 1998.[1]

WLMB was an affiliate of Pax from 2000 to 2002, but the station only carried selected original and religious programming.

Programming[edit]

WLMB's lineup features religious programming in the mornings and early afternoons, classic TV series in the late afternoons and early evenings, more religious shows during primetime, overnights and all day on Sunday, children's shows on Saturday mornings and infomercials on Saturday afternoons.[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Four-time National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Television Station of the Year Award winner (2003, 2004, 2007, 2010)
  • Seven-time NRB People's Choice Award winner (for various programs)
  • 2010 Bronze Telly Award for Commercial Production (for an ad for a NW Ohio furniture store)[3]
WLMB logo prior to 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WLMB history". WLMB. Retrieved 2014-04-30.
  2. ^ "Monthly Schedule". WLMB.com. Dominion Broadcasting. Retrieved October 11, 2018.
  3. ^ "WLMB awards". WLMB. Retrieved 2014-04-30.

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