WMPV-TV

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WMPV-TV
Mobile, Alabama/Pensacola, Florida
United States
CityMobile, Alabama
ChannelsDigital: 18 (UHF)
Virtual: 21 (PSIP)
BrandingTrinity Broadcasting Network
Programming
Affiliations21.1: TBN (O&O)
21.2: Hillsong Channel
21.3: Smile
21.4: Enlace
21.5: Positiv
Ownership
OwnerTrinity Broadcasting Network
(Trinity Broadcasting of Texas, Inc.)
History
First air date
December 1985 (35 years ago) (1985-12)[1]
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
21 (UHF, 1985–2009)
Digital:
20 (UHF, until 2019)
Independent (1985–1986)
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID60827
ERP275 kW (STA)
900 kW (CP)
HAAT148.4 m (487 ft) (STA)
529 m (1,736 ft) (CP)
Transmitter coordinates30°36′41″N 87°36′26.4″W / 30.61139°N 87.607333°W / 30.61139; -87.607333
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
Websitewww.tbn.org

WMPV-TV, virtual channel 21 (UHF digital channel 18), is a TBN owned-and-operated television station licensed to Mobile, Alabama, United States and also serving Pensacola, Florida. The station is owned by the Trinity Broadcasting Network. WMPV-TV's studios are located in Mobile, and its transmitter is located near Robertsdale, Alabama.

History[edit]

The station was founded in December 1985. WMPV was the only full-powered station in the Mobile–Pensacola viewing area to transmit an analog signal past February 17, 2009, according to a list from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).[citation needed]

Digital television[edit]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
21.1 720p 16:9 TBN HD Main TBN programming
21.2 Hillsng Hillsong Channel
21.3 480i 4:3 SMILE Smile
21.4 Enlace Enlace
21.5 16:9 Positiv Positiv

TBN-owned full-power stations permanently ceased analog transmissions on April 16, 2009.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Broadcasting and Cable Yearbook says December 19, while the Television and Cable Factbook says December 15.
  2. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for WMPV

External links[edit]