|Aguadilla / Mayagüez, Puerto Rico|
|City||Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
WOLE 12 (general)|
Noticias WOLE 12 (newscasts)
La Estrella del oeste |
(The star of the west)
Digital: 12 (VHF)|
Virtual: 12 (PSIP)
12.1 Univision |
(repeater of WLII-DT)
|Translators||W21CX-D 21.1 Mayagüez|
Western Broadcasting Corporation|
(sale to Univision Communications pending)
(Western Broadcasting Corp. of Puerto Rico)
|Operator||Empresas Bechara, Inc.|
|Founded||May 10, 1960|
|First air date||May 1960|
|Sister station(s)||WKJB, WPRA|
|Former callsigns||WOLE-TV (1960–2009)|
|Former channel number(s)||
12 (VHF, 1960–2009)
Repeater for WKAQ-TV (1979-1984, 1995-2014)
Repeater for WAPA-TV (1984-1994)
|Transmitter power||47 kW|
WOLE-DT is a full-power Univision-affiliated television station licensed to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, transmitting over digital channel 12. The station has its studios in Aguadilla and its main offices are located in the Westernbank Building in downtown Mayagüez. its transmitter is located at Monte del Estado in Maricao.
WOLE-DT is owned by Western Broadcasting Corporation of Puerto Rico, a division of Empresas Bechara and serves as a repeater for WLII-DT, under an affiliation agreement, and simulcasts over 95% of its programming. The station brands itself as either WOLE 12 or WOLE Televisión during local programming.
WOLE-DT simulcasts on W21CX-D, channel 21.1. W21CX-D is a translator station in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico and is also owned by Western Broadcasting Corporation of Puerto Rico.
On October 15, 2014, Univision Communications announced that WOLE-DT would become a semi-satellite of Univision station WLII-DT. The programming change occurred on January 1, 2015. With the move, WOLE dropped all programming from WKAQ-TV and Telemundo, which quickly entered into negotiations with WLII's existing western Puerto Rico satellite, WORA-TV (channel 5).
Noticias WOLE 12
WOLE-DT produces a 30-minute local news program called Noticias WOLE 12, similar to WORA-TV's WORA TV Noticias. Noticias WOLE 12 airs weekdays at 4:30 PM & 11:00 PM. The news program concentrates on events happening in and around Aguadilla and Puerto Rico's west coast. The local programs, Muy Interesante, Los Favoritos TV, Punto de Encuentro and Ponte al Dia, broadcasts on the evening and weekends.
Current On-air staff
- Saul Cordero - anchor
The station's digital channel is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|12.1||1080i||16:9||WOLE-HD||Main WOLE-DT Programming / Univision|
|12.2||480i||4:3||WOLE-SD||WOLE 12.2 / Infomercials|
On June 12, 2009, WOLE-TV signed off its analog signal and completed its move to digital.
- The Broadcasting and Cable Yearbook says May 13, while the Television and Cable Factbook says May 10.
- Santana, Glenn (October 15, 2014). "Con nueva señal en el oeste Univisión y Telemundo en el 2015". Primera Hora (in Spanish). Retrieved October 16, 2014.
- RabbitEars TV Query for WOLE-DT