|Aguadilla / Mayagüez, Puerto Rico|
|City||Aguadilla, Puerto Rico|
|Branding||WOLE 12 (general)|
Noticias WOLE 12 (newscasts)
|Slogan||La que nos Une|
(The one that unites us)
|Channels||Digital: 12 (VHF)|
Virtual: 12 (PSIP)
|Subchannels||12.1 Univision |
12.3 WKAQ 580 (deleted since Fall 2017)
|Translators||W21CX-D 21.1 Mayagüez|
(WLII/WSUR License Partnership, G.P.)
|Founded||May 10, 1960|
|First air date||May 1960|
|Former callsigns||WOLE-TV (1960–2009)|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:|
12 (VHF, 1960–2009)
|Former affiliations||Independent (1960-1979)|
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 owned-and-operated television station licensed to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, transmitting over digital channel 12. the station has its main offices located in the Westernbank Building in downtown Mayagüez. The station's studios are located at Barrio Palmar in Aguadilla. Its transmitter is located at Monte del Estado in Maricao.
WOLE-DT simulcasts on W21CX-D, channel 21.1. W21CX-D is a translator station in Mayagüez that is also owned by Univision Communications.
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).
On July 22, 2018, Univision Communications announced that it had purchased retransmission partner WOLE-DT from Western Broadcasting Corp. of Puerto Rico for $3,666,666.64, solidifying its Puerto Rico station line up. The sale was completed on December 5, 2018.
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.
Current On-air staff
- Saul Cordero - anchor
- Luisa Sotero - reporter/anchor
- Zamira Mendoza - weather
- Luis Aymat - sports
- Jeremy Ortiz - reporter
- Nydia Gonzalez - reporter
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 / WLII-DT|
|12.2||720p||WSTE HD||WSTE-DT programming / Teleisla|
|12.3||480i||4:3||WKAQ-AM||WKAQ 580 (until Fall 2017; subchannel deleted since)|
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.
- Jacobson, Adam (July 22, 2018). "Univision Says 'Ole!' To Puerto Rico TV Buy". Radio + Television Business Report. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
- RabbitEars TV Query for WOLE-DT