WOLE-DT

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WOLE-DT
(Repeater for WLII-DT since 2015)
WOLE-TV
Aguadilla / Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
City of license Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Branding WOLE 12 (general)
Noticias WOLE 12 (newscasts)
Slogan La Estrella del oeste
(The star of the west)
Channels Digital: 12 (VHF)
Virtual: 12 (PSIP)
Subchannels 12.1 Univision
(repeater of WLII-DT)
12.2 Infomercials
Translators W21CX-D 21.1 Mayagüez
Owner Empresas Bechara, Inc.
(Western Broadcasting Corp. of Puerto Rico)
Founded May 10, 1960
First air date May 1960[1]
Sister station(s) WKJB, WPRA
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
Height 661 m
Facility ID 71725
Transmitter coordinates 18°09′0″N 66°59′0″W / 18.15000°N 66.98333°W / 18.15000; -66.98333
Website www.wole12.com

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.

WOLE-DT is owned by Western Broadcasting Corporation of Puerto Rico and serves as a repeater for WLII-DT under an affiliation agreement and simulcasts over 95% of its programing. The station brands itself as either WOLE 12 or WOLE Televisión during local programing.

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 will become a semi-satellite of Univision station WLII-DT; pending regulatory approval, the programming change will occur on January 1, 2015. With the move, WOLE will drop all programming from WKAQ-TV and Telemundo, which quickly entered into negotiations with WLII's existing western Puerto Rico satellite, WORA-TV (channel 5).[2]

Noticias WOLE 12[edit]

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 station uses a Univision 12 logo bug during its programming.

Digital television[edit]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
12.1/21.1 1080i 16:9 WOLE-HD Main WOLE-DT Programming / Univision
12.2/21.2 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Broadcasting and Cable Yearbook says May 13, while the Television and Cable Factbook says May 10.
  2. ^ 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. 

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