WOST

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WOST
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Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
BrandingWOST 14
Azteca Puerto Rico
SloganContigo
ChannelsDigital: 20 (UHF)
Virtual: 14 (PSIP)
Subchannels14.1 Azteca America
14.2 Retro TV
14.3 The Action Channel
Translators(see table)
AffiliationsAzteca America (2018-present)
OwnerCorporate Media Consultants Group, LLC
(Power Television International (51%) / Max Media (49%); sale to HC2 Holdings approved by FCC, awaiting consummation)
(CMCG Puerto Rico, LLC)
Founded2004
First air date1970 (original incarnation)
1986 (second incarnation)
2004 (third incarnation)
March 20, 2007 (current incarnation)
Former callsignsWMGZ (1970s)
WTRA (1986–1999)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
16 (1970–2009)
Digital:
22 (2009-2018)
Virtual:
16 (2009–2010)
Former affiliationsIndependent (1970, 1986–1999, 2007–2009, satellite of WMEI after 2006)
AccuWeather (2009, 2011–2013)
MegaTV (2009–2011)
TeLe-Romántica (2013–2014)
PBJ (2014–2016)
Tuff TV (2014–2016)
Retro TV (2016–2018)
The Action Channel (2016–2018)
Transmitter power95 kW
Height606.7 m
ClassFull service
Facility ID60357
Transmitter coordinates18°18′51″N 67°11′24″W / 18.31417°N 67.19000°W / 18.31417; -67.19000

WOST (digital channel 20, virtual channel 14) is a full-power television station in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. The station is owned by Corporate Media Consultants Group, LLC, which 51% is owned by Power Television International and 49% is owned by Max Media. WOST is affiliated with Azteca America. WOST maintains its studios in Puerta del Condado in San Juan, with additional studios in Yauco. The transmitter is situated in Monte del Estado in Maricao. Until August 31, 2017, the station was a satellite of the now-defunct WMEI in Arecibo. On August 29, 2018, the station was purchased by HC2 Holdings for $2,850,000. Once the sale closes, the station will become an Azteca owned and operated station.

Digital television[edit]

WOST's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[1]
14.1 480i 4:3 WOST-LD Main WOST programming / Azteca America
14.2 WOST-LD Retro TV
14.3 WOST-LD The Action Channel

Satellite stations[edit]

WOST rebroadcasts on the following stations:

Station City of license Channels
TV (RF)
First air date ERP HAAT Facility ID Transmitter Coordinates
WWKQ-LD Quebradillas 34 (UHF)
14 (PSIP)
December 28, 1994 2.48 kW 163.7 m 60369 18°28′45.7″N 66°55′34.6″W / 18.479361°N 66.926278°W / 18.479361; -66.926278 (WWKQ-LD)
WQQZ-CD Ponce 24 (UHF)
14 (PSIP)
February 12, 1999 15 kW 613 m 32142 18°04′38.8″N 66°45′01.6″W / 18.077444°N 66.750444°W / 18.077444; -66.750444 (WQQZ-CD)

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