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|Owner||Word of God Fellowship, Inc.|
First air date
|March 2, 1993|
Former call signs
Former channel number(s)
|HAAT||184.6 m (606 ft)|
Public license information
WBEH-CD (channel 38) is a low-power, Class A television station in Miami, Florida, United States, airing programming from the Spanish-language network America TeVé. The station is owned by the Word of God Fellowship.
Launched March 2, 1993, W20BE on channel 20 went defunct within six months. The license was reactivated on September 27, 1995, becoming W20BE once more. What followed was a move to channel 27 as W27BS on January 9, 1997; and an attempt to move to channel 61, which would have made the station W61DD – the same day the change was made in FCC records on July 1, 1999; the calls changed again to W31CD and the station moved to channel 31. On May 31, 2000, W31CD became WPMF-LP, and a year later, WPMF received a class A television license (though its calls retained the -LP suffix). The station received its license to broadcast digitally on January 3, 2014, at which point the call sign changed to WPMF-CD.
WPMF-LP joined Azteca América in November 2002. In 2011, it switched to My Family TV, which became The Family Channel in 2013. On November 1, 2017, WPMF-CD rejoined Azteca América, replacing WGEN-TV (channel 8). The station changed its call sign to WBEH-CD on November 9, 2018.
HC2 Holdings planned to acquire the station from Prime Time Partners in June 2019, along with WSPF-CD. The sale of WBEH-CD would fall through in 2020; in June 2022, Prime Time Partners would sell the station to the Word of God Fellowship, parent of the Daystar Television Network.
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|38.1||720p||16:9||ATVNOR||America TeVé (simulcast of WJAN-CD)|
- "Assignments". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission. June 23, 2022. Retrieved June 24, 2022.
- Digital TV Market Listing for WBEH-CD
- FCC records: the station is listed as DW20BE for a point of time – a D in front of a call sign always indicates a defunct license.
- Morales, Magaly (November 27, 2002). "Azteca, Fourth Latin Network, Airs On Ch. 31". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
- Jacobson, Adam (January 5, 2018). "Exclusive: 'Estrella TV' Ready For A Big Miami Return". Radio & Television Business Report. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
As of November 1, Azteca América has used its original affiliation partner in South Florida — Class A WPMF-38 in Miami — as its broadcast home.
- "HC2 Holdings Buys Two Florida LPTVs - TV News Check".
- Jacobson, Adam (June 24, 2022). "Bob Behar Finally Bids Farewell To A Miami LPTV Property". Radio & Television Business Report. Retrieved November 21, 2022.