WQDI-LD

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WQDI-LD
Canton, Ohio
United States
ChannelsDigital: 21 (UHF)
Virtual: 20 (PSIP)
Subchannels.1-.7: 480i 4:3
Affiliations
OwnerDTV America Corporation
FoundedMay 17, 2011; 7 years ago (2011-05-17)
First air datec. April 2016 (2016-04)
Sister station(s)WUEK-LD, KONV-LD, WEKA-LD[1]
Former callsignsW21DI-D (2011–2015)[1]
Transmitter power0.25 kW = 250 watts
Height318 feet (97 m)
Facility ID184283
Transmitter coordinates41°29′13″N 81°41′1.6″W / 41.48694°N 81.683778°W / 41.48694; -81.683778
Websiteestrellatvcleveland.com

WQDI-LD is a digital low-powered television station serving the Cleveland-Akron-Canton, Ohio media market. Licensed to Canton, Ohio, the station is owned by DTV America Corporation, which also owns WEKA-LD. The station broadcasts its digital signal on UHF channel 21 (virtual channel 20 via PSIP). The station's independent channel (.7) carries infomercial programming. [1]

History[edit]

The Federal Communications Commission issued the station's initial construction permit for W21DI-D on May 17, 2011. The current WQDI-LD call sign was adopted on December 4, 2015. The station signed on the air sometime in May 2016 as an Estrella TV affiliate on its main channel only one or two months after sister station WEKA-LD signed on.[1]

In April 2017, Cheddar news TV channel started broadcasting over the air with DTV America affiliating five stations including WQDI with the network. Dunkin’ Donuts, a Cheddar advertiser, was handing out free digital antennas at events in the stations' markets to publicize the over the air launch.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Digital TV Market Listing for WQDI". RabbitEars.Info. Retrieved April 24, 2017.
  2. ^ Bouma, Luke (April 18, 2017). "A Cup of Coffee With a Side of Antenna TV? - Cord Cutters News". Cord Cutters News. Retrieved April 21, 2017.

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