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Lenoir, North Carolina
Branding WTBL Community Television
Channels Digital: 49 (UHF)
Affiliations FamilyNet
Owner OTA Broadcasting LLC
(OTA Broadcasting (CLT), LLC)
Founded March 11, 1988
Sister station(s) W21CK-D
Former callsigns W53AO (1988-1995)
WTBL-LP (1995-2012)
Former channel number(s) 53, 49 (analog)
Transmitter power 7 kW
Class A
Facility ID 54983
Transmitter coordinates 35°54′25″N 81°29′23″W / 35.90694°N 81.48972°W / 35.90694; -81.48972

WTBL-CD is a class A television station in Lenoir, North Carolina. It broadcasts over-the-air on channel 49, and on cable channel 13 in the Lenoir area. It is an independent station with some programming from FamilyNet. WTBL-CD is owned by OTA Broadcasting, LLC, a company controlled by Michael Dell's MSD Capital. WLNN-CD in Boone provides its newscasts and other local programming for the station, and broadcasts full-time on WTBL's second digital subchannel.

Digital television[edit]

Channel PSIP Short Name Video Aspect Programming
49.1 TBLTV 480i 4:3 Main WTBL-CD programming
49.2 Simulcast of WLNN-CD

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