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BrandingPBS WTJX
Affiliations12.1: PBS
12.2: PBS Kids
12.3: WTJX Business
OwnerVirgin Islands Public Broadcasting System
Founded1968 (55 years ago) (1968)
First air date
August 29, 1972 (51 years ago) (1972-08-29)
Former channel number(s)
12 (VHF, 1972–2009)
44 (UHF, 2003–2018)
Call sign meaning
St. Thomas
St. John
St. CroiX
Technical information[1]
Licensing authority
Facility ID70287
ERP52.3 kW (STA)
42.9 kW (CP)
HAAT462 m (1,516 ft) (STA)
505.6 m (1,659 ft) (CP)
Transmitter coordinates18°21′20.8″N 64°56′51.5″W / 18.355778°N 64.947639°W / 18.355778; -64.947639
Translator(s)W05AW-D 5 (VHF) Christiansted
Public license information

WTJX-TV, virtual channel 12 (UHF digital channel 36), is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station serving the United States Virgin Islands that is licensed to Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas. Owned by the Virgin Islands Public Broadcasting System, it is sister to National Public Radio (NPR) member station WTJX-FM (93.1 MHz). The two stations share studios on Haypiece Hill in Charlotte Amalie; WTJX-TV's transmitter is located on Signal Hill.

WTJX-TV also operates a translator facility in Christiansted on Saint Croix: W05AW-D on VHF channel 5. In July 2007, WTJX St. Croix moved to a larger facility, with a full studio, control room, and editing bays.

The station has also created its own mascot, "Langford the Lizard", primarily displayed on their website.

Former WTJX-TV logo from 1972 to 2018.

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming[2]
12.1 1080i 16:9 WTJX-1 Main WTJX programming / PBS
12.2 480i 4:3 WTJX-2 WTJX Kids (PBS Kids)
12.3 WTJX-3 WTJX Business


  1. ^ "Facility Technical Data for WTJX-TV". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission.
  2. ^ "RabbitEars TV Query for WTJX". RabbitEars. Retrieved February 4, 2019.

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