12.2: PBS Kids
12.3: WTJX Business
|Owner||Virgin Islands Public Broadcasting System|
First air date
|August 29, 1972|
Former channel number(s)
12 (VHF, 1972–2009)
44 (UHF, 2003–2018)
Call sign meaning
|ERP||52.3 kW (STA)|
42.9 kW (CP)
|HAAT||462 m (1,516 ft) (STA)|
505.6 m (1,659 ft) (CP)
|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.
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|12.1||1080i||16:9||WTJX-1||Main WTJX programming / PBS|
|12.2||480i||4:3||WTJX-2||WTJX Kids (PBS Kids)|
- Official website
- Facility details for Facility ID 70287 (WTJX-TV) in the FCC Licensing and Management System