|Channels||Digital: 48 (UHF/PSIP)|
|Owner||Christian Television Network, Inc.
(Volunteer Christian Television, Inc.)
|First air date||October 6, 2002|
|Call letters' meaning||VoLunteeR Christian Television|
|Former channel number(s)||48 (UHF analog, 2002–2009)|
|Transmitter power||1000 kW|
|Public license information:||Profile
WVLR is a Christian Television Network owned-and-operated television station serving Knoxville, Tennessee, broadcasting locally on digital channel 48, and seen on cable on Comcast channel 15. The station is licensed to Tazewell, with studios in Kodak.
The station signed on October 6, 2002.
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|48.1||480i||4:3||WVLR||Christian Television Network|
WVLR shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 48, on June 12, 2009, the official date in which full-power television stations in the United States transitioned from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate. The station "flash-cut" its digital signal into operation on UHF channel 48. Because it was granted an original construction permit after the FCC finalized the DTV allotment plan on April 21, 1997. The station did not receive a companion channel for a digital television station.
- RabbitEars TV Query for WVLR
- "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-24.
- Website for WVLR
- Query the FCC's TV station database for WVLR
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on WVLR-TV
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