WWVW-LD

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WWVW-LD
Wheeling, West Virginia
United States
Channels Digital: 8 (VHF)
Affiliations Silent[1]
Owner Benjamin Perez
(Abacus Television)
Sister station(s) WIIC-LP, WWBP-LP, WSSS-LP
Former callsigns W62BW (1990-1999)
W56DX (1999-2004)
WWVW-LP (2004-2012)
Former affiliations Jewelry TV
Transmitter power 1.5 kW
Class LPTV
Facility ID 264
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
CDBS

WWVW-LD, channel 8, is a low-power television station located in and licensed to Wheeling, West Virginia. It is licensed to Abacus Television, which owns a number of LPTV stations in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. WWVW is currently off the air.[1]

History[edit]

WWVW-LP began operation on September 28, 1990 as W62BW. In 1999, it changed its callsign to W56DX. The station was an American Independent Network affiliate and also aired programming from shopping networks. It WIIC-LP.

The station was silent for a time between 2002 and 2005 as the station upgraded its facilities. The station returned to the air in the summer of 2005 with the call sign WWVW-LP and began airing Jewelry TV. On November 19, 2012, the station changed its call sign to the current WWVW-LD.

WWVW went silent in 2014 because of financial issues.[1]

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