WWXY-LD

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WWXY-LD
San Juan, Puerto Rico
City San Juan, Puerto Rico
Branding Canal 38 San Juan
Channels Digital: 38 (UHF)
Virtual: 38 (PSIP)
Subchannels 38.1 WIPR-TV
38.2 The Retro Channel
38.3 WORO-DT
Affiliations The Retro Channel (2016-present)
Owner Héctor Marcano Martinez
(WWXY Licensing, Inc.)
Founded 2001
Former callsigns W62CW (1998-2006)
WWXY-LP (2006-2012)
Former affiliations Religious (1998-2006)
Metro Canal (2006-2008)
Acción TV (2008-2010)
Destino TV (2010-2012)
Tiva TV (2012-2015)
Silent (2015-2016)
Transmitter power 2.91 kW
Class LPTV
Facility ID 64856
Website www.wipr.pr
www.theretrochannel.tv
www.canal13pr.tv

WWXY-LD is a low-power television station in San Juan, Puerto Rico licensed to broadcast over digital channel 38. The station is owned by Metro Media Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Marcom Group. Its CEO is Héctor Marcano Martinez, a well-known TV personality, producer and program host, which also serves as vicepresident of hispanic division operations of IHeartMedia and president of SBS. This station serves as an Independent station. WWXY-LD's studios are located at the Marcom Tower in Ave. Ponce de Leon in Santurce and its transmitter at Cerro la Marquesa in Aguas Buenas.

On April 16, 2016, Hector Marcano agreed to sell WWXY-LD to WWXY Licensing, LLC (managed by Eric Gerald Hernandez) for $60,000. Hernandez will enter into a shared services agreement and studio lease agreement with the station's owner, that operate independently with Marcom Group. The sale was completed on May 9, 2016.

About WWXY-LD[edit]

WWXY-LD primarily features music programming, including local programs produced by Video Shopper. Also, WWXY-LD shows public affairs & children's programming. WWXY-LD also broadcasts religious programming from Maranatha Radio Ministries. Paid programming is shown at other times of the day.

On September 25, 2017, Due to the passage of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, WIPR-TV (owned by Puerto Rico Public Broadcasting Corporation) will simulcast the programming con channel 38.1, The Retro Channel on 38.2 and WORO-DT (Canal 13) operate on channel 38.3.

Digital television[edit]

WWXY-LD's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP short name Programming
38.1 1080i 16:9 WWXY-D1 WIPR Televisión
38.2 480i 4:3 WWXY-D2 Main WWXY-LD programming / The Retro Channel
38.3 WWXY-D3 Canal 13

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