WXAX-CD

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WXAX-CD
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Clearwater, Florida
United States
ChannelsDigital: 26 (UHF)
Virtual: 26 (PSIP)
AffiliationsAzteca América
OwnerHC2 Holdings
(HC2 Station Group, Inc.)
First air dateJanuary 24, 1990; 29 years ago (1990-01-24)
Call letters' meaningW26AX (replaced 26 with X)
Former callsignsW26AX (1990-1996)
WXAX-LP (1996-2015)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
26 (1995-2015)
Former affiliationsSUR, HTV, Urban America Television
Transmitter power5.9 kW
Height404 m (1,325 ft)
ClassA
Facility ID57538
Transmitter coordinates27°50′50.4″N 82°15′50″W / 27.847333°N 82.26389°W / 27.847333; -82.26389

WXAX-CD, channel 26, is a class A, low-power broadcast television station based in Clearwater, Florida, owned by Una Vez Mas Holdings, LLC. It is currently Tampa Bay's Azteca América affiliate. The station has been on the air intermittently since January 24, 1990. Previously, WXAX-CD was home to SUR (another Spanish network), HTV (Latino music videos) and UATV (general entertainment).

The station was originally licensed and originated in St. Petersburg, then Clearwater, and, finally, Tampa. It is once again licensed in Clearwater, broadcasting from the Riverview antenna farm, directional towards Tampa. The general signal area covers most of Tampa and southwestern Hillsborough County, but barely reaches Pinellas County.

Currently, only Verizon FiOS and Dish Network offer the channel to Tampa Bay-area subscribers; other systems, such as Spectrum and Xfinity, do not offer this channel.

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