WZGS-CD

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WZGS-CD
Raleigh, North Carolina
Branding Raleigh TV 44
Channels Digital: 44 (UHF)
Virtual: 44 (PSIP)
Affiliations Independent
Owner ZGS Communications
(ZGS Raleigh, Inc.)
Call letters' meaning W
ZGS = owner
Former callsigns W60BT (1991–1999)
WHOA-LP (1999–2005)
WZGS-CA (2005–2013)
Former affiliations America's Store (c.2002–2003)
Telemundo (2005-2010)
Transmitter power 11.3 kW
Facility ID 41095
Transmitter coordinates 35°47′13″N 78°43′38″W / 35.78694°N 78.72722°W / 35.78694; -78.72722
Website www.raleightv44.com

WZGS-CD is a television station in Raleigh, North Carolina owned by ZGS Communications, and broadcasts on UHF channel 44. It is a class A television station, as such, it broadcasts at a lower power than other stations in the market. The station broadcasts English, Spanish, and Portuguese-language programming.

WZGS-CA went silent on April 1, 2010 due to losing its affiliation with the Spanish-language Telemundo network.[1] Telemundo will be returned to North Carolina, WSOC 9.2, replacing Laff which will be moved to WAXN 64.4.

WZGS-CA returned to broadcasting on March 25, 2011.[2]

WZGS-CA changed callsign to WZGS-CD on May 31, 2013.[3]

History[edit]

Digital televesion[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming [4]
44.1 480i 4:3 WZGS-CD Main WZGS-CD programming

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Request for Silent STA". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. March 25, 2010. Retrieved March 27, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Resumption of Operations". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. March 30, 2011. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. May 31, 2013. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  4. ^ Digital TV Market Listing for WZGS-CD RabbitEars.Info. Retrieved February 17, 2015.


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