XHWX-TDT

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XHWX-TDT
Monterrey, Nuevo León
Mexico
CityMonterrey, Nuevo León
BrandingAzteca Uno (general)
Azteca 13 Noreste (general)
Hechos Noreste (newscasts)
ChannelsDigital: 19 (UHF)
Virtual: 1 (PSIP)
SubchannelsSee section
TranslatorsRF 19 Saltillo, Coah.
AffiliationsAzteca Uno (O&O)
OwnerTV Azteca
(Televisión Azteca, S.A. de C.V.)
FoundedAugust 22, 1980
First air date1980
Sister station(s)XHFN-TDT
Former callsignsXHWX-TV (1980-2015)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
22 (UHF; original concession, never used)
4 (VHF; 1980-2015)
Virtual:
4 (PSIP; 2012-2016)
Transmitter power429.706 kW (Monterrey)[1]
Height330.8 m
Facility ID704798
Transmitter coordinates25°37′29.3″N 100°19′13.4″W / 25.624806°N 100.320389°W / 25.624806; -100.320389
Licensing authorityIFT
Websitewww.tvaztecanoreste.com.mx

XHWX-TDT is a television station in Monterrey, Nuevo León and Saltillo, Coahuila. Broadcasting on digital channel 19 in both cities, XHWX is a transmitter of the Azteca Uno network and the key station in the TV Azteca Noreste regional system, which provides regional news and sports content to Azteca's stations throughout northeastern Mexico.

History[edit]

The first XHWX concession was awarded in 1980 to Corporación Mexicana de Radio y Televisión (the Mexican government's Canal 13 network).[2] The original concession called for a station on channel 22 (later occupied by XHMOY-TV), but the station was allowed to slot into channel 4 when XEFB-TV was moved to channel 2.

Digital television[edit]

DT Video Aspect Callsign Network Programming
1.1 1080i 16:9 XHWX Azteca Uno (HD) Network and local programming
1.2 480i ADN 40

Analog shutdown[edit]

On September 24, 2015, XHWX shut off its analog signal; its digital signal remained on UHF channel 39.[3] The digital signal will eventually move to post-transition channel 17 as part of the program to clear channels 38-51 fowill be removed from broadcasting use. It added the "-TDT" suffix as a result of the transition.

National re-numbering scheme[edit]

On October 25, 2016, XHWX-TDT changed its virtual channel from 4 to 1 as part of the national re-numbering scheme, in which Azteca 13 transmitters received virtual channel 1 (this ultimately prompted the network to be renamed on January 1, 2018). XEFB took over virtual channel 4.

Repeaters[edit]

XHWX-TDT is repeated on nine transmitters in Nuevo León and Coahuila:

RF Location ERP
19 China .100 kW[4]
19 Escobedo .028 kW
19 Galeana .081 kW
19 García .120 kW
12 Guadalupe 9.270 kW
19 Linares .100 kW[5]
19 Montemorelos .101 kW
19 Sabinas Hidalgo 8.549 kW
19 Saltillo, Coah. 13.605 kW

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