WWCW LYNCHBURG, VA

Display
Channel
Physical
Channel
VideoAudioCall Sign       Network/Programming   NicknameNotes
21-121.3720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWWCW-HDCW "CW Virginia" 
21-2 21.4720pDD5.1 SAP Audio IconWFXR-HDFOX "WFXR" (WFXR 27-1) 
21-321.5480i (w)DD2.0 LaffLaff  
21-421.6480i (w)DD2.0 GritGrit  

Technical Data

FAC-ID: 24812 
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DTV-LIC:
Granted
Channel 21 Longley-Rice coverage map available. LYNCHBURG, VA
0000027725 (25076ff35c78b44d015c78d9dfab04e5) - App
0000080987 (25076f916cdf77fa016cf83c9aea0de5) - App
1651' 938 kW DA (H) Directional Pattern
(30.72 kW + 14.85 dB gain = 938 kW ERP)
68.7 mile contour / 14811.4 sq. mi. area / Est. Pop. 1,415,413
852' AGL; 2735' AMSL; (1026679)
0.65° Elec Beam Tilt; Full Service Filter
[H-Pat] ERI ATW23H4-HTC1-20/21H
NAD83: N 37° 19' 15", W 79° 37' 57" (37.320833, -79.6325) Thaxton Mountain (VA)
  TSID: 3041 (0x0BE1)

  TSReader Data: HTML Export (05/19/2016)   
  Bitrate Allocation: Variable

Digital
Channel
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Channel
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PMT
PID
VideoDimensionsAspect
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Video
PID
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Audio
PID
Audio
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21.321-1WWCW-HD10x0030720p1280x72016:90x00312 ‑ 150x0031DD5.10x0034384kbps
21.421-2WFXR-HD20x0040720p1280x72016:90x00412 ‑ 150x0041DD5.10x0044448kbps
21.521-3Laff30x0050480i720x48016:90x00510.5 ‑ 40x0051DD2.00x0054192kbps
21.621-4Grit40x0060480i720x48016:90x00610.5 ‑ 40x0061DD2.00x0064192kbps

Ownership, Repack, Historical, and Translator Data

OperatorNexstar Broadcasting
LicenseeNEXSTAR BROADCASTING, INC.
Analog Sign-on: 1984 (21)
Digital Sign-on: April 2002 (20)
Repack: 
Form 387 0000081659
Form 399 0000028800
DTV Transition: 
Certification Analog channel 21. Digital channel 20.
Elected Round 1  : Elected channel 20. (Approved)
Final Channel Channel 20.
Last Analog: 
Channel 21  :  1640' 4170 kW DA
Call Sign History:
  820504KE    
04/04/1983  WJPR  W Jefferson-Pilot Roanoke  
06/30/2006  WWCW  W W CW 5  
  WWCW    
<b>Expanded History:</b><br /> Signed on as Independent WJPR in 1984.<br /> <b>--/--/1986:</b> WJPR switched from Independent to Fox.<br /> <b>--/--/1992:</b> Grant Media bought struggling WVFT-27 and began a simulcast of Fox as "Fox 21/27".<br /> <b>10/--/2001:</b> WJPR was slated to become WBVA, WB21, but plans fell through.<br /> <b>04/--/2002:</b> WJPR-DT signed on as WB "WBVA-5." (No Fox programming)<br /> <b>Late-/2002:</b> Moved WB from 21-1 to 21-3; put Fox "Fox 21/27" on 21-1.<br /> <b>01/19/2005:</b> WJPR-DT began airing HD Fox programming on 21-1 with WB on 21-2.<br /> <b>09/18/2006:</b> The WBVA subchannel changed from WB "WBVA-5" to CW "The CW 5."<br /> <b>10/13/2006:</b> WWCW-DT began airing HD Fox programming on 21-2 with Fox in SD on 21-1.
Station has no translators.

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