Sales / Transactions / FCC Actions: April 5, 2011





• The sale of ABC affiliates WJRT-TV Ch. 12 Flint and WTVG-TV Ch. 13 Toledo to SJL Broadcasting from The Walt Disney Company has closed.


• ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV Ch. 7 (uses Ch. 41) Detroit was granted its license to cover for a power increase from 770,000 watts @ 938 feet to 1,000,000 watts @ 1001 feet.


• NBC affiliate WPBN-TV Ch. 7 (uses Ch. 47) Traverse City was granted its license to cover for its move to Ch. 47 (PSIP maps the station to Ch. 7) near Kalkaska. The station had previously been operating with special temporary authority with considerably less power from that location.


• No notable activity for April 1 and 4.


Please note: With the recent power increases by WTVS (Ch. 56) and WXYZ (Ch. 7) Detroit and WPBN (Ch. 7) Traverse City, viewers in or on the fringe of these markets should consider rescanning their devices to determine if these stations might now be receivable.







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This page contains a single entry by Mike Austerman published on April 6, 2011 4:55 AM.

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