WBKP TV Channel 5 Calumet/Houghton/Hancock
Slogan: CW 5
Web site: www.tv5and10.com
E-mail: visit web site
Programming: WBKP and WBUP on TitanTV.com
Power/Height: 6,400 watts / 988 feet, directional
- Service Area
Digital Channel: 5
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Call Sign History: WBKP, assigned 4/26/1996
Call Sign Origin: Beautiful Keweenaw Peninsula
Network Affiliation History:
- Jul 1 2007: CW
- Oct 28 1996: ABC
On Air Date: October 28, 1996 for Monday Night Football
Telephone: (906) 204-2436
- 4/2008: Construction permit granted for post-transition digital facilities on Channel 5. License granted August, 2011.
- 7/1/2007: Affiliation changes from ABC to CW and simulcast of WBUP-TV 10 Ishpeming/Marquette ends
- 1/2004: FCC approves sale of WBKP-TV 5 and WBUP-TV 10 from Scanlan to Lake Superior Community Broadcasting
- 7/28/2003: Announced that WBKP-TV 5 Calumet and WBUP-TV 10 Ishpeming have been sold to Lake Superior Community Broadcasting by Scanlan Communications, pending FCC approval
- 3/1/2003: W28BX ch. 28 Marquette (translator) signs off
- 1/30/2003: WBUP-TV 10 Ishpeming signs on
- 3/28/2002: Local newscasts are dropped
- 10/2001: FCC grants permission for WBKP-TV 5 Calumet to change digital channel from 18 to 11
- 9/5/2001: Marquette studios brought online. WBKP-TV 5 Calumet switches to operation as satellite station- plans announced for WBUP-TV 10 to be on the air next spring.
- 2/4/2000: FCC grants permission for Scanlan to operate a new station on channel 10 in Ishpeming, construction permit is granted for the new station. Plans are for TV 5 and 10 operate together.
- 8/1/1997: Marquette translator added on ch. 28, W28BX with special temporary authority
- 10/28/1996: Station first on-air, broadcasting Monday Night Football. Regular programming begins 2 days later.
- 3/1996: Construction permit granted for station
- Late 1995: Scanlan applies for new station at Ch. 5 in Calumet
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