WBUP TV Channel 10 Ishpeming/Marquette

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Slogan: ABC 10

Web site: www.tv5and10.com

E-mail: visit web site

Programming: WBUP and WBKP on TitanTV.com

Power/Height: 4,800 watts / 344 feet, directional
- Service Area

Construction permit: 9,000 watts / 755 feet, directional
- Service Area

Digital channel: 10

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More Technical Information:

Call Sign History: WBUP, assigned 3/6/2000

Call Sign Origin: Beautiful Upper Peninsula

Network Affiliation History: ABC

On Air Date: 1/30/2002, about 3:10pm

Owner: Lake Superior Community Broadcasting

Telephone: (906) 204-2436

Notes/History:

  • 8/2010: Construction permit for post-transitional facilites modified from 4,800 watts @ 344 feet to 9,000 watts @ 755 feet from a broadcast tower located closer to Ishpeming. License to cover 4,800 watt facility granted in August 2011.
  • 4/2008: Construction permit for digital facilities on Channel 10 - the station will likely "flash cut" to digital broadcasting in Feburary 2009.
  • 7/1/2007: Sister station WBKP-TV 5 Calumet ends simulcast and becomes affiliate of CW carrying shows from "CW+". WBUP remains an ABC affiliate.
  • 1/2004: FCC approves sale of WBKP-TV 5 and WBUP-TV 10 from Scanlan to Lake Superior Community Broadcasting
  • 1/2004: License granted
  • 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 (replaced by channel 10)
  • 1/30/2003: Station signs on at about 3:10pm
  • 3/28/2002: Local newscasts are dropped from WBKP (WBUP is not yet on-air)
  • 9/5/2001: Marquette studios brought online. WBKP-TV 5 Calumet switches to operation as satellite station- plans for WBUP-TV 10 to be on the air next spring.
  • 2/4/2000: Construction permit granted for station. Scanlan plans to operate this channel as the main station and switch WBKP-TV 5 to a satellite operation.
  • 8/1/1997: Translator of WBKP-TV 5 Calumet added on ch. 28 Marquette (W28BX) with special temporary authority


Transmitter location:

Marquette County

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