WFUP TV Channel 45 Vanderbilt/Gaylord


Simulcast of WFQX-TV 32 Cadillac

Slogan: Fox 32, Northern Michigan's Fox

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Programming: WFQX on

Power/Height: 108,000 watts / 1063 feet
- Service Area

Digital Channel: 45

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Call Sign History:

  • WFUP: 4/28/2003
  • WFVX: 4/3/2000
  • WGKU: assigned 4/9/1992

Network Affiliation History:

  • 9/2006: FOX
  • 1995: FOX (primary) & UPN (secondary)
  • 1993: FOX

On Air Date: 1993

Owner: Cadillac Telecasting, operated by Heritage Broadcasting

Telephone: (231) 775-9813



  • 3/2009: Construction permit granted for the station's digital facilities on Channel 45 which will operate with 108,000 watts from the same antenna as the station's analog broadcasts originate. License to cover granted 2/2011.
  • 10/2008: FCC grants digital TV allotment of Ch. 45 for station. The station's previous owner had planned on ending the operation of WFUP upon the digital TV transition in February 2009 however Cadillac Telecasting successfully petitioned the FCC for a digital allocation for the station so that it may continue operating.
  • 10/2007: FCC approves Cadillac Telecasting's acquisition of WFQX/WFUP from Rockfleet Broadcasting.
  • 5/2007: Announced that WFQX/WFUP and translators will be sold by SDR Rockfleet Holdings to Cadillac Telecasting for about $10 million. Cadillac is not expecting to run the stations, but instead plans to enter into a shared services agreement under which Heritage Broadcasting-owned CBS affiliate WWTV in Cadillac would operate the stations.
  • 12/3/1999: FCC approves sale of 5 stations (WGKI, WGKU and three translators) from GRK Productions to Rockfleet Broadcasting. Sale price was $12 million.
  • 1995: Programming from UPN is added to non-primetime hours.
  • 1993: WGKU Channel 45 Vanderbilt signs on simulcasting WGKI Channel 33 Cadillac. Owner is Gary Knapp.



Transmitter location:

Charlevoix County












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