WILX-TV Channel 10 Onondaga/Lansing

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Slogan: WILX 10; Coverage You Can Count On

Web site: www.wilx.com

E-mail: visit web site

Programming:

Power/Height: 14,800 watts / 979 feet
- Service Area

Construction permit: 30,000 watts / 979 feet
- Service Area

Digital Channel: 10

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More Technical Information:

Call Sign History:

  • WILX-TV: 1972
  • WILX-TV/WMSB: 1959

Call Sign Origin: Lansing X (Roman number 10)

Network Affiliation History: NBC

On Air Date: 1959

Owner: Gray Television

Telephone: (517) 393-0110

Notes/History:

  • 9/2009: Construction permit granted to increase digital power from 14,800 to 30,000 watts.
  • 2/17/2009: Analog broadcasting on channel 10 ends as the station moves to digital-only regular broadcasts on that channel. Prior to February 17th, WILX broadcast its digital signal on Channel 57.
  • 4/2008: Construction permit granted for post-transition digital facilities on Channel 10. License to cover granted October, 2011.
  • 8/29/2002: FCC approves transfer from Benedek to Gray Television.
  • 4/2002: Announced that Gray Communications will be purchasing assets of Benedek Broadcasting.
  • 3/2002: Current owner Benedek Broadcasting files for bankruptcy protection.
  • 19xx: Station changes hands several times, the WILX ownership roster include Figgie Communications, Adams Television, Brissette Broadcasting, Forward Communications and Benedek Broadcasting.
  • 1972: WKAR-TV 23 signs on as Lansing's full-time PBS affilate, WMSB signs off and Channel 10 becomes solely WILX-TV.
  • 1959: WILX-TV signs on along with WMSB using Channel 10; WILX is owned by Jackson Telecasters, WMSB is owned by Michigan Statue University. As WILX/WMSB from 1959, the channel was shared: part-time NBC programming, part-time public/educational programming which moved from WKAR-TV Channel 60.


Transmitter location:

Ingham County

 


 

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