WUDT-CA TV Channel 23 Detroit

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Slogan: Daystar Television

Web site: www.daystar.com

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height: 15,000 watts / 725 feet, directional
- Service area

Digital Channel: 8, moving to 23

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Call Sign History:

  • WUDT-CA: 11/18/2004
  • WBXD-CA: 6/27/2002
  • WBXD-LP: 9/1/1995
  • W05BN: 1/4/1989

Call Sign Origin: Univision Detroit

Network Affiliation History:

  • 2009: Daystar
  • 11/2004: Univision
  • 11/2000: MTV2
  • The Box

On Air Date: January 4, 1989

Owner: Word of God Fellowship/Daystar

Telephone:

History/Notes:

  • 1/2012: Construction permit granted for flash cut operations on Channel 23 - which essentially will result in the station simply moving its physical broadcasts from Ch. 8 to Ch. 23 as the station previously ended analog broadcasts on 23.
  • 2010: Digital companion station on Channel 8 begins broadcasting; PSIP remaps TV receivers to Channel 23. Analog broadcasts on Channel 23 end.
  • 8/26/2009: Daystar programing is launched.
  • 6/2009: Sale to Word of God Fellowship, Inc. (Daystar) is approved by FCC.
  • 4/2009: Announced that religious operator Daystar Television Network will be acquiring WUDT-CA as part of a 15-station agreement valued at $7.4 million pending FCC approval and closing.
  • 11/2004: Station is sold by Viacom to Equity Broadcasting; Spanish-language programming from Univision begins in place of music videos.
  • 11/2004: Previous call sign origin: The Box Detroit
  • 6/2002: License to cover granted for move to channel 23 as Class A station.
  • 5/2002: Construction permit granted for move to channel 23. ERP to change from 40 to 50,000 watts, tower location to change from Renaissance Center to WWJ-TV tower along 8 Mile in Oak Park.
  • 10/2000: Owner MTV drops 'The Box' programming, replacing it with MTV2.
  • 12/1999: License is voluntarily assigned from MTVN Online to The Box Worldwide.
  • 8/1999: License is voluntarily assigned from VJN LPTV Corp. to MTVN Online L.P. Programming primarily is music videos.
  • 1/4/1989: On-air as W05BN on Channel 5.


Transmitter location:

Oakland County, 8 Mile and Meyers Rds (Oak Park)

 

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