WUDT-CA TV Channel 23 Detroit
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
- 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.
Oakland County, 8 Mile and Meyers Rds (Oak Park)
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