WUPW TV Channel 36 Toledo, OH


Slogan: Fox Toledo

Web site: www.foxtoledo.com

E-mail: visit web site


Power/Height: 110,000 watts / 1168 feet, directional
- Digital Service Area

Digital Channel: 46; PSIP maps to Ch. 36

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Call Sign History:

  • WUPW: 7/30/1985
  • WDMA-TV: assigned 8/1/1983

Network Affiliation History: FOX

On Air Date: September 4, 1985 (regular programming 9/22/1985)

Owner: LIN Television

Telephone: (419) 244-3600


  • 6/12/2009: Regular programming on analog channel 36 ends as the station moves to digital-only regular broadcasts on Channel 46. Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display WUPW's virtual channel as 36.
  • 8/2007: The FCC's final digital channel assignment report shows that WUPW will be using Channel 46 once the conversion to all-digital broadcasts is completed on February 17, 2009.
  • 4/2002: FCC grants transfer of control to LIN TV
  • 3/2002: Announced that station is being sold to LIN TV Corp by Sunrise TV
  • 1/2002: Announced that LIN TV would take over operations of station under Local Marketing Agreement
  • 1999: Raycom Media acquires Malrite Broadcasting, which owned WNWO-TV 24 Toledo, and sells WUPW to Sunrise Television as federal rules prevented Raycom from owning both WNWO and WUPW.
  • 1996: Ellis Communications is merged into Raycom Media
  • 1993: Purchased by Ellis Communications
  • 9/1986: Becomes a charter member of the FOX network
  • 9/4/1985: WUPW signs on as an independent; regular programming started on Sept. 22nd. The station was owned by a consortium made up of local investors and private companies.

Transmitter location:

Lucas County, OH












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