WWMT TV Channel 3 Kalamazoo/Grand Rapids

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Slogan: WWMT 3, Where News Comes First

Web site: www.wwmt.com

E-mail: visit web site

Programming: WWMT on TitanTV.com

Power/Height: 25,000 watts / 843 feet
- Service Area

Digital Channel: 8, maps to Ch. 3 using PSIP

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More Technical Information:

Call Sign History:

  • WWMT: 12/5/1985
  • WKZO-TV: sign on, 6/1/1950

Call Sign Origin: We're West Michigan Television

Network Affiliation History:

  • 9/2006: CBS & CW (digital only)
  • 1962: CBS
  • 1960: CBS primary, ABC
  • 6/1/1950: CBS primary, NBC, ABC

On Air Date: June 1, 1950

Owner: Sinclair Broadcast Group

Telephone: (269) 388-3333

Notes/History:

  • 2012: Sinclair Broadcast Group closes on the purchase of eight TV stations owned by Freedom Communications for $385 million. In Michigan, Sinclair now owns and operates WWMT TV Ch. 3 Kalamazoo and WLAJ TV Ch. 53 Lansing; Sinclair previously owned WSMH TV Ch. 66 Flint in the state.
  • 4/2008: Construction permit granted for post-transition digital facilities on Channel 8. License to cover granted 11/2011.
  • 2006: Announced that WWMT will become the West Michigan affiliate for the new CW network. The programming will air on one of WWMT-DT's side channels.
  • 5/2001: Application granted for digital facilites on channel 2
  • 7/1998: Acquired from Granite by Freedom Communications
  • 1995: Acquired by Granite Broadcasting
  • 1985: John Fetzer sells station to Busse Broadcasting
  • 1968: Color broadcasts begin
  • 1950s: Likely carried some DuMont Network programs as a secondary affiliate
  • 6/1/1950: On-air as WKZO-TV, owned by John E. Fetzer with CBS affiliation and secondary affiliations with NBC and ABC. Second-oldest TV station in West Michigan.


Transmitter location:

Barry County

 


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