Raleigh, North Carolina|
|Slogan||UniMás 26 Raleigh|
Digital: 19 (
(to move to 11 ( VHF))
Virtual: 26 ( PSIP)
|Translators||WUVC-DT 40.2 (22.2 UHF) Fayetteville|
26.3: Bounce TV
26.5: Justice Network
|Licensee||WUVC License Partnership, G.P.|
|Call sign meaning||W Telefutura North Carolina|
|Former call signs||WIWW-LP (1997–2003)|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:|
26 (UHF, until 2010)
3 kW (application)
|Height||107.7 m (353 ft)|
|Public license information||
( translator of WUVC-DT,
Fayetteville, North Carolina) Profile
( translator of WUVC-DT,
Fayetteville, North Carolina) CDBS
WTNC-LD, virtual channel 26 ( UHF digital channel 19), is a low-powered UniMás owned-and-operated television station licensed to Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. Owned by the Univision Local Media subsidiary of Univision Communications, it is sister to Fayetteville-licensed Univision owned-and-operated station WUVC-DT (channel 40). The two stations share studios on Falls of Neuse Road in Raleigh; WTNC-LD's transmitter is located on Rose of Sharon Road in Durham.
Although WTNC-LD identifies as a station in its own right, it is officially licensed as a translator of WUVC-DT. In addition to its own digital signal, WTNC-LD is simulcast in high definition on WUVC-DT's second digital subchannel (virtual channel 40.2, UHF channel 22.2) from a transmitter northeast of Broadway, North Carolina. WUVC-DT, in turn, is simulcast on WTNC-LD's second digital subchannel.
The station was originally licensed to be low-power W59CR. It signed on in late 1997 as WIWW-LP from a tower near the corner of NC 98 and US 70 By-Pass in East Durham. Broadcasting then on channel 59, the station rebroadcast WACN-LP (channel 34) from Apex, a Christian TV station.
When WUNC-TV needed UHF channel 59 for digital, WIWW vacated the channel for UHF 26 on the WNCU tower off Rose of Sharon Road in northwest Durham. It was home shopping for a while, then dark, then Telefutura (now UniMás).
In 2007, WTNC began simulcasting as a digital subchannel of sister station WUVC-TV in Fayetteville and other southern regions of the viewing area. In 2010, WTNC switched to digital broadcasting.
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming |
|40.1||720p||16:9||UNIMAS||Main WTNC-LD programming / UniMás|
|40.2||WUVC-DT||Simulcast of WUVC-DT / Univision|
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