WTNC-LD

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WTNC-LD
( translator of WUVC-DT,
Fayetteville, North Carolina)
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Raleigh, North Carolina
United States
SloganUniMás 26 Raleigh
Channels Digital: 19 ( UHF)
(to move to 11 ( VHF))
Virtual: 26 ( PSIP)
Translators WUVC-DT 40.2 (22.2 UHF) Fayetteville
Affiliations26.1: UniMás
26.2: Univision
26.3: Bounce TV
26.4: GetTV
26.5: Justice Network
26.6: Quest
Owner Univision Communications
LicenseeWUVC License Partnership, G.P.
Founded1997
Call sign meaningW Telefutura North Carolina
Sister station(s)WUVC-DT
Former call signsWIWW-LP (1997–2003)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
59 (UHF)
26 (UHF, until 2010)
Transmitter power15 kW
3 kW (application)
Height107.7 m (353 ft)
Facility ID70112
Transmitter coordinates 36°03′33.3″N 78°57′10.2″W / 36.059250°N 78.952833°W / 36.059250; -78.952833
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information
(
translator of WUVC-DT,
Fayetteville, North Carolina)
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(
translator of WUVC-DT,
Fayetteville, North Carolina)
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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.

History

Former logo (2002-2013)

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.

Digital channels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming [1]
40.1 720p 16:9 UNIMAS Main WTNC-LD programming / UniMás
40.2 WUVC-DT Simulcast of WUVC-DT / Univision
40.3 480i BOUNCE Bounce TV
40.4 getTV GetTV
40.5 Justice Justice Network
40.6 Quest Quest

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