WTEN, virtual channel 10 (UHF digital channel 26), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Albany, New York, United States and serving New York's Capital District (Albany–SchenectadyTroy) as well as Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The station is owned by Nexstar Media Group, which also operates Fox affiliate WXXA-TV (channel 23) through joint sales and shared services agreements with owner Shield Media, LLC. The two stations share studios on Northern Boulevard in Albany's Bishop's Gate section and transmitter facilities on the Helderberg Escarpment west of New Salem, a hamlet of New Scotland.

WTEN formerly operated a full-time satellite in Adams, Massachusetts: WCDC-TV, virtual channel 19 (UHF digital channel 36). This station broadcast from a transmitter on Mount Greylock, the highest peak in Massachusetts. WCDC was a straight simulcast of WTEN; the only on-air references to the station were during required hourly legal identifications. WCDC's signal covered western Massachusetts and southern Vermont. Nexstar scheduled a shutdown date of December 1, 2017 for WCDC-TV, through the FCC's frequency Spectrum Incentive Auction, but damage to the station's transmission line forced it to end operations two weeks early on November 19.[1]

WTEN Albany 2019
AlbanySchenectadyTroy, New York
United States
CityAlbany, New York
Branding10 ABC (general)
News 10 ABC (newscasts)
SloganDedicated, Determined, Dependable (general)
Your Local News Leader. (news)
ChannelsDigital: 26 (UHF)
(to move to 24 (UHF))
Virtual: 10 (PSIP)
Subchannels10.1 ABC
10.2 GetTV
10.3 Justice Network
10.4 Escape
AffiliationsABC (since 1977; also from 1953–1955)
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateOctober 14, 1953
Call letters' meaningTEN = former analog channel and current virtual channel
Sister station(s)WXXA-TV
Former callsignsWROW-TV (1953–1956)
WCDA (1956–1957)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
41 (UHF, 1953–1957)
10 (VHF, 1957–2009)
4 (VHF) W04AE Herkimer
Former affiliationsPrimary:
CBS (1955–1977)
DuMont (1954–1956)
Transmitter power700 kW
725 kW (CP)
Height426 m (1,398 ft)
427.2 m (1,402 ft) (CP)
Facility ID74422
Transmitter coordinates42°37′31.3″N 74°0′36.7″W / 42.625361°N 74.010194°W
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license informationProfile


WTEN began broadcasting on October 14, 1953 as WROW-TV on UHF channel 41. It was owned by Hudson Valley Broadcasting Company, operating alongside WROW radio (590 AM). The two stations shared space inside a former retirement home for nuns on a farm dirt road in the town of North Greenbush, near Troy. It broadcast from a temporary transmitter in Herkimer, limiting the signal to the immediate area. The station went to full power and installed a permanent tower next to the studio a few months later.[2] It was originally the Capital District's ABC affiliate.

Within their first year, the station was losing money, and on the verge of bankruptcy. By November 1954, Hudson Valley's shareholders sold controlling interest to a New York City-based syndicate group led by legendary radio broadcaster/author Lowell Thomas and his manager/business partner Frank Smith, who also became president of the company upon completion of the sale.[3] After the sale, the station switched its affiliation to CBS on February 1, 1955. In the spring of 1956, the station's call letters were changed to WCDA (for Capital District-Albany)[4] and a satellite station, WCDB (channel 29) in nearby Hagaman, New York was launched to reach areas in the northern portion of the market where the main signal didn't penetrate.[5] In December 1957, Hudson Valley merged with Durham Broadcasting Enterprises, the owners of WTVD in Durham, North Carolina to form Capital Cities Television Corporation (predecessor of Capital Cities Communications) with WTEN as its flagship station.

That same year, the call letters were changed again to the current WTEN when the station moved to VHF channel 10. By this time, the market had expanded to cover not only east-central New York, but also large swaths of southwestern Vermont and western Massachusetts. Not only is this market one of the largest east of the Mississippi River, but much of it is very mountainous. UHF stations have never covered large areas or rugged terrain very well. When the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) allocated two additional VHF channels to Albany, Hudson Valley sought and received permission to move to channel 10.

Upon moving to the VHF band, the station's transmitter was moved to Vail Mills, approximately 35 miles (56 km) west of Albany. This was necessary to protect both WHEC-TV/WVET-TV in Rochester and WJAR-TV in Providence, Rhode Island. But the new transmitter proved inadequate for serving the Capital District proper. The FCC eventually allowed a waiver in 1963 which let WTEN move its transmitter to Voorheesville, closer to Albany.[6] The new transmitter, located on the Helderberg Escarpment, was on some of the highest ground in the region, giving WTEN a coverage area comparable to that of long-dominant WRGB (channel 6).

In 1966, WTEN and WROW-AM-FM moved to new facilities to Albany's northside on Northern Boulevard, where WTEN remains to this day (the WROW radio stations moved out in 1993, ten years after they were sold by Capital Cities). In 1967, the old studio in North Greenbush was burned down by a fire caused by arson, but the station's owner donated its old transmitter to WRPI radio.

On February 24, 1971, Capital Cities sold WTEN to Poole Broadcasting. Following its purchase of several broadcast properties from Triangle Publications, Capital Cities had to sell off two VHF stations to stay within the FCC's limit of five stations per owner at the time. In 1978, Poole sold WTEN and sister stations WJRT-TV in Flint, Michigan, and WPRI-TV in Providence to Knight-Ridder. The new owner signed an affiliation deal with ABC which resulted in WTEN swapping affiliations with WAST (channel 13, now NBC-affiliated WNYT) on October 23, 1977, thus returning ABC back to channel 10 (incidentally, WTEN's former owners, Capital Cities would eventually purchase ABC in 1985). Upon Knight-Ridder's exit from broadcasting in 1989, WTEN and sister station WKRN-TV in Nashville were sold to Young Broadcasting. Since the Young purchases of the two stations plus WTEN satellite WCDC were made through two separate deals, they were consummated more than three months apart.

WTEN signed-on its digital signal on UHF channel 26 in 2004 and began offering high definition service right from the start. This can also be seen on Spectrum basic channel 10 and digital channel 1200. On October 1, 2007, Young Broadcasting launched the Retro Television Network on a new third digital subchannel of WTEN. This was part of a test of the network with sister stations WBAY-TV in Green Bay and KRON-TV in San Francisco.

In an effort to cut costs, the company eliminated ten positions from WTEN on January 31, 2008 fueling speculations that the company might sell the station in order to pay down its financial debt. In January 2009, after failing to meet the minimum standards for being listed on NASDAQ, Young Broadcasting was dropped from the exchange.[7] One month later, on February 13, they declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy.[8] The company planned to auction off its stations in a New York City bankruptcy court on July 14, 2009 but canceled the auction at the last minute.[9] After multiple issues with RTV's operations and programming, Young switched their main subchannel affiliations to ABC's Live Well Network as part of a group deal with Young's other stations in 2012.[10]

WTEN Headquarters
WTEN studio and office facility, on Northern Boulevard in Albany, circa 2010.

On July 27, 2012, it was announced that the Capital District's Fox affiliate, WXXA-TV, owned by Newport Television, would be sold to Shield Media, LLC (owned by White Knight Broadcasting Vice president Sheldon Galloway) for $19.2 million. That company then entered into joint sales and shared services agreements with Young Broadcasting resulting in WTEN operating WXXA. On October 23, the FCC granted the transaction.[11][12][13] The move was completed on March 23, 2013.[14] Soon afterward, WXXA closed its studios on Corporate Circle in Albany and moved its operations to WTEN.

On June 6, 2013, Young Broadcasting announced that it would merge with Media General.[15] The merger was approved by the FCC on November 8, after Media General shareholders approved the merger a day earlier;[16] it was completed on November 12.[17] More than two years later, on January 27, 2016, it was announced that the Nexstar Broadcasting Group would buy Media General for $4.6 billion. WTEN and the operations of WXXA became part of "Nexstar Media Group."[18] The acquisition resulted in Nexstar owning stations in every television market in Upstate New York; the sale was completed on January 17, 2017.


In the spring of 1956, satellite station WCDB on UHF channel 29 in Hagaman was launched to reach areas in the northern portion of the market where the main WCDA signal couldn't reach.[5] This signed-off in 1957 after WCDA moved its transmitter closer to Albany, making WCDB redundant even though it did provide some primary CBS coverage to Utica. The WCDB call sign would return to the air in 1978 for the student-run radio station at University at Albany.


(defunct; served as satellite of WTEN, Albany, New York)
AdamsPittsfield, Massachusetts
United States
CityAdams, Massachusetts
ChannelsDigital: 36 (UHF)
Virtual: 19 (PSIP)
(off the air on November 19, 2017)
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateFebruary 5, 1954
Last air dateNovember 19, 2017
(63 years, 287 days)[1]
Call letters' meaningCapital District-Albany, Station C (for WTEN's original WCDA calls)
Former callsignsWMGT (1954–1957)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
74 (UHF, 1954–1957)
19 (UHF, 1957–2009)
36 (UHF, 2002–2017)
19 (PSIP, 2009–2017)
Former affiliationsPrimary:
CBS (1957–1977)
ABC (1955–1957, 1977–2017)
DuMont (1954–1955)
Transmitter power27.5 kW
Height631 m (2,070 ft)
Facility ID74419
Transmitter coordinates42°38′13.7″N 73°10′6.2″W / 42.637139°N 73.168389°W

WCDC began broadcasting on February 5, 1954 as WMGT (Mount Greylock Television) on UHF channel 74, the highest channel to ever be used by a full-power television station in U.S. history. WMGT began as a separate station affiliated with the DuMont network. The tower location on Mount Greylock (part of a state reserve) helped WMGT serve first as the market's secondary affiliate of DuMont and later as a major boost to WCDA. In December 1954, WMGT moved to channel 19 extending the station's range to the Capital District of New York State. In February 1956, it was forced off the air when a storm damaged its transmitter tower.[19] Capital Cities bought the license and returned it to the air in 1957 under its final calls, WCDC. (The WMGT callsign now resides at an NBC-affiliated station in Macon, Georgia.) After Capital Cities returned WCDC to the air and until it shut down, it served as a straight simulcast of WCDA/WTEN; the only on-air references to the station were during WTEN's hourly legal IDs. Due to substantial snow and ice build-up, a tower collapse forced WCDC off the air again in March 1983.[20][21] Most cable systems on the Vermont and Massachusetts sides of the market picked up WCDC's signal. WTEN's various owners also leased tower space to other entities, including the Massachusetts State Police and competitor WNYT for their area translator station.

WCDC's digital signal on UHF channel 36 signed on nearly eighteen months before WTEN's did in 2002. However, it did not upgrade to high definition until WTEN-DT signed-on.

Citing declining viewership, Nexstar Broadcasting, through the FCC's Spectrum Incentive Auction in April 2017, was awarded $34,558,086 to agree to take WCDC-TV off the air; at the time, it indicated that WCDC would enter a Channel Sharing Agreement (CSA) to continue providing service to viewers.[22] Nexstar subsequently announced that WCDC would instead go dark December 1, 2017;[23] however, damage to the station's transmission line in a storm would take WCDC off the air on November 19, almost two weeks earlier than scheduled. Nexstar informed the FCC that, due to insufficient time and a lack of available tower crews, the line would not be repaired before the planned shutdown date.[1] Nexstar surrendered the WCDC-TV license for cancellation on February 12, 2018.[24]

On December 22, 2017, Albany public radio station WAMC (which broadcasts WAMC-FM on 90.3 from the tower as their main signal across the market) entered into an agreement to purchase the Mount Greylock transmitter and tower from Nexstar for just above $1 million. Due to it sitting on Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation land and WTEN's lease having expired two years prior, WAMC could have been taken off the air without their purchasing of the facility. WAMC now owns the facility itself, but not the land beneath, which is under lease with the MDCR until 2025, and will fundraise in order to rebuild their financial reserves.[25]

Digital television

Digital channels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[26]
10.1 720p 16:9 WTEN-HD Main WTEN programming / ABC
10.2 480i 4:3 getTV GetTV
10.3 16:9 Justice Justice Network
10.4 Escape Escape

WCDC carried WTEN's two subchannels as 19.2 and 19.3 respectively, and they were carried locally in Massachusetts on the digital tier of Time Warner Cable, and later its successor, Charter Communications.

Analog-to-digital conversion

WTEN shut down its analog signal, over VHF channel 10, on June 12, 2009, the official date in which full-power television stations in the United States transitioned from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 26.[27] Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former VHF analog channel 10.


Syndicated programming on WTEN includes The Doctors, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! and Steve.

News operation

For most of its history, WTEN was a solid runner-up to WRGB, especially after moving its transmitter to Voorheesville. WNYT overtook WTEN for the runner-up spot by the late-1980s, and in 1992, scored its first late news victory. WTEN has generally remained at a stable second place since then, although for a period in the early-2000s, it fell back to third. At times during the 1990s and 2000s, this station has occasionally finished ahead of WRGB or, more recently, WNYT. In terms of Nielsen ratings, the Capital District has been a very competitive market, with WRGB, WTEN and WNYT waging a spirited battle for first place.

In November 2009, WNYT's newscasts slipped back to third place largely resulting from its owner Hubbard Broadcasting deciding to terminate many of its popular news team members. One notable personality let go from the NBC affiliate was Lydia Kulbida who was hired by WTEN in time to help launch the market's only over-the-air weekday local news show at 4 (which occurred on September 21, 2009).[28] On October 26, 2011, WTEN became the second station in Albany to upgrade its newscasts to high definition level.[29]

As a full-time satellite of WTEN, WCDC simulcast all newscasts from its parent outlet. Although there were no separate title openings or local cut-ins provided during the broadcasts, there was coverage of Western Massachusetts and Southwestern Vermont. Since 2001, rival WNYT has been the only Capital District-based television station to operate a bureau in Western Massachusetts (located in Pittsfield). With the consolidation of WXXA with WTEN, the ABC affiliate took over production of the Fox station's newscasts. The two stations' reporting staffs were merged immediately following the completion of Shield Media's purchase of WXXA. On January 24, 2013, the Fox outlet dropped its separate weeknight 5 and 11 o'clock newscasts.[30] WXXA's weekday morning newscast (seen 7 to 9 a.m.) and nightly prime time broadcast at 10 were retained as this programming does not directly compete with local news airing on WTEN.

Notable current on-air talent

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Suspension of Operations and Silent Authority of a DTV Station Application". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission. November 22, 2017. Retrieved December 4, 2017.
  2. ^ Capital Cities/ABC The Early Years: How The Minnow Swallow The Whale, Chilton Books, 1993, page 11
  3. ^ Capital Cities/ABC The Early Years: How The Minnow Swallow The Whale, Chilton Books, 1993, page 15
  4. ^ "Radio Station Call Letter Origins Release Number 90". February 20, 2000. Retrieved December 26, 2017.
  5. ^ a b Albany Times-Union, April 22, 1956, page H-4
  6. ^ http://lists.bostonradio.org/pipermail/boston-radio-interest/2008-January.txt
  7. ^ "Young Broadcasting Inc. Receives NASDAQ Delisting Notice". Businesswire.com. January 27, 2009. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  8. ^ "Young Broadcasting declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy one month after dropout from the exchange". Retrieved July 21, 2009.
  9. ^ "Young Broadcasting Calls Off Auction", from broadcastingcable.com July 14, 2009
  10. ^ "Young Broadcasting Stations Look to Live Well - 2012-01-24 21:58:50 | Broadcasting & Cable". Broadcastingcable.com. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  11. ^ Shield Buying Newport's WXXA For $19.4M, TVNewsCheck, July 27, 2012.
  12. ^ "The master control of the Fox outlet will likely move as the result of WTEN operating WXXA" (PDF). Retrieved December 6, 2012.
  13. ^ Nearing, Brian (July 27, 2012). "Fox affiliate sold, new role with WTEN". Times Union. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  14. ^ Anderson, Eric (March 22, 2013). "Stormy weather: WXXA cuts jobs". Times Union. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  15. ^ Media General, Young Broadcasting To Merge, TVNewsCheck, June 6, 2013.
  16. ^ FCC Approves Media General-Young Merger Broadcasting & Cable, Retrieved November 8, 2013
  17. ^ "Media General, Young Now Officially One". TVNewsCheck. November 12, 2013. Retrieved November 12, 2013.
  18. ^ Shareholders of Both Companies to Realize Immediate and Long-Term Value Archived January 30, 2016, at the Wayback Machine © 2016 Media General. All rights reserved.
  19. ^ Albany Times Union, April 22, 1956, Page H-4
  20. ^ UPI (March 12, 1983). "Storms bring snowfall, cold". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on March 12, 1983. Retrieved April 20, 2017.
  21. ^ Mulherin, N.D. (June 3–6, 1996). "Atmospheric Icing and Tower Collapse in the United States" (PDF). Presented at the 7th International Workshop on Atmospheric Icing of Structures (IWAIS’96).
  22. ^ "FCC Broadcast Television Spectrum Incentive Auction" (PDF). www.fcc.gov. April 4, 2017. Retrieved April 20, 2017.
  23. ^ Fanto, Clarence (November 10, 2017). "Amid dwindling viewer numbers, WCDC Channel 19 going dark Dec. 1". The Berkshire Eagle. Retrieved November 21, 2017.
  24. ^ "Cancellation Application". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  25. ^ Fanto, Clarence (December 22, 2017). "WAMC purchases radio tower atop Mount Greylock". Berkshire Eagle. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
  26. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for WTEN
  27. ^ "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 29, 2013. Retrieved March 24, 2012.
  28. ^ Rulison, Larry (September 1, 2009). "Kulbida joins WTEN for 4 p.m. newscast". Times Union. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  29. ^ "Albany's WTEN Debuts New Set, HD Newscasts - TVSpy". Mediabistro.com. October 26, 2011. Retrieved April 22, 2013.
  30. ^ Lombardo, David (December 19, 2012). "WTEN, WXXA share staff under new plan". Schenectady Gazette. Retrieved December 26, 2012.

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Capital Cities/ABC Inc.

Capital Cities/ABC Inc., was an American media company. It was founded in 1985 when Capital Cities Communications purchased the much larger American Broadcasting Company in 1985. It was eventually acquired by The Walt Disney Company and re-branded itself as Disney–ABC Television Group in 1996.

Channel 10 virtual TV stations in the United States

The following television stations operate on virtual channel 10 in the United States:

K02NV-D in Sargents, Colorado

K04JZ in Gold Hill, Oregon

K04MG-D in Wedderburn, etc., Oregon

K04QX-D in Townsend, Montana

K06KA in Fort Jones, etc., California

K06PG-D in Laughlin, Nevada

K07OJ-D in Snowflake, Arizona

K07YJ-D in Bullhead City, Arizona

K08LG-D in Silver Lake, etc., Oregon

K08PE-D in Alamo, etc., Nevada

K08PG-D in Indian Springs, Nevada

K09VC-D in Paisley, Oregon

K10BA-D in Orondo, etc., Washington

K10BB-D in Ardenvoir, Washington

K10KM-D in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

K10LG-D in Dryden, Washington

K10MZ-D in Dolores, Colorado

K10NY-D in Ismay Canyon, Colorado

K10OD-D in Weber Canyon, Colorado

K10OG-D in Lompoc, California

K10PM-D in Breckenridge, Colorado

K10QL-D in Abilene, Texas

K12LS-D in Challis, Idaho

K12MS-D in Elko, Nevada

K12PT-D in Ryndon, Nevada

K13NQ-D in Ruth, Nevada

K13NR-D in Ely & McGill, Nevada

K13QE-D in Driggs, Idaho

K13QH-D in Swan Valley/Irwin, Idaho

K14AL-D in Ely, Nevada

K14IJ-D in Leadore, Idaho

K14MC-D in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho

K14QH-D in Butte Falls, Oregon

K15GO-D in Georgetown, Idaho

K15HU-D in Lakeview, Oregon

K15JZ-D in Applegate Valley, Oregon

K15KE-D in Klamath Falls, etc., Oregon

K15KN-D in Roseburg, Oregon

K16BZ-D in Ruidoso, New Mexico

K17BN-D in Needles, California

K17GK-D in Arlington, Oregon

K17JR-D in Lewiston, Idaho

K18IZ-D in Grandfield, Oklahoma

K18LJ-D in Dunsmuir, etc., California

K19BK-D in Lakeview, Oregon

K19CY-D in Rockland, Idaho

K19HH-D in Midland, etc., Oregon

K19JW-D in Mauna Loa, Hawaii

K20KT-D in Dora, New Mexico

K21JI-D in Cave Junction, etc., Oregon

K22JD-D in Madera Peak, Arizona

K23BV-D in Montpelier, Idaho

K23DO-D in Malta, Idaho

K23DX-D in Pitkin, Colorado

K23FP-D in Olivia, Minnesota

K23GK-D in Astoria, Oregon

K24FH-D in Glide, etc., Oregon

K24GE-D in Wells, Nevada

K25GM-D in Newport, Nebraska

K25JW-D in Hugo, etc., Oregon

K25LU-D in Mesquite, Nevada

K26FQ-D in John Day, Oregon

K26HY-D in Ely, Nevada

K26JR-D in Turkey, Texas

K26KQ-D in Christmas Valley, Oregon

K27EJ-D in Colorado City, Arizona

K27GM-D in Preston, Idaho

K27JK-D in Glendale, Nevada

K27KN-D in Alexandria, Minnesota

K28CS-D in Pahrump, Nevada

K28GD-D in Heppner, etc., Oregon

K28IH-D in Rainier, Oregon

K28JM-D in Waimea, Hawaii

K28JV-D in Hilo, Hawaii

K28LO-D in Paisley, Oregon

K29HB-D in Clovis, New Mexico

K29JN-D in Gold Beach, Oregon

K29LL-D in Phoenix/Talent, Oregon

K30JS-D in Yreka, California

K31EA-D in Littlefield, Arizona

K31HZ-D in The Dalles, etc., Oregon

K31IR-D in Grays River, Washington

K31IZ-D in Naalehu, Hawaii

K31NE-D in Williams, Arizona

K32DW-D in Chloride, Arizona

K32EH-D in Memphis, Texas

K32GD-D in Guymon, Oklahoma

K33CF-D in Wellington, Texas

K33FF-D in Wallace, etc., Nebraska

K33KE-D in Sargents, Colorado

K33OW-D in Neligh, Nebraska

K34LI-D in Jean, Nevada

K34LS-D in Seneca, Oregon

K35CE-D in Canadian, Texas

K35GW-D in Malad City, Idaho

K35II-D in South Point, Hawaii

K36AE-D in Clarkdale, Arizona

K36BA-D in Burns, Oregon

K36FG-D in Hood River, etc., Oregon

K36GU-D in Rockaway Beach, Oregon

K36MA-D in Perryton, Texas

K38IR-D in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

K38LK-D in Jacks Cabin, Colorado

K39DC-D in Parlin, Colorado

K39FC-D in East Flagstaff, Arizona

K39IT-D in Prescott, Arizona

K41CA-D in Tulia, Texas

K41JT-D in Kilauea Military Camp, Hawaii

K41KL-D in Glendale, etc., Oregon

K42AL-D in Memphis, Texas

K42CP-D in Peach Springs, Arizona

K43DS-D in Panaca, Nevada

K43ED-D in New Mobeetie, Texas

K43FX-D in O'Neill, Nebraska

K43JD-D in Rexburg, Idaho

K44AE-D in Willmar, Minnesota

K44CC-D in Gruver, Texas

K45AL-D in Caliente, Nevada

K45AO-D in Pioche, Nevada

K45DJ-D in Granite Falls, Minnesota

K45KE-D in Jacksonville, Oregon

K46BU-D in Tucumcari, New Mexico

K46BY-D in Capulin, etc., New Mexico

K47MH-D in Holbrook, Idaho

K48AY-D in Kingman, Arizona

K49AM-D in Lund & Preston, Nevada

K49BY-D in Clovis, New Mexico

K49EU-D in Chloride, Arizona

K49FX-D in Alamogordo, New Mexico

K49IC-D in Salmon, Idaho

K50CQ-D in Childress, Texas

K50DA-D in Ursine, Nevada

K50JT-D in Hakalau, Hawaii

K51CB-D in Clarendon, Texas

K51HM-D in Soda Springs, Idaho

KAKE in Wichita, Kansas

KBIM-TV in Roswell, New Mexico

KBNB-LD in San Antonio, Texas

KBRR in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

KBSL-DT in Goodland, Kansas

KENV-DT in Elko, Nevada

KFDA-TV in Amarillo, Texas

KFNE in Riverton, Wyoming

KGTV in San Diego, California

KIIO-LD in Los Angeles, California

KISU-TV in Pocatello, Idaho

KLFY-TV in Lafayette, Louisiana

KLVX in Las Vegas, Nevada

KMCA-LD in Redding, California

KMEB in Wailuku, Hawaii

KMOT in Minot, North Dakota

KNEE-LD in Malaga, etc., Washington

KNPL-LD in North Platte, Nebraska

KOLN in Lincoln, Nebraska

KOLR in Springfield, Missouri

KOPB-TV in Portland, Oregon

KQTI-LD in Ogden, Utah

KREY-TV in Montrose, Colorado

KSAZ-TV in Phoenix, Arizona

KSBS-CD in Denver, Colorado

KSTF in Scottsbluff, Nebraska

KTEN in Ada, Oklahoma

KTSD-TV in Pierre, South Dakota

KTTC in Rochester, Minnesota

KTVE in El Dorado, Arkansas

KTVL in Medford, Oregon

KUHM-TV in Helena, Montana

KULU-LD in Park City, Utah

KULX-CD in Ogden, Utah

KUVM-LD in Missouri City, Texas

KWCM-TV in Appleton, Minnesota

KWSU-TV in Pullman, Washington

KWTX-TV in Waco, Texas

KXTV in Sacramento, California

KYVV-TV in Del Rio, Texas

KZSD-LP in San Diego, California

KZTV in Corpus Christi, Texas

W03AM-D in Harrison, Maine

W04BS-D in Bethel, Maine

W05DD-D in St. Francis, Maine

W14DY-D in Onancock, Virginia

W34FC-D in La Crosse, Wisconsin

WALA-TV in Mobile, Alabama

WALB in Albany, Georgia

WAVY-TV in Portsmouth, Virginia

WBIQ in Birmingham, Alabama

WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee

WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio

WBUP in Ishpeming, Michigan

WCAU in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

WCBB in Augusta, Maine

WDCO-CD in Woodstock, Virginia

WDIO-DT in Duluth, Minnesota

WFSF-LD in Key West, Florida

WGEM-TV in Quincy, Illinois

WHEC-TV in Rochester, New York

WILM-LD in Wilmington, North Carolina

WILX-TV in Onondaga, Michigan

WIS in Columbia, South Carolina

WJAR in Providence, Rhode Island

WJXE-LD in Gainesville, Florida

WKNO in Memphis, Tennessee

WMEM-TV in Presque Isle, Maine

WMVS in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

WPLG in Miami, Florida

WRUF-LD in Gainesville, Florida

WSLS-TV in Roanoke, Virginia

WSWF-LD in Orlando, Florida

WTAJ-TV in Altoona, Pennsylvania

WTEN in Albany, New York

WTHI-TV in Terre Haute, Indiana

WTSP in St. Petersburg, Florida

WVFX in Clarksburg, West Virginia

WWCI-CD in Vero Beach, Florida

WWUP-TV in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

WYGN-LD in Berrien Springs, MichiganThe following stations, which are no longer licensed, formerly broadcast on virtual channel 10:

K38KZ-D in Bovina, etc., Texas

K48GI-D in Flagstaff, Arizona

Channel 26 digital TV stations in the United States

The following television stations broadcast on digital channel 26 in the United States:

K20EC-D in Kanab, Utah

K26CI-D in Cortez, etc., Colorado

K26CK-D in Cottonwood/Grangevil, Idaho

K26CL-D in Alexandria, etc., Minnesota

K26CS-D in St. James, Minnesota

K26DD-D in Kalispell, Montana

K26DE-D in Bozeman, Montana

K26DX-D in Raton, New Mexico

K26EA-D in Milford, etc., Utah

K26EH-D in Austin, Nevada

K26FM-D in Peetz, Colorado

K26FP-D in Idalia, Colorado

K26FQ-D in John Day, Oregon

K26FT-D in Santa Barbara, California

K26FV-D in La Grande, Oregon

K26GD-D in Garfield County, Utah

K26GF-D in Peach Springs, Arizona

K26GG-D in Golconda, Nevada

K26GH-D in Randolph & Woodruff, Utah

K26GL-D in Columbus, Montana

K26GS-D in Harrison, Arkansas

K26GV-D in Omak, Washington

K26GX-D in Pleasant Valley, Colorado

K26GY-D in Breckenridge, Colorado

K26HO-D in Glide, Oregon

K26HS-D in Tillamook, Oregon

K26HY-D in Ely, Nevada

K26IC-D in Bremerton, Washington

K26IH-D in Manti, etc., Utah

K26IJ-D in Morgan, etc., Utah

K26IK-D in Heber & Midway, Utah

K26IM-D in Samak, Utah

K26IS-D in Woodward, etc., Oklahoma

K26IT-D in Redstone, etc., Colorado

K26JB-D in Wells, Nevada

K26JC-D in Walker Lake, Nevada

K26JI-D in Sibley, Iowa

K26JM-D in Ferron, Utah

K26JN-D in Huntington, Utah

K26JO-D in Guymon, Oklahoma

K26JR-D in Turkey, Texas

K26JY-D in Duckwater, Nevada

K26KA-D in Drummond, Montana

K26KC-D in Dallas, Texas

K26KF-D in Duluth, Minnesota

K26KG-D in Beowawe, Nevada

K26KJ-D in El Paso, Texas

K26KM-D in Orr, Minnesota

K26KQ-D in Christmas Valley, Oregon

K26LE-D in Cascade, Idaho

K26LF-D in Henefer, etc., Utah

K26LG-D in Phillips County, Montana

K26LH-D in Snowmass Village, Colorado

K26LI-D in Juneau, Alaska

K26LJ-D in Coeur D'Alene, Idaho

K26LL-D in Utahn, Utah

K26LM-D in Libby, Montana

K26LP-D in Spring Glen, Utah

K26LQ-D in White Sulphur Springs, Montana

K26LR-D in Helper, Utah

K26LW-D in Sheridan, Wyoming

K26MS-D in Collbran, Colorado

K26MV-D in Soldier Canyon, New Mexico

K26NB-D in Klamath Falls, Oregon

K26NC-D in Elk City, Oklahoma

K26NE-D in Florence, Oregon

K26NJ-D in Powers, Oregon

K26NK-D in Wichita Falls, Texas

K26NL-D in Gillette, Wyoming

K26NM-D in Pullman, Washington

K26NQ-D in Hood River, Oregon

K26NS-D in Fort Peck, Montana

K26OD-D in Globe, Arizona

K26OH-D in Roseau, Minnesota

K26ON-D in Deer Lodge, etc., Montana

K38KL-D in Ellensburg, Washington

K38LV-D in Bridger, etc., Montana

K38NM-D in Madras, Oregon

K39FC-D in East Flagstaff, Arizona

K39FE-D in Willmar, Minnesota

K40MC-D in Granite Falls, Minnesota

K41IP-D in Rainier, Oregon

K44IW-D in Hollis, Oklahoma

K46DB-D in Sapinero, Colorado

K46IP-D in Cottage Grove, Oregon

K51FL-D in Garden Valley, Idaho

KBHE-TV in Rapid City, South Dakota

KCEB in Longview, Texas

KCVB-CD in Logan, Utah

KCWQ-LD in Palm Springs, California

KDJT-CD in Salinas/Monterey, etc., California

KDLV-TV in Mitchell, South Dakota

KFDY-LD in Lincoln, Nebraska

KFTC in Bemidji, Minnesota

KGEC-LD in Redding, California

KLNE-TV in Lexington, Nebraska

KMID in Midland, Texas

KMVU-DT in Medford, Oregon

KNDB in Bismarck, North Dakota

KNDU in Richland, Washington

KNMW-LD in Mineral Wells, Texas

KOB in Albuquerque, New Mexico

KPLR-TV in St. Louis, Missouri

KPMF-LD in Paragould, Arkansas

KPXL-TV in Uvalde, Texas

KREN-TV in Reno, Nevada

KRIV in Houston, Texas

KSAS-TV in Wichita, Kansas

KSWB-TV in San Diego, California

KSXC-LD in South Sioux City, Nebraska

KTEN in Ada, Oklahoma

KTFK-DT in Stockton, California

KTKB-LD in Tamuning, Guam

KTVF in Fairbanks, Alaska

KUCL-LD in Salt Lake City, Utah

KUKR-LD in Santa Rosa, California

KUTP in Phoenix, Arizona

KVBC-LP in Reedley, California

KVSD-LD in San Diego, California

KWBN in Honolulu, Hawaii

KXLT-TV in Rochester, Minnesota

KXUN-LD in Sallisaw, Oklahoma

KXXV in Waco, Texas

KYW-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

KZBZ-CD in Clovis, New Mexico

KZTE-LD in Fulton, Arkansas

W26CV-D in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

W26DC-D in Roslyn, New York

W26DH-D in Auburn, Indiana

W26DK-D in San Juan, Puerto Rico

W26DP-D in Inverness, Florida

W26DS-D in La Grange, Georgia

W26DT-D in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

W26EE-D in Wittenberg, Wisconsin

W26EM-D in Athens, Georgia

WATE-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee

WBBM-TV in Chicago, Illinois

WBDT in Springfield, Ohio

WBUY-TV in Holly Springs, Mississippi

WCCU in Urbana, Illinois

WCMU-TV in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

WDID-LD in Savannah, Georgia

WDRL-LD in Wilmington, North Carolina

WDVM-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland

WEDD-LD in Roanoke, Virginia

WEPX-TV in Greenville, North Carolina

WGEI-LD in Enterprise, Alabama

WGNO in New Orleans, Louisiana

WGVT-LD in Gainesville, Florida

WHDN-CD in Naples, Florida

WHNE-LD in Flint, Michigan

WHPX-TV in New London, Connecticut

WJAC-TV in Du Bois, Pennsylvania

WJGP-LD in Kalamazoo, Michigan

WKAS in Ashland, Kentucky

WKMG-TV in Orlando, Florida

WKOW in Madison, Wisconsin

WLKY in Louisville, Kentucky

WLVO-LD in Cumming, Georgia

WMTW in Portland, Maine

WNYB in Jamestown, New York

WNYJ-LD in Port Jervis, New York

WOSC-CD in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

WRLH-TV in Richmond, Virginia

WROB-LD in Topeka, Kansas

WSNN-LD in Sarasota, Florida

WTEN in Albany, New York

WTJP-TV in Gadsden, Alabama

WUSP-LD in Ponce, Puerto Rico

WUWT-CD in Union City, Tennessee

WVIZ in Cleveland, Ohio

WXAX-CD in Clearwater, Florida

WYCU-LD in Charlestown, etc., New Hampshire

WYXN-LD in New York, New YorkThe following stations, which are no longer licensed, formerly broadcast on digital channel 26:

KGKY-LD in Joplin, Missouri

KJYY-LD in Portland, Oregon

WEYB-LD in Montgomery, Alabama

Channel 74

Channel 74 has been removed from television use in 1983, but was formerly used by television stations in North America which broadcast on 830-836 MHz. In the United States, channels 70-83 served primarily as a "translator band" containing repeater transmitters to fill gaps in coverage for existing stations:

WMGT-TV 74 Adams, Massachusetts has now become WCDC-TV channel 19, a rebroadcaster of WTEN-TV Albany, New York.

KCCI-TV (CBS Des Moines) rebroadcaster K74CO Ottumwa, Iowa was moved to K23CI channel 23.

KTVX-TV (ABC Salt Lake City) rebroadcaster K74AO Fillmore, Utah moved to K40GD channel 40.

KFDA-TV (CBS Amarillo) rebroadcasters K74CH Childress, Texas and K74CJ Clarendon, Texas were moved to K50CQ channel 50 and K51CB channel 51.

KEZI-TV (ABC Eugene) rebroadcaster K74AJ Cottage Grove, Oregon moved to K56DK channel 56 and later to K42HK-D, digital 42 as part of a group of six local digital repeaters operated by non-profit South Lane Television, Inc.

KNDO-TV (NBC Yakima) rebroadcaster K74DT Ellensburg, Washington moved to K31AK channel 31.

KNME-TV (PBS Albuquerque) rebroadcasters K74AZ Gallup, New Mexico and K74BO Santa Rosa, New Mexico were moved to K23FE channel 23 (now K23FE-D) and K30FP channel 30 (now K30FP-D).

KOB-TV (NBC Albuquerque) rebroadcaster K74AC Bayfield, Colorado moved to K46FM channel 46.

KOIN (CBS Portland) rebroadcaster K74BE Hood River, Oregon moved to K53EI channel 53 and later K24KG-D digital 24, operated by Rural Oregon Wireless Television as part of a four-station local repeater cluster.

KSAZ-TV (Fox Phoenix) rebroadcaster K74AI Flagstaff, Arizona was moved to K48GI channel 48.

KSNW (NBC Wichita) rebroadcaster K74CN was moved in frequency multiple times, ultimately becoming KSNL-LD channel 47.

KVBC-TV (NBC Las Vegas) rebroadcaster K74AN Chloride, Arizona moved to K42CQ channel 42 (now K42CQ-D).

KREM-TV (CBS Spokane) rebroadcaster K74BZ Milton-Freewater, Oregon moved to K51DF channel 51.

KSAT-TV (ABC San Antonio) rebroadcaster K74DP Leakey, Texas moved to K47GF channel 47.

KSL-TV (NBC Salt Lake City) rebroadcaster K74DB Little America, Wyoming moved to K29CR channel 29.

KVII-TV (ABC Amarillo) rebroadcaster K74BF Canadian, Texas was moved to K35CE channel 35 (now K35CE-D).

KWSU-TV (PBS Pullman) rebroadcaster K74CK Lewiston, Idaho moved to K15CH channel 15 (and subsequently to K17JR-D channel 17).

WCVE-TV (PBS Richmond) rebroadcaster W74AV Rockfish Valley, Virginia was moved to W39AK channel 39.

Commonwealth Coast Conference

The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division III. Member institutions are located in New England in the states of Maine, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.

The CCC does not directly sponsor football, but since 2017 has operated the single-sport Commonwealth Coast Football, a rebranding of the league formerly known as the New England Football Conference.

The CCC and Commonwealth Coast Football unveiled a new family of logos during a June 2019 visual rebrand

John D. Robinson (disability advocate)

John D. Robinson is a quadruple amputee from New York. Born in Binghamton, New York in 1968, Robinson was born without arms and legs due to unknown reasons. Because Robinson was born after 1961, it was not caused by Thalidomide. John Robinson was awarded the Capital Region Chamber Champion Award in 2018, the New York State Assembly Disability Champion Award in 2018 and is the 2014 White House Champion of Change and the subject of “Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story,” a public television documentary. Plus, John “Get Off Your Knees: A Story of Faith, Courage, and Determination,” published in 2009.

Robinson is an author, entrepreneur and advocate for people with disabilities. Since 2011, he’s served as managing partner, CEO and Founder of Our Ability, which provides inclusive workforce and employment consulting, mentoring, workshops, keynotes and seminars on disability and diversity. Robinson formed in 2010, Journey Along the Erie Canal in 2013, Journey Along the Scottish Canals in 2018 as well as the New York Business Leadership Network in 2016. As Executive Director of the New York Business Leadership Network, he builds coalitions among New York State businesses interested in both hiring and building supplier diversity of businesses owned by individuals with disabilities.

John Robinson was featured on ABC News in November 2009. Media coverage of Robinson includes [1] WNYT, WRGB , WTEN WTEN,

Knight Ridder

Knight Ridder (from Dutch: ridder, knight) was an American media company, specializing in newspaper and Internet publishing. Until it was bought by McClatchy on June 27, 2006, it was the second-largest newspaper publisher in the United States, with 32 daily newspapers sold. Its headquarters were located in San Jose, California.

Media General

Media General was an American media company based in Richmond, Virginia. The company's origins can be traced back to 1887 when Richmond attorney Joseph Bryan acquired The Richmond Daily Times, which later became The Richmond Times-Dispatch. Joseph Bryan's son, John Stewart Bryan succeeded his father as owner and publisher of the Times-Dispatch, which merged with The Richmond News Leader in 1940 to form Richmond Newspapers, Inc.

After John Stewart Bryan's death in 1944, his son, D. Tennant Bryan led the company into a period of expansion into television, changing the company's name to Media General in 1969. Media General, Inc. began trading on the American Stock Exchange in 1970.In 1990, J. Stewart Bryan III, great-grandson of Joseph Bryan, became chairman, president and chief executive officer of Media General. The fourth-generation Bryan oversaw the company's expansion into digital media and the sale of Media General's newspaper division to Berkshire Hathaway in 2012. J. Stewart Bryan III remained chairman of Media General until his death on January 23, 2016.In 2013 and 2014, Media General expanded significantly through mergers with Young Broadcasting and LIN Media. After the latter merger, LIN Media CEO Vincent L. Sadusky became Chief Executive Officer of Media General while former Young Broadcasting CEO Deborah A. McDermott led station operations as Chief Operating Officer. Long-time Media General CFO James F. Woodward remained as Chief Financial Officer until the company's dissolution in 2017.

On January 11, 2017, the FCC approved the sale of Media General to Nexstar Broadcasting Group for $4.6 billion.

Ted Knight

Ted Knight (December 7, 1923 – August 26, 1986) was an American actor and voice artist well known for playing the comedic roles of Ted Baxter in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Henry Rush in Too Close for Comfort, and Judge Elihu Smails in Caddyshack.

The Media Project

The Media Project is a weekly radio program that provides an inside look at media coverage of current events. Panelists on the discussion-based show include Times Union Editor Rex Smith, WAMC CEO Alan S. Chartock, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld. The half-hour program is recorded at WAMC's studios in Albany, New York and distributed by National Productions. During the show, the panelists engage in spirited debate on timely media issues. Print, television, radio, and internet media are covered. In addition, mail from listeners is sometimes read and discussed. The theme song of The Media Project is "Newspapermen Meet Such Interesting People", composed by Vern Partlow and sung by Pete Seeger.

Produced and distributed by WAMC's National Productions, The Media Project airs on WAMC on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. and on Monday at 3:00 p.m., and on several other stations throughout the United States.

Tim Lake

Timothy W. Lake (born December 27, 1959) is a television news anchor and historical narrative nonfiction author, currently at WTEN in Albany, New York. He was formerly the solo anchor of WCAU's NBC 10 News at 6 p.m. and co-anchor of NBC 10 News at 4 with Dawn Timmeney and NBC 10 News at 11 p.m. with Renee Chenault-Fattah.Lake was the primary co-anchor at NBC 10 from March 2003 until December 7, 2012. Previously he was the co-anchor of NBC 10 News at Five and the noontime news with Chenault when WCAU-TV was owned by CBS. He joined WCAU in 1992. Prior to that he was the weekend anchor at KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas and the 11 pm weeknight anchor at South Carolina's highest rated TV station, CBS affiliate WCSC-TV in Charleston.

After leaving WCAU, Lake published three books, Henderson Harbor (2012), Association Island (2013), and Hang on and Fly, A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival (2015). [1] Hang on and Fly is about the early low-cost airlines of America and how one of many crashes among these upstart airlines led to the largest group of crash survivors stranded for a long time without rescue in North America. The story features a Syrian-American who becomes a national hero, a stewardess who gets limited credit for her role among the survivors because of her gender, and a simple farmer's wife who helps rescue the survivors while keeping a deadly secret of her own. It also features America's top plane crash investigator who makes the first visit to a commercial airlines crash. The story reveals that some of the survivors stole money from the dead.

Lake began working for daily and weekly newspapers while attending State University of New York at Fredonia. He concurrently worked for commercial radio stations in Buffalo and Dunkirk, New York, in addition to the campus station, WCVF-FM.

He has also worked for several newspapers: The Walton (New York) Reporter, 1978–1981; The Jamestown (New York) Post-Journal, 1981–1982; The North Myrtle Beach Times (South Carolina), 1982-1983. He has also worked at a number of other radio and television stations, including: WCVF, Fredonia, NY; WZIR, Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY; WDOE, Dunkirk, NY; WNMB, North Myrtle Beach, SC; KPRC-TV, Houston, TX. Lake has covered news events throughout New York State, North and South Carolina, Texas and Mexico, Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. He has won numerous awards for newspaper writing and radio and television reporting and is the tenth child in a family of thirteen.

Lake has published for Arcadia Books and what appears to be his own company, Lake Publishing. He's also written long-form historical articles for The Buffalo News, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jamestown Post-Journal, and for Thousand Islands Life magazine.

The Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia inducted Lake into its Hall of Fame in 2011.


WAMC is a public radio network headquartered in Albany, New York. The network has 12 broadcast radio stations (transmitters) and 16 broadcast relay stations (translators, repeaters). One of the stations is an AM station: WAMC (AM) 1400 in Albany. The organization's legal name is "WAMC" and it is also known as "WAMC Public Radio" or "WAMC Northeast Public Radio."

In addition, the station operates The Linda/WAMC Performing Arts Studio, a performance venue in Albany located near its Central Avenue studios.

A member of NPR and affiliate of Public Radio International and American Public Media, WAMC is a charitable, educational, non-commercial broadcaster meeting the requirements of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. §501(c)(3)) It had total annual revenues for the fiscal year 2010 of $6.36 million.

Its corporate officers include Anne Erickson, chair of the board of trustees, and Alan S. Chartock, president and chief executive officer (since 1981).


WBRK (1340 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Pittsfield, Massachusetts. WBRK was the Berkshires' first radio station, taking to the air in 1938 in studios located on "Bank Row" in downtown Pittsfield. As with many stations of that era, the spacious studios allowed for live performances by the big bands and orchestras of the day. The company later founded the only commercial television station to call the Berkshires home in the 1950s with WMGT. The television station, with a tower on Mount Greylock, was later sold and eventually evolved into WCDC-TV, a satellite station of WTEN in Albany, New York. The radio station is currently owned by WBRK, Inc. It airs a soft adult contemporary (a contemporary form of easy listening without "elevator music") music format, The station was assigned the WBRK call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.In addition to its usual music programming, WBRK carries New York Yankees, and local sports broadcasts. It also airs some CBS Sports Radio programming, including Jim Rome and Doug Gottlieb.

From 1941 to 1960 Mr. Dan Healy worked as a sports broadcaster for WBRK.


WNGN-LP channel 35 and WNGX-LD channel 42 are low-power television stations in the Albany/Schenectady/Troy, New York market. The stations are owned by Brian A. Larson. WNGN is licensed to Troy, while WNGX is licensed to Schenectady and is officially considered to be a WNGN translator.

WNGN-LP started as W04AT, then received the call-sign and channel W26BL on channel 26 on September 21, 1994, before receiving its current channel and call-sign on December 23, 1994. In 1992, Larson acquired WNGN-LP (then W26BL), a small TV translator in Hoosick Falls, that rebroadcast educational programming for the Hoosick Falls Central School District. He applied to switch the city of license (COL) to Troy, NY, and eventually moved the transmitter to its current site on Bald Mountain.

WNGX-LD started with an experimental license and callsign of 940414FX on January 18, 1996. It was upgraded to become W04DA on channel 4 later that same day. On July 13, 1998, the station was upgraded again to become WGNX-LP and gained its current channel allocation. On September 11, 2009, the station converted to digital broadcasting and its call sign changed to WNGX-LD.

Larson holds a construction permit to convert the station to a Low-power Digital (-LD) transmitter with an effective radiated power of only 0.14 kW. He will retain the analog channel number by using what is known as digital flash.

WTEN-DT has decided to use channel 35 for its digital home, thus displacing WNGN-LP from the dial. Under the Commission's rules, low power stations must surrender their channel to a full power applicant. On February 2, 2007, WNGN-LP applied to move its analog channel to 38. This is the second time WTEN has displaced WNGN-LP. For over ten years WNGN-LP broadcast on channel 26 until that was designated for WTEN to use for digital transmissions causing WNGN-LP to move to channel 35.


WNYA, virtual channel 51 (VHF digital channel 13), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States and serving Berkshire County, Massachusetts as well as New York's Capital District (Albany–Schenectady–Troy). The station is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting as part of a duopoly with Albany-licensed NBC affiliate WNYT (channel 13). The two stations share studios at the WNYT Broadcast Center on North Pearl Street (along NY 32) in Menands (with an Albany postal address); WNYA's transmitter is located on the Helderberg Escarpment west of New Salem, a hamlet of New Scotland. The station uses its main cable channel position of 4 on Charter Spectrum for marketing purposes as My 4 Albany, only mentioning their actual channel number on-air during maintenance sign-off disclosures.


WNYT, virtual channel 13 (VHF digital channel 12), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Albany, New York, United States and serving New York's Capital District (Albany–Schenectady–Troy) as well as Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The station is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting as part of a duopoly with Pittsfield, Massachusetts-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate WNYA (channel 51). The two stations share studios at the WNYT Broadcast Center on North Pearl Street (along NY 32) in Menands (with an Albany postal address); WNYT's transmitter is located on the Helderberg Escarpment west of New Salem, a hamlet of New Scotland.


WRGB, virtual and VHF digital channel 6, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Schenectady, New York, United States and serving New York's Capital District (Albany–Schenectady–Troy) as well as Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, WRGB is part of a duopoly with CW affiliate WCWN (channel 45) and the two stations share studios on Balltown Road in Niskayuna, New York (with a Schenectady postal address). WRGB's transmitter is located on the Helderberg Escarpment west of New Salem, a hamlet of New Scotland. WCWN additionally carries a simulcast of WRGB's main channel in 720p high definition on subchannel 45.3 for the convenience of UHF viewers who have trouble receiving WRGB's VHF signal.

WRGB is most notable for being among the first experimental television stations in the world. It began with test broadcasts in early 1928. Later that year the first daily programs were broadcast. It later became one of a handful of television stations licensed for commercial broadcasting operation before the end of World War II.

The station launched the on-camera careers of TV chefs Art "Mr. Food" Ginsburg in the mid-1970s; and of Rachael Ray, who launched her "30 Minute Meals" segment on WRGB's newscasts in the mid-1990s.


WXXA-TV, virtual channel 23 (VHF digital channel 7), is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Albany, New York, United States and serving New York's Capital District (Albany–Schenectady–Troy) as well as Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The station is owned by Shield Media, LLC; Nexstar Media Group, which owns ABC affiliate WTEN (channel 10), operates WXXA under joint sales and shared services agreements. The two stations share studios on Northern Boulevard in Albany's Bishop's Gate section and transmitter facilities on the Helderberg Escarpment west of New Salem, a hamlet of New Scotland.

WXXA is the only commercial television station in Albany that has never changed its primary network affiliation or call letters.

Young Broadcasting

Young Broadcasting, LLC was an American media company that owned or operated 12 television stations in 10 markets with a total U.S. television household coverage of 5.9%. The company was formerly known as Young Broadcasting Inc. and was the outgrowth of the ad representation firm Adam Young Inc., which was founded in 1944 by Adam Young. Previously a public company, Young Broadcasting voluntarily declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy on February 13, 2009 to restructure its debts.

On June 24, 2010, the company emerged from bankruptcy as New Young Broadcasting Holding Co, Inc., shedding $800 million in debt and becoming one of the most financially secure broadcasting companies in the country. Deborah A. McDermott was named President and CEO of the new company, in which Standard General L.P., an American hedge fund, maintained a controlling interest.

On November 12, 2013, privately held Young Broadcasting acquired a controlling interest in Media General through a reverse merger. Following the merger, the new company was owned 67.5 percent by Young shareholders and 32.5 percent by Media General shareholders. The newly merged company would continue to operate as Media General with headquarters in Richmond, Virginia and trade on the New York Stock Exchange.

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