Thursday, July 17, 2008

WYTV Files For Full DTV Signal

We've often wondered here why Youngstown ABC affiliate WYTV/33 seemed happy with its anemic, 50 KW licensed digital TV signal - which we believed would become the station's primary signal on February 17th of next year.

They apparently weren't happy, after all.

WYTV owner Parkin Broadcasting has filed to maximize the WYTV-DT (RF 36) signal after the digital transition to 1000 KW, which would move it from the outhouse to the penthouse signal wise.

The increase, if granted, would give WYTV the most powerful digital signal in the Youngstown television market (at least by wattage), surpassing now-sister-via-New Vision-LMA WKBN-DT's 700 KW and Vindicator's WFMJ-DT at 460 KW...

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