W20EJ-D

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W20EJ-D
San Juan, Puerto Rico
CitySan Juan, Puerto Rico
BrandingAzteca Puerto Rico
ChannelsDigital: 20 (UHF)
Virtual: 26 (PSIP)
Subchannels26.1 Azteca America
26.2 OnTV4U
26.3 Revenue Frontier
TranslatorsW27DZ-D 27.1 Mayaguez
AffiliationsAzteca America (O&O) (on DT1; 2019-present)
OnTV4U (on DT2)
Revenue Frontier (on DT3)
OwnerHC2 Holdings
(HC2 LPTV Holdings, Inc.)
First air dateNovember 15, 2004
Sister station(s)WOST
Former callsignsW25DN (2004-2007)
W26DK (2007-2009)
W26DK-D (2009-2019)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
25 (UHF, 2004-2007)
26 (UHF, 2007-2009)
Digital:
26 (2009-2019)
Virtual:
26 (2009-2012)
25 (2012-2019)
Former affiliationsDT1:
Independent (2004-2008)
The CW (2007-2009)
ABC (2009-2012)
Cubana de Television (2012-2014)
Rev'n (2014-2015)
MiCasa Network (2015-2016)
Newsmax TV (2016-2018)
Boricua TV (2018-2019)
DT2:
Sonlife Broadcasting Network (2013-2018)
Newsmax TV (2018-2019)
DT3:
QVC Over the Air (2013-2014)
RetroTV (2014-2016)
Rev'n (2016-2017)
Shop LC (2017-2019)
Transmitter power15 kW
ClassA
Facility ID125192
Transmitter coordinates18°16′25.0″N 66°5′40.0″W / 18.273611°N 66.094444°W / 18.273611; -66.094444

W20EJ-D is a digital low-power television station in San Juan, Puerto Rico, transmitting over digital channel 20, virtual 26. The station serves as an Azteca América O&O station that is owned by HC2 Holdings, and its licensee is HC2 LPTV Holdings, Inc.

The station's signal is relayed throughout Puerto Rico through a low-power satellite station: and W27DZ-D (channel 27) in Mayaguez. W27DZ-D is also owned by HC2 Holdings.

W20EJ-D formerly operated W31DL-D (channel 31) in Ponce, serving the southern Puerto Rico area. W31DL-D was owned by Howard Mintz. The station shut down on August 1, 2018 and the license was canceled on October 4, 2018.

In June 2013, W20EJ-D (as W26DK-D), W31DL-D, and W27DZ-D (as W51DJ-D) were slated to be sold to Landover 5 LLC as part of a larger deal involving 49 other low-power television stations;[1] the sale fell through in June 2016.[2] Howard Mintz sold three stations, including W26DK-D, to HC2 Holdings in 2017;[3] concurrently, HC2 purchased W51DJ-D from Sean D. Mintz.[4]

Digital television[edit]

Channel Video Aspect PSIP short name Programming[5]
26.1/27.1 720p 16:9 W20EJ-D Main W20EJ-D programming / Azteca America
26.2/27.2 480i 4:3 W20EJ-D OnTV4U
26.3/27.3 W20EJ-D Revenue Frontier

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seyler, Dave (June 24, 2013). "Anatomy of an LPTV deal extravaganza". Television Business Report. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  2. ^ "Notification of Non-consummation". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. June 22, 2016. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
  3. ^ "APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE (K20JT-D/W26DK-D/K29IP-D)". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. September 11, 2017. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
  4. ^ "APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE (W51DJ-D)". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. September 11, 2017. Retrieved January 20, 2018.
  5. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for W26DK-D

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