WOLE-DT

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WOLE-DT
(satellite of WLII-DT)
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Aguadilla / Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
CityAguadilla, Puerto Rico
BrandingUnivision WOLE (general)
Edición Digital Puerto Rico (newscasts)
SloganLa que nos Une
(The one that unites us)
ChannelsDigital: 12 (VHF)
Virtual: 12 (PSIP)
Subchannels12.1 Univision
12.2 Teleisla
12.3 WKAQ 580 (deleted since Fall 2017)
TranslatorsW21CX-D 21.1 Mayagüez
AffiliationsUnivision (O&O; 2015–present)
OwnerUnivision Communications
(WLII/WSUR License Partnership, G.P.)
FoundedMay 10, 1960; 59 years ago (1960-05-10)
First air dateMay 1960; 59 years ago (1960-05)[1]
Sister station(s)WLII-DT
WSTE-DT
WKAQ
WKAQ-FM
WYEL
Former callsignsWOLE-TV (1960–2009)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
12 (VHF, 1960–2009)
Former affiliationsIndependent (1960-1979)
Repeater for WKAQ-TV (1979-1984, 1995-2014)
Repeater for WAPA-TV (1984-1994)
Transmitter power47 kW
Height661 m
Facility ID71725
Transmitter coordinates18°09′0″N 66°59′0″W / 18.15000°N 66.98333°W / 18.15000; -66.98333
Websitewww.wole12.com

WOLE-DT is a full-power Univision owned-and-operated television station licensed to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, transmitting over digital channel 12. the station has its main offices located in the Westernbank Building in downtown Mayagüez. The station's studios are located at Barrio Palmar in Aguadilla. Its transmitter is located at Monte del Estado in Maricao.

WOLE-DT is owned by the Univision Local Media subsidiary of Univision Communications and serves as a satellite for WLII-DT, and simulcasts 100% of its programming.

WOLE-DT simulcasts on W21CX-D, channel 21.1. W21CX-D is a translator station in Mayagüez that is also owned by Univision Communications.

On October 15, 2014, Univision Communications announced that WOLE-DT would become a semi-satellite of Univision station WLII-DT. The programming change occurred on January 1, 2015. With the move, WOLE dropped all programming from WKAQ-TV and Telemundo, which quickly entered into negotiations with WLII's existing western Puerto Rico satellite, WORA-TV (channel 5).[2]

On July 22, 2018, Univision Communications announced that it had purchased retransmission partner WOLE-DT from Western Broadcasting Corp. of Puerto Rico for $3,666,666.64, solidifying its Puerto Rico station line up. The sale was completed on December 5, 2018.[3]

Edición Digital Puerto Rico[edit]

WOLE-DT produces a 60-minute local news program called Edición Digital Puerto Rico, similar to WORA-TV's WORA TV Noticias. Edicion Digital Puerto Rico airs weekdays at 4:00 PM & 10:00 PM. The digital newscast concentrates on events happening in and around Puerto Rico, the entire west coast and interact with others through social media platforms. The program is also aired on Univision Puerto Rico, Facebook Live and YouTube.

Current On-air staff[edit]

  • Luisa Sotero - reporter/anchor
  • Zamira Mendoza - weather
  • Luis Aymat - sports
  • Jeremy Ortiz - reporter
  • Nydia Gonzalez - reporter

Former on-air staff[edit]

Logos[edit]

Digital television[edit]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[4]
12.1 1080i 16:9 WOLE-HD Main WOLE-DT Programming / Univision / WLII-DT
12.2 720p WSTE HD WSTE-DT programming / Teleisla
12.3 480i 4:3 WKAQ-AM WKAQ 580 (until Fall 2017; subchannel deleted since)

On June 12, 2009, WOLE-TV signed off its analog signal and completed its move to digital.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Broadcasting and Cable Yearbook says May 13, while the Television and Cable Factbook says May 10.
  2. ^ Santana, Glenn (October 15, 2014). "Con nueva señal en el oeste Univisión y Telemundo en el 2015". Primera Hora (in Spanish). Retrieved October 16, 2014.
  3. ^ Jacobson, Adam (July 22, 2018). "Univision Says 'Ole!' To Puerto Rico TV Buy". Radio + Television Business Report. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  4. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for WOLE-DT

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