TV Technical Profile: WFRZ-LD


Channel:
34
Programming:
34.1 - Local and Local Religious Programming, Legacy TV, The Walk TV
34.2 - NRB Network
Transmitter Location:
[map] [street view] [bird's eye] Along Sevenmile Creek, north of Wares Ferry Road in northeast Montgomery.
Power (ERP):
15 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT):
459 feet
Antenna:
Omnidirectional
Other Information:
51 dBu protected contour map, from the FCC.
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Owned By:
Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church
History:
This station dates back to a low power analog translator that first signed on in May of 1994 on channel 14, as W14BV.  In the year 2000 the station moved to channel 61 (as W61DH).  The station later applied for channel 53, before being pushed to channel 34 as part of the repacking plan with the advent of digital television.  The station achieved Class A status in 2003, and took on the WFRZ-CA calls to reflect that.  At this point, the station was running 20 kW (and later, nearly 30 kW) on channel 34.  In 2007 the station opted to flash-cut to digital on their existing channel; the digital facility was finally put on the air in February 2009.  More information is available on the station's Wikipedia page.