TV Technical Profile: WOIL-CD
- 47.1 - Local, YouToo
America, Cornerstone TV, Jacksonville State TV programming
West of Talladega on a mountain just north of County Road 58.
- Power (ERP):
- 3 kW
- Height Above
Average Terrain (HAAT):
- 1,122 feet
- 51 dBu protected
contour map, from the FCC.
Street View imagery of the station's Sylacauga studio/offices.
- Owned By:
- Joesph V. Early (Alabama
Heritage Communications, LLC)
- This station dates back
to an original construction permit for a low power analog TV station,
first granted in 1993. The station did not come on the air until
July 1995, most likely as a repeater for Birmingham's NBC affiliate,
WVTM. It was put on the air by Vincent Earley with the W47BS call sign.
Over the years, the station went through numerous ownership changes,
coming under the current ownership in July 2009. The call sign
changed to WOIL-LP in the year 1999 while under the ownership of
Church of the Rock, Inc., who programmed both local religious shows as
well as from the Praise network. As far back as 2011, the
station had planned on cutting to a digital transmission on channel 47,
but due to delays, it did not occur until June of 2015, when the call
sign became WOIL-CD.