TV Technical Profile: WDSF-LD

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19.1 - blank
19.2 - Buzzr
19.3 - True Word Network
19.4 - Shop LC
19.5 - BeIN Sports Xtra
19.6 - blank
19.7 - Catchy Comedy
Transmitter Location:
[map] Just south of Prattville on Autauga County Road 4, about a half mile southwest of the US-31/US-82 intersection.
Power (ERP):
15 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT):
282 feet
Other Information:

Owned by DTV America
LPTV specialists DTV America helped this station start its life in the summer of 2011 as W19DS-D.  It eventually took on the WDSF-LD calls in December of 2013, and signed on in May 2015 after several modifications and extension to the original permit. It started off carrying My Network TV, then later added Dr. TV, and then was reported to have added Sonlife TV sometimes in the fall of 2015, although it was reported to be replaced with GetTV in early 2016.  In the spring of 2016 the station expanded the lineup to include a total of six subchannels, with -.1 airing only color bars. 

In January 2020 the station moved to RF channel 36 as part of the TV repacking process.  That fall, it was observed that the station's main channel was splitting time between My Network TV and Quest.  Get TV was on the .3 sub and Newsmax on the .5 sub.  Quest, Newsmax and Get TV all left for Bahakel's WAKA between September 2020 and September 2021.

As of the start of 2022, the .1 and .6 subchannels are blank, while .3 is reported to be the True Work Network with religious programming.

In March 2023, Weigel Broadcasting renamed the Decades channel to Catchy Comedy.