TV Technical Profile: WXTX
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- 54.1 - Fox
- 54.2 - Movies!
54.3 - ION Mystery
[street view: studio
#3] In southeast Columbus, east of the intersection of Omega
Drive and Laing Street, north of Fort Benning.
- Power (ERP):
- 200 kW
- Height Above
Average Terrain (HAAT):
- 1,112 feet
- 41 dBu protected
map, from the FCC.
Owned by American Spirit Media, LLC (Raycom)
- WXTX-DT began
operation in 2002. 54.2 originally carried the all-music
channel The Tube, but after it shut down they eventually added MGM's
all-movie upstart, This TV Network. The station added the new
woman-oriented Escape TV subchannel in the summer of 2014, which
became CourtTV Mystery in 2020.
station has elected to keep analog broadcasts on until the new June
12th deadline. The station was granted a permit to
lower power, change their directional antenna to a narrower pattern
and raise their antenna height in June 2017. That permit was
modified in November 2017 to change to RF channel 24, and increase
power from 199 to 200 kW. The license to cover was filed in
In February 2022, CourtTV Mystery rebranded as ION Mystery after
Scripps acquired the ION networks.