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WQMY
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Channels 53 (UHF) analog,
29 (UHF) digital
Affiliations The WB/UPN (will become My Network TV in September 2006)
Owner Pegasus Television
Founded October 2, 1989
Call letters meaning WQ My Network TV
Transmitter Power 1320 kW/244 m(analogue)
200 kW/223 m (digital)

WQMY, channel 53, is a television station serving the Williamsport, Pennsylvania area of the United States. Currently the station serves as a satellite station to WSWB, a primary affiliate for The WB and secondary affiliate for UPN, located in the Scranton / Wilkes-Barre area. Though located in Williamsport, the station is considered part of the Scranton / Wilkes-Barre DMA. However, its signal does not reach Scranton or Wilkes-Barre. Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting Williamsport Williamsport is a city located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. ... In broadcasting, a channel is a range of frequencies (or, equivalently, wavelengths) assigned by a government for the operation of a particular broadcast station. ... Analog television (or analogue television) encodes television picture and sound information as an analog signal, that is, by varying the amplitude and/or frequencies of the signal. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Digital television. ... An affiliate is a commercial entity with a relationship with a peer or a larger entity. ... The WB Television Network is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by CBS Corporation, which also owns the more widespread CBS network. ... My Network TV (sometimes written MyNetworkTV, and unofficially abbreviated MNT or MNTV) is an upcoming television network in the United States, owned by News Corporation, which is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, September 5, 2006. ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... The kilowatt (symbol: kW) is a unit for measuring power, equal to one thousand watts. ... metre or meter, see meter (disambiguation) The metre (in the U.S., chiefly meter) is a measure of length, approximately equal to 3. ... Map of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania highlighting Williamsport Williamsport is a city located in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania. ... WSWB channel 38 is The WB and UPN affiliate for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania television market. ... The WB Television Network is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by CBS Corporation, which also owns the more widespread CBS network. ... Scranton is a city located in Lackawanna County in Northeastern Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 76,415 (2003 estimate: 74,320). ... Nickname: The Diamond City Motto: Location Coordinates , Government Country  State   County United States  Pennsylvania   Luzerne Founded Incorporated  Borough  City 1769  1806  1871 Mayor Thomas M. Leighton (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 18. ... A media market, broadcast market, or simply market is a region where the population can receive the same (or similar) television and radio station offerings, and may also include other types of media including newspapers or Internet content. ...


WQMY began broadcasting on October 2, 1989 as an independent station under the call letters of WDZA. Four months later, on February 10, 1990, it changed its calls to WILF and became a satellite of Fox affiliate WOLF-TV. In 1997, WOLF (now WSWB) became a WB affiliate after WYLN-LP dropped it and converted WILF to that affiliation as well, its other satellite, WWLF (who took on the WOLF calls), became the Fox affiliate for Northeastern Pennsylvania. WSWB/WILF also picked up UPN as a secondary affiliation. October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), is a television network in the United States. ... WSWB channel 38 is The WB and UPN affiliate for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania television market. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... WOLF-TV Fox 56 is the FOX affiliate for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton DMA. It is licensed to Hazleton, and shares studios in Plains Township, near Wilkes-Barre, with sister station and WB/UPN affiliate WSWB. It broadcasts its analog signal on channel 56 and digital signal on channel 45. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by CBS Corporation, which also owns the more widespread CBS network. ...


On May 1, 2006, Pegasus Television, the owner of WILF, announced that station will be the My Network TV affiliate station for the Scranton and Wilkes-Barre television market[1]. Its sister station, WSWB, will be affiliated with The CW. In order for this station to reach the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area, however, translators would have to be set up. Also, due to the limitation of WILF's signal, the station will be carried on a digital subchannel of WOLF-TV[2]. May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... My Network TV (sometimes written MyNetworkTV, and unofficially abbreviated MNT or MNTV) is an upcoming television network in the United States, owned by News Corporation, which is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, September 5, 2006. ... The CW Television Network, or more casually The CW, is a new television network in the United States set to launch for the 2006-07 television season. ... WOLF-TV Fox 56 is the FOX affiliate for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton DMA. It is licensed to Hazleton, and shares studios in Plains Township, near Wilkes-Barre, with sister station and WB/UPN affiliate WSWB. It broadcasts its analog signal on channel 56 and digital signal on channel 45. ...


WILF changed its call sign to WQMY on July 7 of that year to reflect its new affiliation. July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ...


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Broadcast television in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre market  (Nielsen DMA #54)

WNEP 16 (ABC) - WYOU 22 (CBS) - WBRE 28 (NBC) - WYLN 35 (A1) - WSWB 38 (The WB/UPN/The CW) - WVIA 44 (PBS) - WQMY 53 (The WB/UPN/My Network TV) - WOLF 56 (Fox) - WQPX 64 (i) Terrestrial television (also known as over-the-air, OTA, or broadcast television) is the traditional method of television broadcast signal delivery, by radio waves transmitted through open space, usually carrying unencrypted signals. ... Scranton is a city located in Lackawanna County in Northeastern Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 76,415 (2003 estimate: 74,320). ... Nickname: The Diamond City Motto: Location Coordinates , Government Country  State   County United States  Pennsylvania   Luzerne Founded Incorporated  Borough  City 1769  1806  1871 Mayor Thomas M. Leighton (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 18. ... WNEP-TV, is an ABC affiliate station broadcasting on channel 16 to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania DMA. For many years, it has been the highest-rated station in northeastern and central Pennsylvania. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... WYOU is the CBS affiliate for the Wilkes-Barre-Scranton DMA. It shares a downtown Wilkes-Barre newsroom with WBRE, under a shared-services agreement, and has a separate Scranton office. ... CBS (formerly an acronym for Columbia Broadcasting System, the former legal name of the network) is one of the largest television networks, and formerly one of the largest radio networks, in the United States. ... WBRE-TV is a NBC affiliate station broadcasting on channel 28 to most of northeastern and central Pennsylvania. ... NBC, (Formerly an acronym for the National Broadcasting Company until 2004), is an American television and radio network based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... America One is a minor over-the-air television network in the United States. ... WSWB channel 38 is The WB and UPN affiliate for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania television market. ... The WB Television Network, casually referred to as The WB, or sometimes as The Frog (referring to the networks former mascot, the animated character Michigan J. Frog), is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by CBS Corporation, which also owns the more widespread CBS network. ... The CW Television Network, or more casually The CW, is a new television network in the United States set to launch for the 2006-07 television season. ... WVIA-TV is the PBS member station broadcasting on channel 44 to most of northeastern and central Pennsylvania. ... The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... The WB Television Network, casually referred to as The WB, or sometimes as The Frog (referring to the networks former mascot, the animated character Michigan J. Frog), is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by CBS Corporation, which also owns the more widespread CBS network. ... My Network TV (sometimes written MyNetworkTV, and unofficially abbreviated MNT or MNTV) is an upcoming television network in the United States, owned by News Corporation, which is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, September 5, 2006. ... WOLF-TV Fox 56 is the FOX affiliate for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton DMA. It is licensed to Hazleton, and shares studios in Plains Township, near Wilkes-Barre, with sister station and WB/UPN affiliate WSWB. It broadcasts its analog signal on channel 56 and digital signal on channel 45. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), is a television network in the United States. ... WQPX is the i affiliate for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. ... The correct title of this article is i (TV network). ...


 
 

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