WNET

PBS member station in Newark, New Jersey

WNET, channel 13 (branded as "THIRTEEN"), is a non-commercial educational, public television station in Newark, New Jersey. WNET is owned by WNET.org, which was originally called the Educational Broadcasting Corporation[2] The station also has studios in Manhattan and its transmitter is at One World Trade Center.[3]

The WNET Group
WNET logo 2011.png
Newark, New Jersey
New York, New York
United States
United States
CityNewark, New Jersey
ChannelsDigital: 13 (VHF)
(shared with WNDT-CD and WMBQ-CD; to move to 12 (VHF))
Virtual: 13 (PSIP)
BrandingTHIRTEEN
SloganMedia Made Possible by All of You
Programming
Subchannels
Ownership
OwnerWNET.org
(WNET)
WLIW, WMBQ-CD, WNDT-CD NJTV
History
FoundedApril 1947[source?]
First air date
May 15, 1948 (74 years ago) (1948-05-15) (as WATV)
Former call signs
  • WATV (1948–1958)
  • WNTA-TV (1958–1962)
  • WNDT (1962–1970)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 13 (VHF, 1948–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 61 (UHF, 1998–2009)
Call sign meaning
National
Educational
Television

(forerunner of PBS)
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID18795
ERP4 kW
6.5 kW (Construction Permit (CP))
HAAT507 m (1,663 ft)
Transmitter coordinates40°42′46.8″N 74°0′47.3″W / 40.713000°N 74.013139°W / 40.713000; -74.013139Coordinates: 40°42′46.8″N 74°0′47.3″W / 40.713000°N 74.013139°W / 40.713000; -74.013139
Links
Public license information
WNET Group Profile
LMS
Websitewww.thirteen.org (station)
www.wnet.org (corporate)

Original productionsEdit

WNET has produced, created, or presented many PBS shows. These are some:

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Digital TV Market Listing for WNET". RabbitEars.Info. Archived from the original on December 1, 2016. Retrieved January 26, 2017.
  2. "FCC Consent to Assignment" (PDF). fjallfoss.fcc.gov. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 21, 2018. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  3. Soseman, Ned (April 10, 2017). "Future of NYC Broadcast TV Moving to 1 WTC". thebroadcastbridge.com. Archived from the original on June 21, 2018. Retrieved March 17, 2019.

Other websitesEdit