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WNED-TV consistently ranks among the most-watched U.S. public television stations in prime time. Our popular line-up draws from PBS and various other sources, including the BBC and American Public Television. As a leading producer of single-topic documentaries, our national and regional broadcasts have been seen by millions of people across the continent, stimulating cultural and heritage tourism to the Buffalo/Niagara/Toronto region.
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ThinkBright and Well/WORLD TV continues its commitment to quality health and wellness programming. Also in the mix are outstanding news and information shows as well as independent films with a global perspective.
WBFO-FM 88.7 has the largest radio newsroom staff in the Buffalo/Niagara region. In addition to extensive local and regional journalism, WBFO also features the best of public radio from NPR, PRI, the BBC and American Public Media.
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WNED-TV | ThinkBright & Well/WORLD WBFO-FM 88.7Classical 94.5 WNED WNJA-FM 89.7 WUBJ-FM 88.1 WOLN-FM 91.3
Transmitter Location: 8971 Zimmerman Road, Boston, New YorkCoordinates: N42-38-15.0 / W078-46-07.0Frequency: 94.5 mHz. City of License: Buffalo, New York Class:B" Transmitter Output Power: 19.5kW. Effective Radiated Power: 94kW. Antenna: ERI SHP-10AC (10 Bay). Tower Built in: 1998 Total Height of Tower: 472' above ground level. Antenna Structure Registration: 1033434. Center of Radiation: 450' above ground level. Antenna Height Above Average Terrain: 710'. Antenna Height Above Mean Sea Level: 1857'. Commenced HD Radio Operation: May 14, 2007.
Transmitter Location: Erlandson Overview Park, Oak Hill Rd. Town of Carroll, NYCoordinates: N42-02-48.0 W079-05-26.0Frequency: 89.7 mHzCity of license: Jamestown NY Class: B Transmitter output power: 3.2 kW Effective Radiated Power: 6.0 kW Antenna: Harris FML-4E (4 bay) Tower built in: 1946 Total height of tower: 279’ above ground level Antenna Structure Registration: 1059713 Center of radiation: 256’ above ground level Antenna height above average terrain: 755’ Antenna height above mean sea level: 2333’ Commenced HD Radio operation: September 10, 2009
Transmitter location: 871 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072Coordinates: NL 43º - 01’ - 48" WL 78º - 55’ - 15"Antenna Structure Registration: # 1033433Tower Aeronautical Study: 84-AEA-1973OETotal Height Above Ground: 1134’Radiation Center: 1086’ Above Ground LevelOverall height Above Mean Sea Level: 1711’Antenna: Non-directional - Dielectric model TUC-05-16/80H-R, -0.5 degrees elec. beam tiltTransmitter Manufacturer: ThalesModel: ParagonTransmitter Power output: 5.9 kW (Digital 8VSB)ERP out: 156 kW (average)Signed on air (digital): May 2003
Transmitter Location: 2055 Millersport Hwy. Amherst, NY Coordinates: N43-00-12.0 W78-45-56.0Frequency: 88.7 mHzCity of license: Buffalo NYClass: B Transmitter output power: 11kW Effective Radiated Power: 50kW Antenna: DIE DCBR-C3SP-13H-2 (5 bay) Tower built in: 2008 Total height of tower: 443' Antenna Structure Registration: 1244714 Center of radiation: 421' Antenna height above average terrain: 384' Antenna height above mean sea level: 1000' Commenced HD Radio operation: March, 2007
Transmitter Location: Dutch Hollow Rd.Coordinates: N42-10-47.0 W79-20-29.0Frequency: 88.1 mHzCity of license: Jamestown NYClass: A Transmitter output power: 7.33 Effective Radiated Power: 2.7kW Antenna: SHI 6810-2R-1/2SS-Directional Tower built in: 2007 Total height of tower: 226' Antenna Structure Registration: 1217738 Center of radiation: 476' Antenna height above average terrain: 499' Antenna height above mean sea level: 1985' License Granted: March 21, 2001
Transmitter Location: Page Rd. Olean, N.Y.Coordinates: N42-02-08.0 W78-26-47.0Frequency: 91.3 mHzCity of license: Olean NYClass: A Transmitter output power: Effective Radiated Power: 1.0 kW Antenna: SHI 6810-2R-DA DirectionalTower built in: 1954 Total height of tower: 180' Antenna Structure Registration: 1003014 Center of radiation: 157' Antenna height above average terrain: 656' Antenna height above mean sea level: 2461' License Granted: October 14, 2010
Below is a partial listing of the cable and satellite systems that carry WNED and our sister stations across the region. If you notice any omissions or inaccurate information, please let us know and we'll post the update. Important note: Always check your local listing service, electronic program guide or service provider for the most up-to-date and accurate cable channel information.
WESTERN NEW YORK
WNED-DT over-the-air 17.1
Time-Warner Cable: Erie, Niagara- 3, 1221
Time-Warner Cable: Genesee, Wyoming, Monroe, Livingston, Orleans – 3, 1222
Time-WarnerCable: Jamestown – 9, 1221
Verizon FiOS – 17, 517
DirecTV - 17
Dish Network - 17
Comcast Cable: Northwest PA – 13, 813
Atlantic Broadband: Salamanca – 3, 703
WNED-DT over-the-air 17.2
Time-Warner Cable: Erie – 21, 1275
Time-Warner Cable: Niagara - 1275
Time-Warner Cable: Genesee, Wyoming, Monroe, Livingston, Orleans - 1277
Time-Warner Cable: Dunkirk & Silver creek – 19, 1275
Time-Warner Cable: Fredonia - 17, 1275
Verizon FiOS - 472
Comcast Cable: Northwest PA – 243
WNED-DT over-the-air 17.1
Rogers Cable - 15, 61, 161, 525
Cogeco Cable -19 (Hamilton), other channels depending on location
Shaw Cable (various channels, depending on location)
Shaw Direct Satellite - 388
Bell FIBE TV – 284, 1284
ThinkBright and Well / World WNED-DT over-the-air (only) channel 17.2
IMPORTANT NOTE: Cable channel numbers vary and change frequently – viewers should check their program guides for the most up-to-date channel designations in their area.
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