W40CN-D

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W40CN-D
Sugar Grove, Illinois
City of license Sugar Grove, Illinois
Branding WCC Channel 99: The Community's Channel
Slogan Edu-Cable To Your Home
Channels Digital: 40 (UHF)
Affiliations Independent
Owner Waubonsee Community College
(sale to Local Media TV Holdings LLC pending)
Founded February 1, 1989 (initial broadcast license date)
Former callsigns W54BE (1989–2008)
W40CN (2008-2011)
Transmitter power 15 kW
Class Class A
Facility ID 71111

W40CN-D is a low-power Class A television station in Sugar Grove, Illinois, United States, owned by Waubonsee Community College, a community college serving the Aurora area. Programming includes distance education telecourses from the college.

The college markets the station as primarily on cable: Comcast channel 99 or 17; Mediacom channel 15; or AT&T U-Verse channel 99.1

As of July 2010, the college has not constructed a digital television station, and has cited severe budget problems with Illinois state funding and the local district's real estate tax base as reasons.2 In April 2012, the college filed to sell W40CN to Local Media TV Holdings.3

References

  1. ^ "Watching Waubonsee’s Educational Television Channel". Sugar Grove, Illinois: Waubonsee Community College. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 
  2. ^ Waubonsee Community College (2010-06-30). "FCC 337 Application for Extension of Time to Construct a Digital Television Broadcast Station (BEPDTA-20100630BIY)". Federal Communications Commission. 
  3. ^ Seyler, Dave (April 16, 2012). "Local Media TV adds Chicago-area Class A". Television Business Report. Retrieved April 20, 2012. 

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