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Wyandotte, MI through the years

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Wyandotte, MI through the years

Post by mtburb » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:34 pm

Sources: Buddy Nicksich on the "All Things Wyandotte" Facebook group, http://www.neighborhoodlink.com/DMS_Cab ... ges/380666 and https://web.archive.org/web/20080516043 ... lineup.htm

ca. February 1985
2 - WJBK (CBS 2 Detroit)
3 - WGTE (PBS 30 Toledo)
4 - WDIV (NBC 4 Detroit)
5 - WKBD (Independent 50 Detroit)
6 - The Weather Channel
7 - WXYZ (ABC 7 Detroit)
8 - WXON (Independent 20 Detroit)
9 - CBET (CBC 9 Windsor)
10 - College Cable (televised courses for college credit)
11 - Associated Press News
12 - WTVS (PBS 56 Detroit)
13 - Working Channel (job information from the MESC)
14 - reserved for FAA
15 - CICO (TVO 32 Windsor)
16 - WGPR (Independent 62 Detroit)
17 - Nickelodeon
18 - C-Span
19 - Government Access
20 - Municipal Access
21 - Public Access
22 - Educational Access
23 - Local Access
24 - Advertising
25 - Community Bulletin Board
26 - CBN Cable
27 - Electronic Program Guide
28 - TNN
29 - PTL Club
30 - PASS
31 - WTBS (Independent 17 Atlanta)
32 - CNN
33 - CNN 2
34 - HBO
35 - The Movie Channel
36 - Dow Jones (stock market information)
37 - Showtime
38 - Cinemax
39 - The Disney Channel
40 - WOR (Independent 9 New York)
41 - Lifetime
42 - USA Network
43 - ESPN
44 - MTV
45 - Satellite Programming Network
46 - reserved for FAA
47 - Financial News Network
48 - A&E
49 - Modern Satellite Network
50 - future use
51 - future use
52 - Pay-Per-View

January 1998
With converter:
2 - WJBK (Fox 2 Detroit)
3 - ESPN
4 - WDIV (NBC 4 Detroit)
5 - WKBD (UPN 50 Detroit)
6 - The Weather Channel
7 - WXYZ (ABC 7 Detroit)
8 - WDWB (WB 20 Detroit)
9 - CBET (CBC 9 Windsor)
10 - CNN
11 - Prevue Channel
12 - WTVS (PBS 56 Detroit)
13 - Pay-Per-View
14 - HGTV
15 - CICO (TVO 32 Windsor)
16 - WGTE (PBS 30 Toledo)
17 - Nickelodeon
18 - The Family Channel
19 - The History Channel
20 - Government Access
21 - Public Access
22 - Educational Access
23 - Local Access
24 - Advertising
25 - Public Service
26 - QVC
27 - HSN
28 - FX
29 - AMC
30 - USA Network
31 - TBS Superstation
32 - TNT
33 - CNN Headline News
34 - HBO
35 - The Movie Channel
36 - Fox Sports Network Detroit
37 - Showtime
38 - Cinemax
39 - The Disney Channel
40 - WGN (national WB feed, Chicago)
41 - Lifetime
42 - VH-1
43 - MTV
44 - C-SPAN
45 - C-SPAN 2
46 - CNBC
47 - TLC
48 - A&E
49 - The Discovery Channel
50 - TNN
51 - Court TV
52 - TBN
53 - CTND
54 - Sci-Fi Channel
57 - Cartoon Network
60 - WADL (Independent 38 Mount Clemens)
61 - WWJ (CBS 62 Detroit)

Without converter:
1 - Sci-Fi Channel
2 - WJBK (Fox 2 Detroit)
3 - ESPN
4 - WDIV (NBC 4 Detroit)
5 - WKBD (UPN 50 Detroit)
6 - The Weather Channel
7 - WXYZ (ABC 7 Detroit)
8 - WDWB (WB 20 Detroit)
9 - CBET (CBC 9 Windsor)
10 - CNN
11 - Prevue Channel
12 - WTVS (PBS 56 Detroit)
14 - HGTV
15 - CICO (TVO 32 Windsor)
16 - WGTE (PBS 30 Toledo)
17 - Nickelodeon
18 - The Family Channel
19 - The History Channel
20 - Government Access
21 - Public Access
22 - Educational Access
23 - Local Access
24 - Advertising
25 - Public Service
26 - QVC
27 - HSN
28 - FX
29 - AMC
30 - USA Network
31 - TBS Superstation
32 - TNT
33 - CNN Headline News
36 - Fox Sports Network Detroit
39 - The Disney Channel
40 - WGN (national WB feed, Chicago)
41 - Lifetime
42 - VH-1
43 - MTV
44 - C-SPAN
45 - C-SPAN 2
46 - CNBC
47 - TLC
48 - A&E
49 - The Discovery Channel
50 - TNN
51 - Court TV
52 - TBN
53 - CTND
95 - Cartoon Network
98 - WADL (Independent 38 Mount Clemens)
99 - WWJ (CBS 62 Detroit)

November 1999
2 - WJBK (Fox 2 Detroit)
3 - WWJ (CBS 62 Detroit)
4 - WDIV (NBC 4 Detroit)
5 - WKBD (UPN 50 Detroit)
6 - The Weather Channel
7 - WXYZ (ABC 7 Detroit)
8 - WDWB (WB 20 Detroit)
9 - CBET (CBC 9 Windsor)
10 - WGTE (PBS 30 Toledo)
11 - TV Guide Channel
12 - WTVS (PBS 56 Detroit)
13 - WADL (Independent 38 Mount Clemens)
14 - WPXD (Pax 31 Ann Arbor)
15 - Public Access
16 - Local Access
17 - Advertising
18 - Public Service
19 - Government Access
20 - Educational Access
21 - Leased Access
26 - Pay-Per-View
27 - HBO
28 - Cinemax
29 - Showtime
30 - The Movie Channel
31 - ESPN
32 - ESPN Classic
33 - ESPN2
34 - Speedvision
35 - Fox Sports Network Detroit
36 - CNN
37 - CNN Headline News
38 - MSNBC
39 - CNBC
40 - C-SPAN
41 - C-SPAN 2
42 - HGTV
43 - TLC
44 - The Discovery Channel
45 - ZDTV
46 - Food Network
47 - Animal Planet
48 - A&E
49 - The Travel Channel
50 - The History Channel
51 - The Disney Channel
52 - Nickelodeon
53 - TV Land
54 - Cartoon Network
55 - Fox Family Channel
56 - TNT
57 - FX
58 - WGN (national feed, Chicago)
59 - USA
60 - TBS Superstation
61 - Romance Classics
62 - Lifetime
63 - AMC
64 - Turner Classic Movies
65 - Bravo
66 - TNN
67 - VH-1
68 - MTV
69 - E!
70 - Comedy Central
71 - Sci-Fi Channel
72 - TBN
73 - CTND
74 - QVC
75 - HSN

May 2008 (basic lineup)
2 - WJBK (Fox 2 Detroit)
3 - WWJ (CBS 62 Detroit)
4 - WDIV (NBC 4 Detroit)
5 - WKBD (CW 50 Detroit)
6 - The Weather Channel
7 - WXYZ (ABC 7 Detroit)
8 - WMYD (My Network 20 Detroit)
9 - CBET (CBC 9 Windsor)
10 - WGTE (PBS 30 Toledo)
12 - WTVS (PBS 56 Detroit)
13 - WADL (Independent 38 Mount Clemens)
14 - WPXD (Ion 31 Ann Arbor)
15 - Public/Local Access
16 - Public Service/Government Access
17 - Advertising/Leased Access
18 - Educational Access
19 - Pay-Per-View
20 - HBO
21 - Cinemax
22 - Showtime
23 - The Movie Channel
24 - National Geographic
25 - The Outdoor Channel
26 - Hallmark Channel
27 - DIY Network
28 - Great American Country
29 - Fox Movie Channel
30 - Big Ten Network
31 - ESPN
32 - ESPN Classic
33 - ESPN2
34 - Speed
35 - FSN Detroit
36 - CNN
37 - HLN
38 - MSNBC
39 - CNBC
40 - C-SPAN
41 - C-SPAN 2
42 - HGTV
43 - TLC
44 - Discovery Channel
45 - G4
46 - Food Network
47 - Animal Planet
48 - A&E
49 - Travel Channel
50 - The History Channel
51 - Disney Channel
52 - Nickelodeon
53 - TV Land
54 - Cartoon Network
55 - ABC Family
56 - TNT
57 - FX
58 - Superstation WGN (became WGN America about a month later)
59 - USA
60 - TBS
61 - We
62 - Lifetime
63 - AMC
64 - Turner Classic Movies
65 - Bravo
66 - Spike
67 - VH-1
68 - MTV
69 - E!
70 - Comedy Central
71 - Sci-Fi Channel
72 - TBN
73 - CTND
74 - QVC
75 - HSN
76 - Fox News Channel
77 - truTV
78 - CMT
100 - Discovery Kids
101 - Discovery Science
102 - Discovery Health
103 - Fox Soccer Channel
104 - Golf Channel
105 - ESPNews
106 - BBC America
107 - IFC
108 - GSN
109 - MTV2
110 - MTV James
111 - MTV Tr3
113 - VH-1 Classic
114 - VH-1 Soul
115 - CMT Pure
116 - MTV Hits
117 - Noggin
118 - The N
119 - Nicktoons Network
120 - Nick 2
121 - Versus
130 - SoapNet
131 - Toon Disney
132 - WDIV-DT2 (NBC Weather Plus)
162 - WJBK-HD
164 - WDIV-HD
166 - WTVS-HD
167 - WXYZ-HD
168 - WMYD-HD
169 - Big Ten Network HD
170 - ESPN HD
171 - Discovery Channel HD


My furthest DTV tropo: KDKA Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at 202 miles for three days in January 2017 and a night in September 2017 with only an Antennas Direct C2V!

Current setup: Antennas Direct C2Max (2018-present)

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