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WIVM-LD (channel 39) in Canton, Ohio, WIVN-LD (channel 29) and WIVD-LD (channel 22) in Newcomerstown, and WIVX-LD (channel 13) in Loudonville, Ohio are low power television stations serving Stark and Tuscarawas counties in Ohio, and nearby counties and communities.

WIVM-LD / WIVN-LD / WIVD-LD / WIVX-LD
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Canton / Newcomerstown / Loudonville/Millersburg, Ohio
United States
CityCanton, Ohio
BrandingWIVM-TV 39
WIVD-LD 22
WIVN-TV 29
WIVX-LD 13
ChannelsDigital: WIVM-LD: 11 (VHF) Virtual 39 (PSIP)
TranslatorsWIVD-LD: 22 (UHF) Newcomerstown
WIVN-LD: 29 (UHF) Newcomerstown
WIVX-LD: 13 (VHF) Loudonville
W27DG-D 27(UHF) Millersburg, Ohio
AffiliationsSee below
OwnerImage Video Teleproductions, Inc.
FoundedJuly 5, 1995
Call letters' meaningImage Video Teleproductions, Inc. (owner)
Former callsignsW65AH, WIVX-LP, WIVN-LP, WIVM-LP, W69AO
Former channel number(s)WIVX-LP: 65
W27DG-D: 69 (as W69AO)
Former affiliationsAmerica One, AMGTV
DT1: Retro TV (?-2015)
DT2: Tuff TV (?-2015)
DT3:PBJ (?-2015)
Transmitter power2.5 kW / 6 kW / 7.4 kW / 2.5 kW / 2 kW
Transmitter coordinates40°53′53″N 81°19′06″W / 40.8981°N 81.3183°W / 40.8981; -81.3183Coordinates: 40°53′53″N 81°19′06″W / 40.8981°N 81.3183°W / 40.8981; -81.3183
WIVN-LD/WIVD-LD: 40°21′32″N 81°30′2″W / 40.35889°N 81.50056°W / 40.35889; -81.50056 (WIVN-LD)
WIVX-LD:40°37′58.78″N 82°11′46.43″W / 40.6329944°N 82.1962306°W / 40.6329944; -82.1962306 (WIVX-LD)
W27DG-D: 40°35′16.50″N 81°29′15.80″W / 40.5879167°N 81.4877222°W / 40.5879167; -81.4877222 (W27DG-D)
Websitewww.wivmtv.com

WIVM, WIVN, WIVD, and WIVX are owned by Image Video Teleproductions, Inc., and simulcast all programming on all channels.

WIVX-LD signed on October 6, 2008. The station is licensed to Loudonville, Ohio and can be seen on digital VHF TV channel 13. WIVX-LD, originally W65AH, was purchased from Ohio University, and simulcasts WIVM programming. Image Video purchased another Ohio University station, W69AO (channel 69 in Millersburg, Ohio), at the same time.[1][2]

The stations are Independent Stations; prior to joining RTV in May 2009, they aired America One programming. All five stations are locally owned and operated. Every weekday morning, the stations carry a television simulcast of the morning drive radio show of Canton station WHBC-AM 1480.

WIVM-LD is carried by Spectrum Cable on channel 989 in Stark County and on Massillon Cable, channel 21 and 128. WIVN-LD is carried by Spectrum Cable on channel 15 & channel 989 in Tuscarawas, Holmes & Carroll Counties. In the Newcomerstown area, WIVN-LD is now channel 96 on Spectrum Cable.

Digital televisionEdit

WIVX-LD digital channel 13 is up and running in Loudonville, having moved from channel 51. WIVM converted to digital channel 39 in Canton/Akron in 2011 and to RF channel 11 (virtual channel 39) in 2018. WIVN-LD 29 flash cut to digital broadcasting on December 21, 2010. W69AO has converted to digital on channel 27, as W27DG-D.

Call-sign Location RF PSIP Programming
WIVM-LD Canton 11 39.1 Independent station
WIVM-LD Canton 11 39.2 This TV
WIVM-LD Canton 11 39.3 Comet
WIVM-LD Canton 11 39.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)
WIVN-LD Newcomerstown 29 29.1 This TV/Independent station (WIVM-LD Simulcast)
WIVN-LD Newcomerstown 29 29.2 This TV
WIVN-LD Newcomerstown 29 29.3 Comet
WIVN-LD Newcomerstown 29 29.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)
WIVX-LD Loudonville 13 13.1 This TV/Independent station (WIVM-LD Simulcast)
WIVX-LD Loudonville 13 13.2 This TV
WIVX-LD Loudonville 13 13.3 Comet
WIVX-LD Loudonville 13 13.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)
WIVD-LD Newcomerstown 22 22.1 This TV/Independent station (WIVM-LD Simulcast)
WIVD-LD Newcomerstown 22 22.2 This TV
WIVD-LD Newcomerstown 22 22.3 Comet
WIVD-LD Newcomerstown 22 22.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)
W27DG-D Millersburg 27 27.1 This TV/Independent station (WIVM-LD Simulcast)
W27DG-D Millersburg 27 27.2 This TV
W27DG-D Millersburg 27 27.3 Comet
W27DG-D Millersburg 27 27.4 Faith Ministries Radio (WJDD-FM 90.9, audio-only)

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