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The WNET Group
Newark, New Jersey
City of licenseNewark, New Jersey
SloganMedia Made Possible by All of You
Channels Digital: 13 (VHF)
(shared with WNDT-CD and WMBQ-CD; to move to 12 (VHF))
Owner WNET.org
FoundedApril 1947[source?]
First air dateMay 15, 1948 (74 years ago) (1948-05-15) (as WATV)
Call letters’ meaningNational

(forerunner of PBS)
Sister station(s)WLIW, WMBQ-CD, WNDT-CD NJTV
Former callsigns
  • WATV (1948–1958)
  • WNTA-TV (1958–1962)
  • WNDT (1962–1970)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 13 (VHF, 1948–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 61 (UHF, 1998–2009)
Former affiliations
Transmitter Power4 kW
6.5 kW (Construction Permit (CP))
Height507 m (1,663 ft)
Facility ID18795
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
Websitewww.thirteen.org (station)
www.wnet.org (corporate)

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]

Original productions[change | change source]

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

References[change | change source]

  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 websites[change | change source]