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WLMB
Toledo, Ohio
United States
Slogan Toledo's Christian Station
Channels Digital: 5 (VHF)
Virtual: 40 (PSIP)
Affiliations religious independent, FamilyNet, Worship
Owner Dominion Broadcasting, Inc.
Founded October 19, 1998 (1998-10-19)
Call letters' meaning W LaMB (of God)
Former channel number(s) Analog: 40 (1998-2009)
Former affiliations PAX (select programs only)
Transmitter power 10 kW (digital)
Height 155 m (digital)
Facility ID 17076
Transmitter coordinates
Website www.wlmb.com

WLMB channel 40 (digital 5) is an independent, Christian/family oriented TV station licensed to Toledo, Ohio, and serving the NW Ohio/SE Michigan area. The station's first call sign was issued as WXAE-TV on July 17, 1992. It adopted its current call-sign on May 17, 1994. However, the station did not commence broadcasting until October 19, 1998.[1]

WLMB's lineup features religious and children's shows in the mornings, classic TV series[2] afternoons and early evenings, and more religious programming during primetime and overnights. Some of these programs are provided to WLMB from FamilyNet and The Worship Network.[3]

WLMB was an affiliate of Pax from 2000 to 2002, but they only carried selected original and religious programming, plus weather reports.

WLMB is owned and operated by Dominion Broadcasting, which is not related to Dominion Media, owners of WWJS-CD in the Louisville, Kentucky area.

Awards and honors

  • Four-time National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Television Station of the Year Award winner (2003, 2004, 2007, 2010)
  • Seven-time NRB People's Choice Award winner (for various programs)
  • 2010 Bronze Telly Award for Commercial Production (for an ad for a NW Ohio furniture store)[4]
WLMB logo prior to 2013

References

  1. ^ "WLMB history". WLMB. Retrieved 2014-04-30. 
  2. ^ "WLMB schedule". WLMB. Retrieved 2014-04-30. 
  3. ^ "WLMB affiliations". WLMB. Retrieved 2014-04-30. 
  4. ^ "WLMB awards". WLMB. Retrieved 2014-04-30. 

External links

  • WLMB's web site
  • Michiguide's entry for WLMB
  • Query the FCC's TV station database for WLMB
  • BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on WLMB-TV


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