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Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida
Branding WEDU
Slogan West Central Florida's PBS Station
Channel Digital: 13 (VHF) in 2009
Subchannels (see table in article)
Affiliations PBS (since 1970)
Owner Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting, Inc.
First air date October 17, 1958
Callsign meaning EDUcation
Former channels Analog:
3 (1958-2009)
Digital: 54
Former affiliations NET (1958–1970)
Effective power 387 kW (UHF digital)
Height 453.1 m
Facility ID 21808
Antenna coordinates 27°50′51.5″N 82°15′49.4″W / 27.847639°N 82.263722°W / 27.847639; -82.263722

WEDU is a PBS member station, serving the Tampa Bay DMA in Florida. The station first signed on the air on October 17, 1958. Its transmitter is located in Riverview, Florida.

WEDU is one of two PBS stations in the Tampa Bay market (the other being WUSF), and the only one to carry PBS's main schedule.

Digital TV

The digital channel of WEDU is multiplexed:

Digital channels

Channel Name Programming
3.2 WEDU-DT2 V-me
3.3 WEDU-DT3 Florida Knowledge Network (Weekdays 6AM to 6PM only)
The Florida Channel (all other hours)
3.4 WEDU-DT4 WEDU World

WEDU ceased analogue broadcasts on February 17, 2009.[1]

WEDU moved its digital broadcasts to channel 13 on June 12, 2009, after WTVT vacated the channel at the end of digital television transition [2] using PSIP to display WEDU's virtual channel as 3.


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