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Jacksonville, Florida
Branding WJCT
Slogan Tune in. Find out.
Channel Digital: 7 (VHF)
Subchannels 7.1 PBS-HD
7.2 Create
7.3 PBS World
7.4 Florida Channel
7.5 Florida Knowledge Network
Owner WJCT, Inc.
First air date September 10, 1958
Callsign meaning Jacksonville
Sister station(s) WJCT-FM
Former channels Analog:
7 (1958-2009)
Digital: 38
Former affiliations NET (1958-1970)
Effective power 18 kW
Height 302 m
Facility ID 73130
Antenna coordinates 30°16′51″N 81°34′12″W / 30.28083°N 81.57°W / 30.28083; -81.57 (WJCT)

WJCT is a community-supported PBS member station serving Jacksonville, Florida, broadcasting on digital channel 7. Its studio is located near Jacksonville's Sports Complex and adjacent to Metropolitan Park.

WJCT's television lineup offers programming from PBS and other programming services, including BBC, American Public Television and NETA. WJCT also produces and broadcasts local news, public affairs programs and documentaries.

On April 6, 2009, WJCT shut off its analog transmission. The previous digital signal broadcast on channel 38 was moved over to channel 7.[1]


See also

Digital television

WJCT's digital channel, VHF 7, is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect Programming
7.1 720p 16:9 PBS HD
7.2 480i 4:3 Create
7.3 480i 4:3 PBS World
7.4 480i 4:3 WJCT More! (6PM to 6AM)
The Florida Channel (6AM to 6PM)
7.5 480i 4:3 Florida Knowledge Network (weekdays, 6AM to 6PM)
WJCT Informational (6PM to 6AM weekdays, all day weekends)

In 2009, WJCT shut down analog operations on channel 7 and moved its digital TV signal from channel 38 to channel 7 when the analog to digital TV conversion completed.[2]


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