WNED-TV consistently ranks among the most-watched U.S. public television stations in prime time. Our popular line-up draws from PBS and various other sources, including the BBC and American Public Television. As a leading producer of single-topic documentaries, our national and regional broadcasts have been seen by millions of people across the continent, stimulating cultural and heritage tourism to the Buffalo/Niagara/Toronto region.
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ThinkBright and Well/WORLD TV continues its commitment to quality health and wellness programming. Also in the mix are outstanding news and information shows as well as independent films with a global perspective.
WBFO-FM 88.7 has the largest radio newsroom staff in the Buffalo/Niagara region. In addition to extensive local and regional journalism, WBFO also features the best of public radio from NPR, PRI, the BBC and American Public Media.
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Classical 94.5 WNED is a robust full-time service that provides the best of our regional, national, and international classical music scene. Some of public radio’s most knowledgeable announcers curate programming from a music library boasting more than 32,000 CDs.
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Transmitter Location: Erlandson Overview Park, Oak Hill Rd. Town of Carroll, NYCoordinates: N42-02-48.0 W079-05-26.0Frequency: 89.7 mHzCity of license: Jamestown NY Class: B Transmitter output power: 3.2 kW Effective Radiated Power: 6.0 kW Antenna: Harris FML-4E (4 bay) Tower built in: 1946 Total height of tower: 279’ above ground level Antenna Structure Registration: 1059713 Center of radiation: 256’ above ground level Antenna height above average terrain: 755’ Antenna height above mean sea level: 2333’ Commenced HD Radio operation: September 10, 2009
Transmitter Location: 8971 Zimmerman Road, Boston, New YorkCoordinates: N42-38-15.0 / W078-46-07.0Frequency: 94.5 mHz. City of License: Buffalo, New York Class:B" Transmitter Output Power: 19.5kW. Effective Radiated Power: 94kW. Antenna: ERI SHP-10AC (10 Bay). Tower Built in: 1998 Total Height of Tower: 472' above ground level. Antenna Structure Registration: 1033434. Center of Radiation: 450' above ground level. Antenna Height Above Average Terrain: 710'. Antenna Height Above Mean Sea Level: 1857'. Commenced HD Radio Operation: May 14, 2007.
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