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Channel 23 PBS NJTV no longer available.  Moved?  

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Channel 23 PBS NJTV no longer available.  Moved?  


On 1/23/18 NJTV discontinued providing programming to your area. You should see a message with NJTV contact info should you have any questions.

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Re: PBS NJTV Channel 23 no longer available

Many stations sold their spectrum for money in a recent government lottery. Several NJTV stations did.

 

From Wikipedia:

The NJTV television stations are:

StationCity of licenseChannels
TV / RF
First air dateFourth letter meaningERP
HAAT
Transmitter coordinatesFacility IDPublic license
information
WNJT1Trenton52 (PSIP)
43 (UHF)
April 5, 1971Trenton46 kW266 m (873 ft)40°16′58″N 74°41′11″W48465Profile
CDBS
WNJSCamden23 (PSIP)
22 (UHF)
October 23, 1972Southern New Jersey197 kW264 m (866 ft)39°43′41″N 74°50′39″W48481Profile
CDBS
WNJN1,2Montclair50 (PSIP)
51 (UHF)
June 2, 1973Northern New Jersey200 kW233 m (764 ft)40°51′53″N 74°12′3″W48477Profile
CDBS
WNJBNew Brunswick58 (PSIP)
8 (VHF)
June 2, 1973New Brunswick11.2 kW296 m (971 ft)40°37′17″N 74°30′15″W48457Profile
CDBS

Notes

  • 1 In the FCC incentive auction concluded in 2017, WNJT's and WNJN's spectrum was sold back to the government for $138,059,363 and $193,892,273, respectively.[19] NJPBA has announced that these stations will share spectrum with the two remaining stations, WNJS and WNJB respectively.[20]
  • 2 WNJN used the callsign WNJM (the M standing for Montclair) from its 1973 sign-on to 1994.

On January 23, 2018, per FCC filings, WNJN-TV began channel-sharing with WNJB and WNJT-TV began channel-sharing with WNJS, (WNJN)[21] and (WNJT)[22]