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Clearwater, Florida
United States
Channels Digital: 26 (UHF)
Virtual: 26 (PSIP)
Affiliations Azteca América
Owner Una Vez Más Holdings, LLC
(Northstar Tampa License, LLC)
First air date January 24, 1990 (1990-01-24)
Call letters' meaning W26AX (replaced 26 with X)
Former callsigns W26AX (1990-1996)
WXAX-LP (1996-2015)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
26 (1995-2015)
Former affiliations SUR, HTV, Urban America Television
Transmitter power 5.9 kW
Height 404 m (1,325 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 57538
Transmitter coordinates

WXAX-CD, channel 26, is a class A, low-power broadcast television station based in Clearwater, Florida, owned by Una Vez Mas Holdings, LLC. It is currently Tampa Bay's Azteca América affiliate. The station has been on the air intermittently since January 24, 1990. Previously, WXAX-CD was home to SUR (another Spanish network), HTV (Latino music videos) and UATV (general entertainment).

The station was originally licensed and originated in St. Petersburg, then Clearwater, and, finally, Tampa. It is once again licensed in Clearwater, broadcasting from the Riverview antenna farm, directional towards Tampa. The general signal area covers most of Tampa and southwestern Hillsborough County, but barely reaches Pinellas County.

Currently, only Verizon FiOS and Dish Network offer the channel to Tampa Bay-area subscribers; other systems, such as Bright House and Comcast, do not offer this channel.

External links

  • Query the FCC's TV station database for WXAX-CD
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