Dear Viewer,

WLIO, Channel 8, will move to the new tower on Wednesday, July 24th, at 12:05 PM, during our Noon News. If you receive our signal via cable, dish, or other "service", you need not be concerned with the move or loss of signal. During the move we will first shut down WLIO's transmitter on Rice Avenue, live during the news, and then power up the new transmitter on St. Clair Street. During that time there may be an interruption of fewer than 5-10 seconds.

If you receive WLIO NBC & Fox off an antenna, then you may need to reorient your antenna toward the new tower which is 2.2 miles NNE of our present location. WLIO will also be increasing power from 27,500 watts to 40,000 watts. WLIO will remain on RF channel 8.

WOHL will not move, and change channels until August 5th at 6:55 AM.

If you need assistance to know how to install a PROPER antenna, scan for channels, or reorient your outside antenna, please call 1-888-CALLFCC (1-888-225-5322) and press “6” to speak to a help desk representative. The call center is staffed from 8:00 AM. to 1:00 PM. Eastern time, seven days a week, to enable consumers throughout the country to obtain assistance during evening and weekend hours. Or you can send an e-mail to TECH@WLIO.COM and one of our engineers will respond within 48 hours. Unfortunately, we will be unable to take phone calls during, and after the site change, as we'll be working on decommissioning the old transmitter.

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