One of the most common questions we get asked is; what kind of antenna should I get to watch WLIO and WOHL over the air? Antenna physics and theory has not changed in many decades. There are a lot of antennas people sell which are not good!! If they look cool, or if they state a number of st… More >>What kind of antenna should I get to watch WLIO and WOHL?
The change in June 2009 from analog to digital came with some frustration to home viewers. Just like the difference from your analog cellphone to digital, the digital device requires a constant stream of “good” bits of information. Drop a few bits, and you lose the picture.In the analog d… More >>Increased coverage area for ABC and CBS Lima
History was made this morning here at Your Hometown Stations because it was the first time that we have not transmitted any over the air signal from our Rice Avenue location. Monday morning on First Edition, we flipped the switch on our ABC and CBS stations at our new transmitter site on St.… More >>Flipping the switch on new WOHL transmitter
During our Noon Edition today, Your Hometown Stations made history with the flip of a switch. For the first time since 1953, we are transmitting in a new location away from our Rice Avenue location. We will remain on the same channel. But the new tower that went up on St. Claire Street has i… More >>Your Hometown Stations flips the switch and begins transmitting from new location.
The following are the changes we’re aware of in the F.C.C. Repack. Most of the stations in the U.S. will be changing channels in the next year. More >>Proposed Channel Changes in the Area
We are getting closer to flipping the switch on our new transmitter site. The second antenna, that's used for our ABC and CBS stations, was installed on top of the antenna installed yesterday for our NBC and FOX stations. Both antennas together weigh around 13,000 pounds. Crews still have a … More >>Second antenna installed at Hometown Stations transmitter site
The WLIO antenna was put into place on the top of the new tower, located on Lima's NE side. The antenna was designed by WLIO's Chief Engineer, and Donald Everest, Broadcast Consultant in Washington DC, and built by E.R.I. from Southern Indiana. The new antenna weighs 10,400 pounds, and is… More >>New antenna installed at Hometown Stations new transmitter site
In the coming weeks, Your Hometown Station will be changing the location of where we broadcast our signal. Our current location of transmission is located at 1424 Rice Ave. Lima OH 45805. When we transition to transmit from our new location, over the air viewers may need to adjust the direct… More >>Hometown Stations to move their Broadcast Location and Over the Air Channel Signal
The Federal Communications Commission today announced the launch of a special call center dedicated to helping viewers of over-the-air television rescan their TVs during the ongoing transition of local TV channels to new frequencies following the Commission’s broadcast incentive auction. More >>FCC announces dedicated consumer help center for TV re-scan assistance
Your Hometown Stations is in the process of a transition to better serve our viewers. Currently we are in the process of erecting a state of the art transmission facility and tower that will increase the coverage our broadcast reaches. More >>Hometown Stations increasing coverage and quality with new transmission facility and tower