We have important news to share. If you enjoy our programming on Channel 35 over the air, on August 4, 2019, you will need to rescan your TV in order to continue watching ABC and CBS Lima. Our new channel will be channel 15.
If you have a cable provider, DirecTV or Dish, you can continue to enjoy our programming and do not need to take any action.
If you have questions about this change, you can log on to http://tvanswers.org/ for additional information of call the Federal Communications Commission at 1-888-CALLFCC.
Additional information regarding the upcoming changes can be found in the articles linked below.
Your Hometown Stations
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>