WBEC-TV, virtual channel 63 (UHF digital channel 25), is an educational independent television

Boca Raton, Florida

United States

Branding Broward Education Communications Network
Channels Digital: 25 (UHF)

Virtual: 63 (PSIP)

Affiliations Educational Independent
Owner Broward County Public Schools

(The School Board of Broward County, Florida)

First air date mid-1970s (cable)

1999 (20 years ago)(terrestrial)

Call letters' meaning Broward


Sister station(s) WKPX
Former callsigns WPPB-TV (1986–2008)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 63 (UHF, 1986–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 40 (UHF, 2009–2018)
Transmitter power 1000 kW
Height 285 m (935 ft)
Facility ID 51349
Transmitter coordinates 25°59′10″N 80°11′36.3″WCoordinates: 25°59′10″N 80°11′36.3″W
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information Profile


Website www.becon.tv

station licensed to Boca Raton, Florida, United States. Owned by the Broward County Public Schools district, it is sister to student-run high school radio station WKPX (88.5 FM), which features an alternative music format and carries audio broadcasts of the school board's meetings. WBEC-TV's studios and transmitter are located in Davie, Florida. Although the station is based in Broward County, WBEC's city of license, Boca Raton, is located within Palm Beach County.

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