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

WBEC-TV
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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

Education
Communications

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

CDBS

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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