WUHF-TV Channel 31 Rochester, NY
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Joint Sales and Shared Services Agreement with:
Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (WROC-TV)
Network Affiliation and Digital Sub-Channels:
31.2 Cool TV
201 Humboldt Street
Rochester, NY 14610
Main Switchboard: (585) 232-2700
News Hotline: (585) 224-8888
Transmitter and Antenna Information:
FCC Facility ID: 413
Broadcasting over-the-air (OTA) on RF Channel 28, between 554 and 560MHz.
Currently operating at an Effective Radiated Power (ERP) of 320kW
Antenna Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) is 161 meters.
Antenna Height Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) is 305.7 meters.
Antenna Height Above Ground Level (AGL) is 89.3 meters.
Service Contour Map from FCC.
Call letter history:
WUHF-TV signs on to Channel 31.
WUHF-DT granted Special Temporary Authority status on Channel 28.
WUHF-DT granted license to cover at full power on Channel 28.
WUHF-TV signs off analog Channel 31.
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"USA Tonight" by Michael Karp
>Listen to "USA Tonight" as heard on WUHF
Way back when, small Independent TV stations with no local news operation relied on the Independent News Network for the day's news. Heard here is the theme from the nightly newscast "USA Tonight". This newscast originated from WPIX New York. This theme was used in the late 1980's.
"Turn To News" by Gari Media Group
>Listen to "Turn To News" as heard on WUHF
This theme package was used by WUHF in the 1980's for IDs, promos, and for the Cinema 31 movie showings.
"News Source" by Gari Media Group
>Listen to "News Source" as heard on WUHF
WUHF started using "News Source" in 1998 when they launched their local news operation. "News Source" was used on WUHF until December 2002.
"Sinclair News Music Package" by Stephen Arnold Music
>Listen to the "Sinclair News Music Package" as heard on WUHF
WUHF started using the "Sinclair News Music Package" in December of 2002. This package was made exclusively for stations that are owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group. WUHF stopped carrying NewsCentral on August 31, 2005.
"NewsEdge" by Stephen Arnold Music
>Listen to "NewsEdge" as heard on WUHF
In August 2005, WUHF entered into a joint sales and shared services agreement with the Nexstar Broadcasting Group. WUHF studios and offices moved into the current WROC-TV Channel 8 building on Humboldt Street. WROC launched a brand new 10:00 newscast on WUHF on November 1, 2005. They call it "FOX First at Ten" and Stephen Arnold's "NewsEdge" is used as the main theme music. In late December 2006, this theme was replaced by Gari Communications' "Daily News."
"Daily News" by Gari Media Group
>Listen to "Daily News" as heard on WUHF
This theme package was released in late 2006 to all Sinclair-owned television stations. RNYN is currently in search of this entire theme package. Please send me an e-mail if you think you might be able to assist in obtaining it.