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Primary Channel: 62
Secondary Channel: 17 (WFXI-CA)
Owner: Piedmont Television
Name it Goes By: Fox 17/62
Web Site: http://www.wkbn.com
WKBN-TV launched the channel in 1998, giving the Mahoning Valley their own Fox affiliate instead of relying on Pittsburgh affiliate WPGH-TV and Cleveland affiliate WJW. WFXI-CA is a low-powered satellite channel so that it could simucast WYFX-LP, which itself is a low-powered channel, in Pennsylvania. Hence the name, "Fox 17/62." WYFX is owned by Piedmont Television and is sister stations with WKBN in Youngstown.
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