call_letters = WATC
station_slogan = Atlanta's 57
station_branding = WATC-TV 57
analog = 57 (UHF)
digital = 41 (UHF)
affiliations = "(see article)"
April 14, 1996
owner = Carolina Christian Broadcasting, Inc.
licensee = Community Television, Inc.
effective_radiated_power = 2697.9 kW (analog)
165 kW (digital)
HAAT = 319 m (both)
facility_id = 13206
coordinates = coord|34|3|58.9|N|84|27|16.8|W|type:landmark_scale:2000
homepage = [http://www.watc.tv/ www.watc.tv]
WATC is a television station located in
Atlanta, Georgia. It broadcasts its analog signal on channel 57, and its digital signal on channel 41. The station's transmitter is located on Sweat Mountainin north-northwestern metro Atlanta and its city of license is Atlanta. Its studios are located at 1862 Enterprise Drive in Norcross, near I-85.
It is an independent, non-commercial, educational
Christianstation with programing from various Christian networks including FamilyNet, World Harvest, Inspiration, Worship Network, Golden Eagle and Shepherd's Chapel.
WATC produces more local non-news programming than any other TV station in Atlanta. Its nightly prime-time "flagship program" "Atlanta Live" is aired 7-9 p.m. nightly, Monday - Friday and reaired the following morning at 7:00 a.m.
WATC has granted permission to rebroadcast its signal on
WSKC-CAchannel 22 (also licensed in Atlanta), so that station could maintain its Class A status. WSKC-CA is located on the same transmission tower as WATC.
WGGS-TV"(sister station in Greenville, South Carolina)"
* [http://www.watc.tv/ Official site]
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