call_letters = WCMU-TV
city =
station_slogan = Public Broadcasting for Central and Northern Michigan
station_branding = CMU Public Television
analog = 14 (UHF)
digital = 56 (UHF)
post_transition = 26 (UHF)
other_chs =
affiliations = PBS
network =
founded =
airdate = March 29, 1967
location = Mount Pleasant, Michigan
callsign_meaning = Central
former_callsigns =
former_channel_numbers =
owner = Central Michigan University
licensee =
sister_stations = WCMU-FM
former_affiliations = NET (1967-1970)
effective_radiated_power = 204 kW (analog)
400 kW (digital) 226kW (post-transition)
HAAT = 158 m (analog)
299 m (digital)
class =
facility_id = 9908
coordinates = coord|43|34|33.6|N|84|46|28.7|W|type:landmark_scale:2000 (analog)
coord|43|45|5|N|85|12|46|W|type:landmark_scale:2000 (digital)
homepage = [http://www.wcmu.org/ www.wcmu.org]

WCMU-TV, channel 14, a.k.a CMU Public Television, is a PBS television member for northern Michigan. While Mount Pleasant is located in the Flint / Saginaw / Bay City market, most of its transmitters are located in the Cadillac, Traverse City, Alpena and Big Rapids areas. The station's owner and operator is Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, which established the main transmitter, WCMU-TV ch.14, on March 29, 1967.

WCMU-TV's analog transmitter is based at CMU in Mount Pleasant; the digital transmitter is located in Martiny Township in Mecosta County, north of Martiny Lake.

On cable, WCMU can be seen on Charter's systems in the Tri-Cities (except Saginaw) on channel 12, and Traverse City-Cadillac and Alpena on channel 6. It is not seen on
Charter systems in Saginaw or Sault Ste. Marie, or on Comcast's system in Flint.

atellite stations

WCMU-TV is also relayed on translators W69AV in Leland and W46AD in Traverse City. The status of these broadcasts after the 2009 DTV transition is unknown; low-power translators are not required to be digital but channels 52-69 will be reassigned for non-television use.

External links

* [http://www.wcmu.org/ WCMU]

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