New call letters for CBS47

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Bayshore Television, LLC announced today that on September 07, 2014 CBS47 will be changing its call letters from WTEV-TV to WJAX-TV.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Bayshore Television, LLC announced today that on September 07, 2014 CBS47 will be changing its call letters from WTEV-TV to WJAX-TV.

“Changing the call letters to WJAX-TV better identifies the strengths and ties of CBS 47 to the Jacksonville market,” said Bruce Baker managing partner. “WJAX-TV is the home of America’s number one TV network, the TV home of the Jacksonville Jaguars all season long and of course, Action News JAX.”

CBS47 initially signed on as WXAO-TV in August of 1981. The station changed its call letters for the first time in 1983 to WNFT. Then in January of 1995 another call letter change occurred, this time to WTEV-TV. In July of 2002 WTEV-TV became an affiliate of CBS.

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