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1962–1964 1964–1969 1969–1976 1976–1979 1979–1982 1982–1986 1986–1993
1962–1964 1964–1969 1969–1976 1976–1979 1979–1982 1982–1986 1986–1993
1993–2001 2001–2005 2005–2010 2010–2014 2014–2019 2019–present
1993–2001 2001–2005 2005–2010 2010–2014 2014–2019 2019–present

WOKR

1962–1964

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Originally signed on the air on September 15, 1962 at 4pm as WOKR (for "We're OK Rochester"), a primary ABC affiliate on VHF channel 13, and was owned by Channel 13 of Rochester, Inc., was composed of the Flower City Television Corporation, the Rochester Educational Television Association, the Genesee Valley Television Company, Star TV, Inc., Community Broadcasting, Inc., Heritage Radio and Television Broadcasting Company, Main Broadcasting Company, Federal Broadcasting Systems, Citizens Television Corporation, Rochester Broadcasting, Inc., and Rochester Telecasters, Inc., all of whom were equal shareholders until March 1970, when Flower City bought out its partners.

1964–1969

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1969–1976

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1976–1979

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Flower City sold the station to Post Corporation, a media conglomerate based in the Fox Cities region of Wisconsin in 1977.

1979-1982

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1982–1993

1982–1986

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George N. Gillett Jr. purchased the Post Corporation stations in 1984 transferring it into Gillett Holdings, Inc.

1986–1993

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The 1982 logo became italicized.

1993–2001

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Hughes Broadcasting Partners (Paul Hughes and Veronis, Suhler & Associates) purchased the station in 1991. Hughes then sold WOKR to Portland, Maine–based Guy Gannett Communications in 1995, who later sold channel 13 to the Hunt Valley, Maryland–based Sinclair Broadcast Group (owner of Fox affiliate WUHF) in 1998. Since they already owned WUHF, they spun channel 13 off to The Ackerley Group in April 1999.

2001–2005

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WHAM-TV

2005–2010

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In January 2005, the call letters were changed from WOKR-TV to the current WHAM-TV, named after its radio station.

2010–present

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The logo is based on what fellow affiliate WTVG in Toledo currently uses.

2010–2014

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In September 2010, WHAM-TV began broadcasting its local newscasts in high definition.

2014–2019

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2019–present

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