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1955–1961 1961–1968 1968–1974 1974–1979 1979–1988
1955–1961 1961–1968 1968–1974 1974–1979 1979–1988
1988–1989 1989–1992 1992–1997 1997–2008 2008–present
1988–1989 1989–1992 1992–1997 1997–2008 2008–present

WEAT-TV

1955–1961

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Originally signed on the air on January 1, 1955 as WEAT-TV, a primary ABC affiliate on VHF channel 12 owned by RKO General.

1961–1968

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1968–1974

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WPEC

1974–1979

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On January 27, 1974, the WEAT calls were changed to the current WPEC which stood for the Photo Electronics Corporation in reference to the station's then-current owner, a company founded by local entrepreneur Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr..

1979–1988

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1988–1989

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1989–2008

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1989–1992

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On January 1, 1989, WPEC was forced to switch its affiliation from ABC to CBS in order to compensate for the fact that WCIX (which had switched from Fox to CBS as part of the 1989 South Florida affiliation switch) had a weaker signal north of Miami that the other Miami television stations.

1992–1997

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1997–2008

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2008–present

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The Sinclair Broadcast Group acquired channel 12 from Freedom Communications on November 2, 2011 alongside Fort Pierce-licensed CW affiliate WTVX from Four Points Media Group, resulting in the first full duopoly in West Palm Beach.