Independent television station in Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States

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Kannapolis/Charlotte, North Carolina
United States
CityKannapolis, North Carolina
ChannelsDigital: 32 (UHF)
Virtual: 64 (PSIP)
BrandingTV64 (general)
Eyewitness News on TV64 (newscasts)
OwnerCox Media Group
(WSOC Television, LLC)
First air date
October 15, 1994 (26 years ago) (1994-10-15)
Former call signs
WKAY (1994–1996)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 64 (UHF, 1994–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 50 (UHF, until 2019)
  • Per program:
  • Pax TV (1998–2000)
Call sign meaning
AXN = "action"
(station originally branded as "Action 64")
Technical information
Licensing authority
Facility ID12793
ERP200 kW
HAAT372 m (1,220 ft)
Transmitter coordinates35°15′41.1″N 80°43′36.5″W / 35.261417°N 80.726806°W / 35.261417; -80.726806Coordinates: 35°15′41.1″N 80°43′36.5″W / 35.261417°N 80.726806°W / 35.261417; -80.726806
Translator(s)36 WAXNTV1 China Grove
26 W26FA-D Marion
30 WSOCTV1, Shelby
46 WSOCTV2, Statesville
Public license information

WAXN-TV, virtual channel 64 (UHF digital channel 32), is an independent television station serving Charlotte, North Carolina, United States that is licensed to Kannapolis. The station is owned by Atlanta-based Cox Media Group, as part of a duopoly with Charlotte-licensed dual ABC/Telemundo affiliate WSOC-TV (channel 9). The two stations share studios on North Tryon Street (US 29/NC 49) north of uptown Charlotte and transmitter facilities near Reedy Creek Park in the Newell section of Charlotte.

WAXN's programming is simulcast on fill-in digital repeaters operating on UHF channel 36 (virtual channel 64.7) in China Grove, channel 30 (virtual channel 64.5) from Crowders Mountain, W42DR-D (UHF channel 42, virtual channel 6.2) in Marion (from a transmitter southwest of Connelly Springs), and in Statesville on channel 46 (virtual channel 64.9) from Cool Springs.

On cable, WAXN-TV is carried in standard definition on Charter Spectrum channel 10 in the immediate Charlotte area (channel 2 in Kannapolis and Concord, channel 4 on legacy Charter systems), Comporium Communications channel 110 and AT&T U-verse channel 64, and in high definition on Spectrum channel 1230 (channel 703 on legacy Charter systems), Comporium channel 1110 and U-verse channel 1064.

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