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WFTX FOX 4 News Fort Myers FL News Live Stream Weather and Sports Channel Online Stream. FOX WFTX TV 4 Weather Channel Fort Myers, Florida, Naples, United States Live Online Streaming. WFTX television channel is associated with Fox. It is working for Fort Myers United States. It is certified to Cape Coral. The channel is under the authority of the E. W. Scripps Company. WFTX FOX offices are situated on Southwest Pine Island Road (SR 78) in Cape Coral. Its transmitting tower is situated near Punta Gorda (east of I-75/SR 93) near the Charlotte and Lee county line. The channel is trademarked as Fox 4, in reference to its channel placement on most cable systems in the business.

WFTX FOX 4 NewsThe channel first logged on the air on October 14, 1985. It started functioning as an independent television. The channel was basically under the authority of Family Group. They had beforehand owned WFTS-TV in Tampa. From this, the WFTX call letters are derived. WFTX FOX News became a charter associate of Fox on October 9, 1986. Family Telecasting ended the channel to Terre Haute, Indiana-based Valley Telecasting.

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It was run by the family of Tony Hulman, that December. Under Teash Valley Telecasting, fundamentals of the channel closely paralleled that of Wabash Valley’s flagship. The two stations used the same voice-over anchor and matching logos. One of WBBH NBC 2 News Fort Myers anchors was later transferred to WFTX. The change altered hands again in 1998. It happened at the time when TTPS Communications bought the properties of Wabash Telecasting. From 2001 to 2005, WFTX FOX chief control and other internal functioning were operated from WKCF.

That is its related WFTX FOX in Orlando. It was done because its offices in Lake Mary worked as a central casting location. They worked for Emmis’ channels in the Southeastern United States. From WKCF’s facilities, WFTX FOX sustained telecast capabilities during several major hurricanes. This included Hurricane Charley in 2004 that wedged WFTX and WKCF. The contract was discontinued in 2005. It happened at the time when Emmis decided to sell off its television channels.

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