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It is the second-oldest station south of Washington, D.C.; only Richmond, Virginia's WTVR-TV (channel 6) is older. Cox, publisher of The Atlanta Journal, and who also owned WSB radio (AM 750 and 104.5 FM, now on 98.5 FM).WSB-TV is located less than one block south of the building formerly utilized by WXIA when that station moved its operations to WATL's studios in 2008.
RTV programming was replaced with Me TV on June 1, 2011. WSB-TV also has a mobile DTV feed of subchannel 2.1, labelled "WSB MH", broadcasting at 1.83 Mbit/s.
Cox owned WSB AM-FM-TV under the banner of Miami Valley Broadcasting Inc., which later changed its name to the current Cox Enterprises.
The station was originally a primary NBC affiliate, owing to its radio sister's longtime affiliation with NBC Radio.
By the time the experiment ended on September 1, 1980, WSB-TV officially swapped affiliations with WXIA, and joined ABC.
In January 1986, the station debuted the current number "2" logo it continues to use to this day.