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WCCV-TV, virtual channel 54 (UHF digital channel 35), is a religious independent television station licensed to Arecibo, Puerto Rico. The station is owned by the Asociacion Evangelistica Cristo Viene, Inc. The station maintains studios located at Barrio Membrillo in Camuy with transmitter facilities at Cerro Roncador in Utuado.

WCCV-TV began operations in 1982 as WATX-TV, and was an independent with local programming. It was owned by Bay Industries. In 1984, WATX-TV, became a satellite of WSJU (channel 18), later in 1987, to WRWR-TV (channel 30). On January 7, 1988, televangelist Yiye Avila bought WATX-TV for $40,000; the sale was completed on August 25, 1988. In 1989, WATX-TV changed its callsign to WCCV-TV and became a religious network known as La Cadena del Milagro.

WVSN (channel 68) began operations on March 12, 1984, and was the first independent television station that broadcast music videos from the 60s, 70s & 80s based in Humacao. WVSN was owned by Radio Voz, until its closure on August 6, 1986. On October 30, 1986, WVSN resumed broadcasting, operating under the station general manager, Tito Atiles Natal, and was broadcasting music videos and local programming. In the 1990s, Yiye Avila bought WVSN for $20,000 and it became a repeater of WCCV-TV, La Cadena del Milagro. Currently, WVSN has its studios and offices located in Caparra Terrace in San Juan with its transmitter at Barrio Cubuy in Canovanas.

WCCV-TV can be seen across Puerto Rico on the following stations:

WVSN and W30ED-D are owned by La Cadena del Milagro, while W13DI-D & W16DX-D are owned by Asociación Evangelistica Cristo Viene. Other translator stations are owned & operated by TV Red de Puerto Rico, Inc.

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

On February 17, 2009, WCCV-TV signed off its analog signal and completed its move to digital.

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