23 WIFR Rockford CBS

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Rockford, Illinois
United States
Branding23 WIFR (general)
23 News (newscasts)
SloganWorking for You
ChannelsDigital: 41 (UHF)
(to move to 22 (UHF))
Virtual: 23 (PSIP)
Subchannels23.1 CBS
23.2 Antenna TV
23.3 Cozi TV
23.4 Ion Television
OwnerGray Television
(Gray Television Licensee, LLC)
First air dateSeptember 12, 1965 (53 years ago) (1965-09-12)
(former license)
May 31, 2017 (15 months ago) (2017-05-31)
(current license)
Last air dateMay 31, 2017 (2017-05-31)
(former license)
Call letters’ meaningWisconsin/Illinois
Sister station(s)KCRG, KWQC, WMTV, WNDU, WEAU
Former callsignsFormer license:
WCEE-TV (1965–1977)
WIFR-TV (1977–1991)
WIFR (1991–2017)
Current license:
W22EE-D (2011–2017)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
23 (UHF, 1965–2009)
Transmitter power15 kW
Height220 m (722 ft)
Facility IDCurrent license: 183744
Former license: 4689
Transmitter coordinates42°17?48?N 89°10?15?W / 42.29667°N 89.17083°W / 42.29667; -89.17083
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For 23 WIFR Rockford CBS


Virtual Channel23
RF Channel41
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)50 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)219m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)463m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 12523 N. Meridian Rd.
Contact CityRockford
Contact StateIL
Contact Zip61101
Contact Phone815-987-5300
Additional DataFCC Station Information

23 WIFR is a TV station in Rockford, IL. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and entertainment television. In addition to being known as 23 WIFR Rockford CBS, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WIFR. You can watch the WIFR 23 live stream and collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: 23 WIFR Rockford CBS
Call Sign: WIFR
Location: Rockford, Illinois, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: 23 WIFR Homepage

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23 WIFR is owned by Gray Television. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Rockford CBS tends to focus its original news coverage on local issues during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. To fill in the rest of its broadcasting schedule, the station airs national programs provided by CBS.

Contact the Station

If you’re a public relations rep, you may want to mail some promotional materials to the station or get in touch with a specific member of its team. If you’re a curious viewer, you might be interested in arranging a tour of the station’s facilities. In either case, in addition to the contact info above, here are some more ways to get in touch:
By mail: PO Box 123 Rockford, IL 61105-0123. Phone: 815-987-5300. Fax: 815-987-5333. Email: dave.smith@wifr.com