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Fort Wayne, Indiana
United States
  • ABC 21 (general)
  • ABC 21 News (newscasts)
  • Fort Wayne’s NBC (general, on DT2)
  • Fort Wayne’s NBC News (newscasts, on DT2)
  • MyTV Fort Wayne (on DT3)
SloganYour Weather Authority.
Focused on the Fort (on DT2)
ChannelsDigital: 24 (UHF)
Virtual: 21 (PSIP)
  • 21.1: ABC
  • 21.2: NBC
  • 21.3: MyNetworkTV
OwnerQuincy Media
(WPTA License, LLC)
First air dateSeptember 28, 1957 (60 years ago) (1957-09-28)
Call letters’ meaningW Patricia & Thomas TArzian (children of Sarkes Tarzian)
Sister station(s)WISE-TV
Former channel number(s)Analog:
21 (UHF, 1957–2009)
Former affiliationsDT2:
The WB (1998–2006)
The CW (2006–2016)
Transmitter power335 kW
Height224.4 m (736 ft)
Facility ID73905
Transmitter coordinates41°6′7.9″N 85°11′4.9″W / 41.102194°N 85.184694°W / 41.102194; -85.184694
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


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Virtual Channel21
RF Channel24
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)335 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)224m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)470m
Network AffiliationABC
Contact Street 13401 Butler Road
Contact CityFort Wayne
Contact StateIN
Contact Zip46808
Contact Phone260-483-0584
Additional DataFCC Station Information


ABC 21 is a TV station in Fort Wayne, IN. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts news programs, entertainment TV, lifestyle shows, and sports. In addition to being known as ABC 21 WPTA Fort Wayne, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WPTA. You can watch the station online via the ABC 21 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: ABC 21 WPTA Fort Wayne
Call Sign: WPTA
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: ABC 21 Homepage

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ABC 21 is owned by Malara Broadcast Group. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, WPTA Fort Wayne 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 ABC.

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: 3401 Butler Rd Fort Wayne, IN 46808-3811. Phone: 260-483-8111. Fax: 260-484-8240. Email: