Watch ABC 23/Fox 8 WATM Altoona Online

Watch ABC 23/Fox 8 WATM Altoona Online


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ABC 23/Fox 8 WATM Altoona






State College, Pennsylvania
United States
City Altoona, Pennsylvania
Branding ABC 23 (general)
WATM News Centre (newscasts)
Slogan Centered on You
Channels Digital: 24 (UHF)
(to move to 31 (UHF))
Virtual: 23 (PSIP)
Subchannels 23.1 ABC
23.2 Fox
23.3 This TV
23.4 Antenna TV
Translators WWCP-DT 8.2 (VHF) Johnstown
Affiliations ABC
Owner Palm Television, L.P.
Operator Horseshoe Curve Communications, LLC
(via LMA; certain services are provided by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
First air date November 28, 1974 (43 years ago) (1974-11-28)
Call letters’ meaning Altoona Television
Sister station(s) WWCP-TV
Former callsigns WOPC (1974–1986)
WWPC-TV (1986–1988)
Former channel number(s) 38 (UHF analog, 1974–1982)
23 (UHF analog, 1986–2009)
Former affiliations Fox (1987–1988, as satellite of WWCP)
Transmitter power 1,000 kW
790 kW (CP)
Height 311 m (1,020 ft)
326 m (1,070 ft) (CP)
Class DT
Facility ID 20287
Transmitter coordinates 40°34′6″N 78°26′38″W / 40.56833°N 78.44389°W / 40.56833; -78.44389
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For ABC 23/Fox 8 WATM Altoona


State Pennsylvania
Country USA
Virtual Channel 23
RF Channel 24
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 311m
Latitude 40.56829833984375
Longitude -78.44390106201172
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 835m
Callsign WATM-TV
MHZ 572
Network Affiliation ABC
Contact Street 1 1450 Scalp Avenue
Contact City Johnstown
Contact State PA
Contact Zip 15904
Contact Phone 814-266-8088
Additional Data FCC Station Information


ABC 23/Fox 8 is a TV station in Altoona, PA. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and entertainment television. In addition to being known as ABC 23/Fox 8 WATM Altoona, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WATM. You can watch the station online via its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: ABC 23/Fox 8 WATM Altoona
Call Sign: WATM
Location: Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: ABC 23/Fox 8 Homepage

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ABC 23/Fox 8 is owned by Palm Television. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, WATM Altoona 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: 1450 Scalp Ave Johnstown, PA 15904-3374. Phone: 814-266-8088. Fax: 814-266-7749. Email: [email protected]