ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB

ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB


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ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB

Venice/North Port, Florida
United States
City Sarasota, Florida
Branding ABC 7 (general)
ABC 7 News (newscasts)
Slogan Your Suncoast News
Channels Digital: 24 (UHF)
Virtual: 40 (PSIP)
  • .1: 720p 16:9 WWSB-HD
  • .2: 720p 16:9 QVC
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: QVC
Owner Raycom Media
(sale to Gray Television pending)
(WWSB License Subsidiary, LLC)
First air date October 23, 1971 (46 years ago) (1971-10-23)
Call letters’ meaning We’re in
West Florida
Sarasota &
Warm Welcome South Brother (referencing the callsign of fellow ABC affiliate WSB-TV)
Sister station(s) WFLX, WALB, WTXL-TV, WDFX-TV
Former callsigns WXLT-TV (1971–1986)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
40 (UHF, 1971–2009)
52 (UHF, until 2009)
Former affiliations Secondary:
CBS/NBC (throughout the 1970s)
Transmitter power 90 kW
Height 234 m (768 ft)
Facility ID 61251
Transmitter coordinates 27°33′21″N 82°21′48″W / 27.55583°N 82.36333°W / 27.55583; -82.36333
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB


State Florida
Country USA
Virtual Channel 40
RF Channel 24
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 115.62999725341797 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 233m
Latitude 27.55579948425293
Longitude -82.36360168457031
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 232m
Callsign WWSB
MHZ 530
Network Affiliation ABC
Contact Street 1 1477 Tenth Street
Contact City Sarasota
Contact State FL
Contact Zip 34236
Contact Phone 941-552-0777
Additional Data FCC Station Information


ABC 7 is a TV station in Sarasota, FL. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and lifestyle programs. In addition to being known as ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WWSB. You can watch the station online via the ABC 7 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB
Call Sign: WWSB
Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: ABC 7 Homepage

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ABC 7 is owned by Calkins Media. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, Sarasota WWSB 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: 1477 10th St Sarasota, FL 34236-4048. Phone: 941-552-0777. Fax: 941-923-8709. Email: [email protected]