ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB

ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB


Load More

ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB

Venice/North Port, Florida
United States
CitySarasota, Florida
BrandingABC 7 (general)
ABC 7 News (newscasts)
SloganYour Suncoast News
ChannelsDigital: 24 (UHF)
Virtual: 40 (PSIP)
  • .1: 720p 16:9 WWSB-HD
  • .2: 720p 16:9 QVC
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: QVC
OwnerRaycom Media
(sale to Gray Television pending)
(WWSB License Subsidiary, LLC)
First air dateOctober 23, 1971 (46 years ago) (1971-10-23)
Call letters’ meaningWe’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 callsignsWXLT-TV (1971–1986)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
40 (UHF, 1971–2009)
52 (UHF, until 2009)
Former affiliationsSecondary:
CBS/NBC (throughout the 1970s)
Transmitter power90 kW
Height234 m (768 ft)
Facility ID61251
Transmitter coordinates27°33′21″N 82°21′48″W / 27.55583°N 82.36333°W / 27.55583; -82.36333
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For ABC 7 Sarasota WWSB


Virtual Channel40
RF Channel24
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)115.62999725341797 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)233m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)232m
Network AffiliationABC
Contact Street 11477 Tenth Street
Contact CitySarasota
Contact StateFL
Contact Zip34236
Contact Phone941-552-0777
Additional DataFCC 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

If you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

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: