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Washington, D.C.
United States
BrandingABC 7 (general)
ABC 7 News(newscasts)
SloganOn Your Side
ChannelsDigital: 7 (VHF)
Virtual: 7 (PSIP)
  • 7.1: 720p 16:9 WJLA-HD
  • 7.2: 480i 16:9 WJLA-CHG
  • 7.3: 480i 16:9 WJLACMT
  • 7.4: 480i 16:9 WJLATBD
  • 7.1: ABC
  • 7.2: Charge!
  • 7.3: Comet
  • 7.4: TBD
OwnerSinclair Broadcast Group
(ACC Licensee, LLC)
First air dateOctober 3, 1947; 70 years ago (1947-10-03)
Call letters’ meaningJoe L. Allbritton
(founder of Allbritton Communications, former owner of station)
Sister station(s)WJLA 24/7 News
Baltimore: WBFF, WNUV, WUTB
Former callsignsWTVW (1947)
WMAL-TV (1947–1977)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
7 (VHF, 1947–2009)
39 (UHF, 2000–2009)
Former affiliationsPrimary:
CBS (1947–1948)
CBS (1948–1949)
NTA (1956–1961)
Local Point TV (?–2008)
Retro TV (2008–2009)
AccuWX (2009–2012)
WeatherNow (2012–2013)
MeTV (2013–2017)
Retro TV (2009–2012)
LWN (2012–2015)
Transmitter power52 kW
Height235.6 m (773 ft)
Facility ID1051
Transmitter coordinates38°57?1?N77°4?47?W / 38.95028°N 77.07972°W / 38.95028; -77.07972Coordinates: 38°57?1?N77°4?47?W / 38.95028°N 77.07972°W / 38.95028; -77.07972
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For ABC 7 WJLA Washington DC


StateDistrict of Columbia
Virtual Channel7
RF Channel7
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)13.623000144958496 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)235m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)308m
Network AffiliationABC
Contact Street 11100 Wilson Blvd.
Contact CityArlington
Contact StateVA
Contact Zip22209
Contact Phone703-236-9552
Additional DataFCC Station Information

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

Name: ABC 7 WJLA Washington DC
Call Sign: WJLA
Location: Washington DC, 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 Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, WJLA Washington DC 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: 1100 Wilson Blvd Ste 600 Arlington, VA 22209-2295. Phone: 703-236-9552. Fax: 703-236-2331. Email: [email protected]