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WRIC-TV
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Petersburg/Richmond, Virginia
United States
CityPetersburg, Virginia
BrandingABC 8
8 News (newscasts)
StormTracker 8 Weather
SloganNews Where You Live
ChannelsDigital: 22 (UHF)
(to move to 28 (UHF))
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
Affiliations
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: Ion Television
  • .3: GetTV
  • .4: Laff
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateAugust 15, 1955 (63 years ago) (1955-08-15)
Call letters’ meaningRIChmond
also the airport code
Former callsignsWXEX-TV (1955–1990)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 8 (VHF, 1955–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Analog/DT1:
  • NBC (1955–1965)
  • DT2:
  • LWN (2012–2015)
Transmitter power850 kW
851 kW (CP)
Height328.2 m (1,077 ft)
345.7 m (1,134 ft) (CP)
Facility ID74416
Transmitter coordinates37°30?45?N 77°36?6?W / 37.51250°N 77.60167°W / 37.51250; -77.60167
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile
CDBS
Websitewric.com

 

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StateVirginia
CityPETERSBURG
CountryUSA
Virtual Channel8
RF Channel22
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)450 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)328m
Latitude37.51250076293945
Longitude-77.60140228271484
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)393m
CallsignWRIC-TV
MHZ554
Network AffiliationABC
Nielsen DMARICHMOND-PETERSBURG
Contact Street 1301 Arboretum Place
Contact CityRichmond
Contact StateVA
Contact Zip23236
Contact Phone804-330-8888
Websitewww.wric.com
Additional DataFCC Station Information