ABC Charlotte WSOC

ABC Charlotte WSOC


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ABC Charlotte WSOC



Charlotte, North Carolina
United States
BrandingChannel 9 (general)
Channel 9 Eyewitness News (newscasts)
Telemundo Charlotte (on DT2)
SloganCovering the Carolinas
ChannelsDigital: 34 (UHF)
(to move to 19 (UHF))
Virtual: 9 (PSIP)
SubchannelsSee Below
Translators30 (UHF) (9.5) Shelby
46 (UHF) (9.9) Statesville
W42DR-D 42 (UHF) (6.1) Marion
Telemundo (on DT2)
OwnerCox Media Group
(WSOC Television, LLC)
First air dateApril 28, 1957; 61 years ago (1957-04-28)
Call letters’ meaningWe Serve Our Community
Sounds Of Charlotte
(both from WSOC radio)
Sister station(s)WAXN-TV
Former channel number(s)Analog:
9 (VHF, 1957–2009)
Former affiliationsPrimary:
NBC (1957–1978)
ABC (1957–1967)
Laff TV (2015–2017)
Transmitter power1000 kW
720 kW (CP)
Height348 m (1,142 ft)
Facility ID74070
Transmitter coordinates35°15′42″N 80°43′37″W / 35.26167°N 80.72694°W / 35.26167; -80.72694Coordinates: 35°15′42″N 80°43′37″W / 35.26167°N 80.72694°W / 35.26167; -80.72694
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WSOC TV


StateNorth Carolina
Virtual Channel9
RF Channel34
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)348m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)565m
Network AffiliationABC
Contact Street 11901 North Tryon Street
Contact CityCharlotte
Contact StateNC
Contact Zip28206
Contact Phone704-335-4786
Additional DataFCC Station Information


WSOC TV is the Charlotte ABC network affiliate. As an ABC affiliate, WSOC News broadcasts Charlotte news along with the national entertainment from ABC programming. Also, WSOC TV covers Charlotte weather, and Charlotte sports. In addition to being known by its FCC call sign of WSOC TV, the station is also known by locals as Channel 9, or Charlotte ABC. You can watch WSOC TV online via WSOC live stream, or its collection of videos which are updated regularly.

Name: WSOC TV 9 Charlotte ABC
Call Sign: WSOC
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: Charlotte ABC Homepage

WSOC TV is one of the leading news outlets in Charlotte, NC. It has been on the air since 1957.

If you need an immediate report on Charlotte traffic then click on the website link above above, and you’ll be taken directly to the WSOC weather section. Also, if you’re looking for a report on Charlotte traffic, here is the WSOC Traffic Center. Finally, if you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

WSOC TV is owned by Cox Media Group. As stated, it is an affiliate of the ABC network. As an affiliate, Charlotte ABC tends to focus its coverage on Charlotte North Carolina News with broadcasts during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. Charlotte Channel 9 currently airs 34.5 hours of station produced news per week. The breakdown of newscasts is 5.5 hours on each weekday, and four hours on each day of the weekend. 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: PO Box 34665 Charlotte, NC 28234-4665. Phone: 704-338-9999. Fax: 704-335-4736. Email: