CBS 2 Pittsburgh KDKA

CBS 2 Pittsburgh KDKA


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CBS 2 Pittsburgh KDKA

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
United States
BrandingKDKA-TV (general)
KDKA-TV News (newscasts)
SloganExpect More (general)
Pittsburgh’s News, Period (news)
Your Steeler Station (during NFL season)
ChannelsDigital: 25 (UHF)
Virtual: 2 (PSIP)
Subchannels2.1 CBS
2.2 Start TV
AffiliationsCBS (O&O) (secondary until 1955)
OwnerCBS Corporation
(CBS Broadcasting Inc.)
First air dateJanuary 11, 1949 (69 years ago) (1949-01-11)
Call letters’ meaningderived from former sister station KDKA radio
Sister station(s)WPCW
Former callsignsWDTV (1949–1955)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
3 (VHF, 1949–1952)
2 (VHF, 1952–2009)
Former affiliationsPrimary:
DuMont (1949–1955)
NBC (1949–1957)
ABC (1949–1958)
Decades (2015–2018)
Transmitter power1000 kW
Height311 m (1,020 ft)
Facility ID25454
Transmitter coordinates40°29′38″N 80°1′9″W / 40.49389°N 80.01917°W / 40.49389; -80.01917Coordinates: 40°29′38″N 80°1′9″W / 40.49389°N 80.01917°W / 40.49389; -80.01917
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 2 Pittsburgh KDKA


Virtual Channel2
RF Channel25
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)311m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)616m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 1420 Fort Duquesne Blvd.
Contact Street 2Suite 100
Contact CityPittsburgh
Contact StatePA
Contact Zip15222
Contact Phone412-575-2200
Additional DataFCC Station Information


CBS 2 is a TV station in Pittsburgh, PA. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts a mix of local news, weather, traffic, sports, and entertainment. In addition to being known as CBS 2 Pittsburgh, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign KDKA. You can watch the station online via the CBS 2 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: CBS 2 Pittsburgh KDKA
Call Sign: KDKA
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: CBS 2 Homepage

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CBS 2 is owned by the CBS Corporation. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Pittsburgh KDKA 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 CBS.

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: 1 Gateway Ctr Pittsburgh, PA 15229. Phone: 412-575-2200. Fax: 412-575-2871. Email: