Watch CBS 3 Champaign WCIA Online

Watch CBS 3 Champaign WCIA Online

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CBS 3 Champaign WCIA

WCIA

WCIA


WCIX
Champaign/Urbana/
Springfield/Decatur, Illinois
United States
CityChampaign, Illinois
BrandingWCIA 3 (general)
WCIA 3 News (newscasts)
X 49 (on DT2)
SloganYour Local News Leader
ChannelsDigital: 48 (UHF)
(to move to 34 (UHF))
Virtual: 3 (PSIP)
Subchannels3.1 CBS
3.2 MyNetworkTV
3.3 Bounce TV
3.4 Grit
TranslatorsWCIX-DT 49.2 (13.2 VHF) Springfield
AffiliationsCBS (Secondary through 1959)
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateNovember 14, 1953 (64 years ago) (1953-11-14)
Call letters’ meaningWe’re in the Central
Illinois Area
Sister station(s)WCIX, WHBF-TV, KLJB, KGCW, WMBD-TV, WTVO, WQRF-TV
Former channel number(s)Analog:
3 (VHF, 1953–2009)
Former affiliationsAll secondary:
NBC (1953–1959)
ABC (1953–1954)
DuMont (1953–1956)
DT2:
UPN (2002–2006, simulcast of WCFN)
Transmitter power1,000 kW
350 kW (CP)
Height245 m (804 ft)
294 m (965 ft) (CP)
Facility ID42124
Transmitter coordinates40°6′21″N 88°27′0″W / 40.10583°N 88.45000°W / 40.10583; -88.45000
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile
CDBS
Websiteillinoishomepage.net

 

Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 3 Champaign WCIA

 

StateIllinois
CityCHAMPAIGN
CountryUSA
Virtual Channel3
RF Channel48
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)245m
Latitude40.10580062866211
Longitude-88.44999694824219
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)461m
CallsignWCIA
MHZ590
Network AffiliationCBS
Nielsen DMACHAMPAIGN&SPRNGFLD-DECATUR
Contact Street 1509 South Neil
Contact CityChampaign
Contact StateIL
Contact Zip61820
Contact Phone217-356-8333
Websiteillinoishomepage.net/
Additional DataFCC Station Information

 

CBS 3 is a TV station in Champaign, IL. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and general entertainment programming. In addition to being known as CBS 3 Champaign WCIA, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WCIA. You can watch the station online via the CBS 3 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: CBS 3 Champaign WCIA
Call Sign: WCIA
Location: Champaign, Illinois, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: CBS 3 Homepage

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CBS 3 is owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Group. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Champaign WCIA 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: 509 S Neil St Champaign, IL 61820-5219. Phone: 217-356-8333. Fax: 217-373-3663. Email: news@wcia.com

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