CBS 5 Charleston WCSC

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More Facts About CBS 5 Charleston WCSC Live

Charleston, South Carolina
United States
Branding Live 5 (general)
Live 5 News (newscasts)
Bounce Charleston (on DT2)
Slogan The Lowcountry’s News Leader
On Your Side (secondary)
Channels Digital: 19 (UHF)
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Subchannels 5.1 CBS
5.2 Bounce TV
5.3 Grit TV
Owner Raycom Media
(sale to Gray Television pending)
(WCSC License Subsidiary, LLC)
First air date June 19, 1953 (65 years ago) (1953-06-19)
Call letters’ meaning Wonderful Charleston,
South Carolina
Former channel number(s) Analog:
5 (VHF, 1953–2009)
47 (UHF, until 2018)
Former affiliations All secondary:
NBC (1953–1954)
ABC (1953–1962)
DuMont (1953–1955)
Transmitter power 625 kW
Height 521 m (1,709 ft)
Facility ID 71297
Transmitter coordinates 32°55?29?N 79°41?57?W / 32.92472°N 79.69917°W / 32.92472; -79.69917
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 5 Charleston WCSC


State South Carolina
Country USA
Virtual Channel 5
RF Channel 47
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 521m
Latitude 32.924400329589844
Longitude -79.69940185546875
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 525m
Callsign WCSC-TV
MHZ 500
Network Affiliation CBS
Contact Street 1 2126 Charlie Hall Boulevard
Contact City Charleston
Contact State SC
Contact Zip 29414
Contact Phone 843-402-5555
Additional Data FCC Station Information

CBS 5 News is a TV station in Charleston, SC. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts news programs, entertainment TV, lifestyle shows, and sports. In addition to being known as CBS 5 News Charleston WCSC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WCSC. You can watch the station online via the CBS 5 News live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: CBS 5 News Charleston WCSC
Call Sign: WCSC
Location: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: CBS 5 News Homepage

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CBS 5 News is owned by Raycom Media. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Charleston WCSC 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: 2126 Charlie Hall Blvd Charleston, SC 29414-5832. Phone: 843-402-5555. Fax: 843-402-5744. Email: [email protected]