Watch CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV Online

Watch CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV Online


CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV

Green Bay, Wisconsin
United States
BrandingLocal 5 (general)
Local 5 News HD (newscasts)
SloganYour Stories. Our Community.
ChannelsDigital: 39 (UHF)
(to move to 22 (UHF))
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Affiliations5.1 CBS
5.2 Bounce TV
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateDecember 10, 1953 (64 years ago) (1953-12-10)
(as WNAM-TV)
May 20, 1955 (1955-05-20)
(as WFRV)
Call letters’ meaningWisconsin’s Fox River Valley
Sister station(s)WJMN-TV, WLAX / WEUX
Former callsignsWNAM-TV (1953–1955)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 42 (UHF, 1953–1955)
  • 5 (VHF, 1955–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • ABC (1953–1959, 1983–1992)
  • NBC (1959–1983)
  • Secondary:
  • DuMont (1953–1955)
  • NTA (1956–1961)
Transmitter power1,000 kW
Height364 m (1,194 ft)
Facility ID9635
Transmitter coordinates44°20′1″N 87°58′56″W / 44.33361°N 87.98222°W / 44.33361; -87.98222
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV


Virtual Channel5
RF Channel39
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)364m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)614m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 11181 East Mason Street
Contact CityGreen Bay
Contact StateWI
Contact Zip54301
Contact Phone920-437-5411
Additional DataFCC Station Information


CBS 5 is a TV station in Green Bay, WI. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and general entertainment. In addition to being known as CBS 5 Green Bay, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WFRV. You can watch the CBS 5 live stream and collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV
Call Sign: WFRV
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: CBS 5 Homepage

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CBS 5 is owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Group. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Green Bay WFRV 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: 1181 E Mason St Green Bay, WI 54301-3499. Phone: 920-437-5411. Fax: 920-437-5769. Email:

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