Watch CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV Online

Watch CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV Online


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CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV

Green Bay, Wisconsin
United States
Branding Local 5 (general)
Local 5 News HD (newscasts)
Slogan Your Stories. Our Community.
Channels Digital: 39 (UHF)
(to move to 22 (UHF))
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Affiliations 5.1 CBS
5.2 Bounce TV
Owner Nexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air date December 10, 1953 (64 years ago) (1953-12-10)
(as WNAM-TV)
May 20, 1955 (1955-05-20)
(as WFRV)
Call letters’ meaning Wisconsin’s Fox River Valley
Sister station(s) WJMN-TV, WLAX / WEUX
Former callsigns WNAM-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 power 1,000 kW
Height 364 m (1,194 ft)
Facility ID 9635
Transmitter coordinates 44°20′1″N 87°58′56″W / 44.33361°N 87.98222°W / 44.33361; -87.98222
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV


State Wisconsin
Country USA
Virtual Channel 5
RF Channel 39
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 364m
Latitude 44.33359909057617
Longitude -87.9822006225586
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 614m
Callsign WFRV-TV
MHZ 518
Network Affiliation CBS
Contact Street 1 1181 East Mason Street
Contact City Green Bay
Contact State WI
Contact Zip 54301
Contact Phone 920-437-5411
Additional Data FCC 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: [email protected]om

1 thought on “Watch CBS 5 Green Bay WFRV Online

  1. you are having audio problems on your programs NCIS & FBI 12/18/2018. Music channel goes up and down in volume while voice shuts off completely, someone is turning knobs. I recieve your Channel from Spectrum. Just letting you know.

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