Watch CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH Online

Watch CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH Online


CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH

Syracuse, New York
United States
BrandingCBS 5 (general)
CBS 5 News (newscasts)
CNY Central (weekend simulcasts with WSTM)
ChannelsDigital: 47 (UHF)
(to move to 18 (UHF))
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Affiliations5.1: CBS (Secondary through 1962)
5.2: Charge!
5.3: TBD
OwnerGranite Broadcasting
(WTVH License LLC)
OperatorSinclair Broadcast Group
(via JSA/SSA)
First air dateDecember 1, 1948 (69 years ago) (1948-12-01)
Call letters’ meaningTelevision WHEN (former callsign)
Sister station(s)WSTM-TV, WSTQ-LP
Former callsignsWHEN-TV (1948–1976)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
8 (VHF, 1948–1961)
5 (VHF, 1961–2009)
Former affiliationsAll secondary:
NBC (1948–1950)
ABC (1948–1962)
DuMont (1948–1955)
Grit (2015–2017)
Transmitter power500 kW
274 kW (CP)
Height290.1 m (952 ft)
Facility ID74151
Transmitter coordinates42°57′19″N 76°6′33″W / 42.95528°N 76.10917°W / 42.95528; -76.10917
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH


StateNew York
Virtual Channel5
RF Channel47
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)500 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)290m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)575m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 11030 James Street
Contact CitySyracuse
Contact StateNY
Contact Zip13203
Contact Phone315-477-9400
Additional DataFCC Station Information


CBS 5 is a TV station in Syracuse, NY. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news plus sports, lifestyle shows, and general entertainment. In addition to being known as CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WTVH. You can get Syracuse, NY breaking news with the CBS 5 live stream. Also, the station has a great collection of videos which are updated regularly.

Name: CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH
Call Sign: WTVH
Location: Syracuse, New York, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: CBS 5 Homepage

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CBS 5 is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Syracuse WTVH 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: 1030 James St Syracuse, NY 13203-2704. Phone: 315-477-9400. Fax: 315-474-5122. Email:

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