Watch CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH Online

Watch CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH Online


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CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH

Syracuse, New York
United States
Branding CBS 5 (general)
CBS 5 News (newscasts)
CNY Central (weekend simulcasts with WSTM)
Channels Digital: 47 (UHF)
(to move to 18 (UHF))
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Affiliations 5.1: CBS (Secondary through 1962)
5.2: Charge!
5.3: TBD
Owner Granite Broadcasting
(WTVH License LLC)
Operator Sinclair Broadcast Group
(via JSA/SSA)
First air date December 1, 1948 (69 years ago) (1948-12-01)
Call letters’ meaning Television WHEN (former callsign)
Sister station(s) WSTM-TV, WSTQ-LP
Former callsigns WHEN-TV (1948–1976)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
8 (VHF, 1948–1961)
5 (VHF, 1961–2009)
Former affiliations All secondary:
NBC (1948–1950)
ABC (1948–1962)
DuMont (1948–1955)
Grit (2015–2017)
Transmitter power 500 kW
274 kW (CP)
Height 290.1 m (952 ft)
Class DT
Facility ID 74151
Transmitter coordinates 42°57′19″N 76°6′33″W / 42.95528°N 76.10917°W / 42.95528; -76.10917
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 5 Syracuse WTVH


State New York
Country USA
Virtual Channel 5
RF Channel 47
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 500 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 290m
Latitude 42.955299377441406
Longitude -76.1093978881836
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 575m
Callsign WTVH
MHZ 494
Network Affiliation CBS
Contact Street 1 1030 James Street
Contact City Syracuse
Contact State NY
Contact Zip 13203
Contact Phone 315-477-9400
Additional Data FCC 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: [email protected]