CBS 6 Albany WRGB

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Schenectady–Albany–Troy, New York
United States
CitySchenectady, New York
BrandingCBS 6
CBS 6 News
ChannelsDigital: 6 (VHF)
Virtual: 6 (PSIP)
  • .1: 1080i WRGB-HD
  • .2: 480i (w) TBD
  • .3: 480i Comet
Translators19 (UHF) Pittsfield, Massachusetts
24 (UHF) Kingston
39 (UHF) Schenectady
WCWN-DT 45.3 (UHF) Schenectady
  • .1: CBS (secondary 1942–1954; primary since 1981)
  • .2: TBD
  • .3: Comet
OwnerSinclair Broadcast Group
(WRGB Licensee, LLC)
FoundedJanuary 13, 1928 (90 years ago) (1928-01-13)
(as experimental station W2XB)
First air dateFebruary 26, 1942 (76 years ago) (1942-02-26)
Call letters’ meaningWalter Ransom Gail Baker
(GE engineer and head of NTSC)
Sister station(s)WCWN
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 3 (VHF, 1938–1946)
  • 4 (VHF, 1946–1954)
  • 6 (VHF, 1954–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 39 (UHF, 2003–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • NBC (1942–1981)
  • Secondary:
  • ABC (1948–1953)
  • DuMont (1946–1954)
Transmitter power30.2 kW
Height392 m (1,286 ft)
Facility ID73942
Transmitter coordinates42°37′31.3″N 74°0′36.7″W / 42.625361°N 74.010194°W / 42.625361; -74.010194Coordinates: 42°37′31.3″N 74°0′36.7″W / 42.625361°N 74.010194°W / 42.625361; -74.010194
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


More Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 6 Albany WRGB


StateNew York
Virtual Channel6
RF Channel6
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)4.464000225067139 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)426m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)681m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 1WRGB
Contact Street 21400 Balltown Rd
Contact CitySchenectady
Contact StateNY
Contact Zip12309
Contact Phone518-346-6666
Additional DataFCC Station Information

CBS 6 is a TV station in Albany, NY. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, sports, politics, and a selection of entertainment programming. In addition to being known as CBS 6 Albany WRGB, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WRGB. You can watch the station online via the CBS 6 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: CBS 6 Albany WRGB
Call Sign: WRGB
Location: Albany, New York, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: CBS 6 Homepage

If you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

CBS 6 is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Albany WRGB 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.

See WRGB’s FCC Profile

CBS 6 has a public information file maintained by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). To go directly to WRGB’s FCC file, click the FCC link above.

The FCC’s station profile will contain important information about Albany WRGB that falls within the public domain. For example, it may disclose such details as political advertisement time the station has sold (or given away), ownership particulars, or pending applications for programming changes.

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: 1400 Balltown Rd Schenectady, NY 12309-4335. Phone: 518-346-6666. Fax: 518-346-6249. Email: