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More Facts About CBS 6 Albany WRGB
|Schenectady–Albany–Troy, New York|
|City||Schenectady, New York|
CBS 6 News
|Channels||Digital: 6 (VHF)|
Virtual: 6 (PSIP)
|Translators||19 (UHF) Pittsfield, Massachusetts|
24 (UHF) Kingston
39 (UHF) Schenectady
WCWN-DT 45.3 (UHF) Schenectady
|Owner||Sinclair Broadcast Group|
(WRGB Licensee, LLC)
|Founded||January 13, 1928 (1928-01-13)|
(as experimental station W2XB)
|First air date||February 26, 1942 (1942-02-26)|
|Call letters’ meaning||Walter Ransom Gail Baker|
(GE engineer and head of NTSC)
|Former channel number(s)|
|Transmitter power||30.2 kW|
|Height||392 m (1,286 ft)|
|Public license information:||Profile|
More Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 6 Albany WRGB
|Effective Radiated Power (ERP)||4.464000225067139 kW|
|Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)||426m|
|Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)||681m|
|Contact Street 1||WRGB|
|Contact Street 2||1400 Balltown Rd|
|Additional Data||FCC 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, WRBG TV 6 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.
WRGB 6 was the first station in the market to produce news, sports, and weather in high definition, beginning in January 2008. They pride themselves on weather coverage for the local area with frequent updates that include school closings. CBS WRGB Albany was first to post weather forecasts on the World Wide Web, and won an Emmy in 1998 for Chief Meterologist Steve Lapointe’s work over two days during an outbreak of severe weather. They purchased their own weather radar called “Instant Doppler 6” in 2000, another market first. WRGB TV also encourages viewers to submit their own weather observations from the surrounding area, including snowfall and other current conditions. WRGB TV 6 delays the CBS Evening News for half an hour on weekdays, in order to provide an extra half hour of local news and weather.
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 touchâ€”
By mail: 1400 Balltown Rd Schenectady, NY 12309-4335. Phone: 518-346-6666. Fax: 518-346-6249. Email: [email protected]