Watch CBS 8 Montgomery WAKA Online

Watch CBS 8 Montgomery WAKA Online


CBS 8 Montgomery WAKA



Selma–Montgomery, Alabama
United States
CitySelma, Alabama
BrandingCBS 8 (general)
Alabama News Network (newscasts)
Me-TV Montgomery
(on DT2)
ChannelsDigital: 42 (UHF)
(to move to 25 (UHF))
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
Subchannels8.1 CBS
8.2 MeTV
8.3 Ion Television
AffiliationsCBS (1973–present)
OwnerBahakel Communications
(Alabama Broadcasting Partners)
First air dateMarch 17, 1960 (58 years ago) (1960-03-17)
Call letters’ meaningWe Always Know Alabama
Sister station(s)WBMM
WCOV-TV (news share agreement)
Former callsignsWSLA (1960–1984)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
8 (VHF, 1960–2008)
55 (UHF, 2005–2008)
Former affiliationsIndependent (1960)
ABC (1960–1968)
Dark (1968–1973)
Transmitter power1,000 kW
707 kW (CP)
Height496 m (1,627 ft)
495 m (1,624 ft) (CP)
Facility ID701
Transmitter coordinates32°8′57″N 86°46′43″W / 32.14917°N 86.77861°W / 32.14917; -86.77861
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 8 Montgomery WAKA


Virtual Channel8
RF Channel42
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)786.7999877929688 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)507m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)588m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 13251 Harrison Road
Contact CityMontgomery
Contact StateAL
Contact Zip36109
Contact Phone334-271-8888
Additional DataFCC Station Information


CBS 8 is a TV station in Montgomery, AL. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts news, weather, traffic, sports, and a variety of entertainment programming. In addition to being known as CBS 8 Montgomery WAKA, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WAKA. You can watch the station online via the CBS 8 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: CBS 8 Montgomery WAKA
Call Sign: WAKA
Location: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: CBS 8 Homepage

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CBS 8 is owned by Bahaktel Communications. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Montgomery WAKA 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: 3020 Eastern Blvd Montgomery, AL 36116-1500. Phone: 334-271-8888. Fax: 334-244-7859. Email:

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