CBS Indianapolis WISH

CBS Indianapolis WISH

CBS

CBS Indianapolis WISH

WISH-TV
WISH-TV
Indianapolis, Indiana
United States
BrandingWISH-TV (general)
News 8 (newscasts)
SloganToday, Tomorrow, Always. (primary)
Your Local News Source (news)
ChannelsDigital: 9 (VHF)
(shared with WNDY-TV)
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
TranslatorsWIIH-CD 17 (UHF) Indianapolis
Affiliations
  • .1: The CW
  • .2: GetTV
  • .3: Justice Network
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateJuly 1, 1954 (64 years ago) (1954-07-01)
Call letters’ meaningPronounced as wish
(as in making a wish)
Sister station(s)WNDY-TV
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 8 (VHF, 1954–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • ABC (1954–1956)
  • CBS (1956–2014)
  • Secondary:
  • DuMont (1954–1955)
  • NBC (1954–1956)
  • NTA (1958–1959)
  • DT2:
  • LWS/WIIH-CD (2009–2016)
  • DT3:
  • Weather Radar (2009–2016)
Transmitter power22.8 kW (main signal)
15 kW (fill-in translator)
Height284 m (932 ft) (main signal)
190.5 m (625 ft) (fill-in translator)
Facility ID39269
Transmitter coordinates39°53′25.0″N 86°12′20.0″W / 39.890278°N 86.205556°W / 39.890278; -86.205556Coordinates: 39°53′25.0″N 86°12′20.0″W / 39.890278°N 86.205556°W / 39.890278; -86.205556
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile
CDBS
Websitewishtv.com

 

Detailed Antenna Reception Information For

 

StateIndiana
CityINDIANAPOLIS
CountryUSA
Virtual Channel8
RF Channel9
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)19.5 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)284m
Latitude39.89030075073242
Longitude-86.20559692382812
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)535m
CallsignWISH-TV
MHZ186
Network AffiliationCBS
Nielsen DMAINDIANAPOLIS
Contact Street 11950 N. Meridian St.
Contact CityIndianapolis
Contact StateIN
Contact Zip46202
Contact Phone317-956-8888
Websitewww.wishtv.com
Additional DataFCC Station Information