CBS San Francisco KPIX


CBS San Francisco KPIX


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CBS San Francisco KPIX

San Francisco Bay Area, California
United States
CitySan Francisco, California
BrandingKPIX 5 (general)
KPIX 5 News(newscasts)
(call letters are sounded out)
SloganExpect More
ChannelsDigital: 29 (UHF)
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
  • 5.1: CBS (O&O)
  • 5.2: Start TV
OwnerCBS Corporation
(CBS Broadcasting Inc.)
First air dateDecember 22, 1948 (69 years ago) (1948-12-22)
Call letters’ meaningPIX is an abbreviation of pictures
Sister station(s)KBCW
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 5 (VHF, 1948–2009)
Former affiliations
  • All secondary:
  • NBC (1948–1949)
  • DuMont (1949–1956)
  • Paramount (1949–1956)
  • DT2:
  • Decades (2015–2018)
Transmitter power1000 kW
Height511.7 m (1,679 ft)
Facility ID25452
Transmitter coordinates37°45′19″N122°27′10″W / 37.75528°N 122.45278°W / 37.75528; -122.45278Coordinates: 37°45′19″N122°27′10″W / 37.75528°N 122.45278°W / 37.75528; -122.45278
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile

Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 5 Oakland KPIX

Virtual Channel5
RF Channel29
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)506m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)538m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 1855 Battery St.
Contact CitySan Francisco
Contact StateCA
Contact Zip94111
Contact Phone415-362-5550
Additional DataFCC Station Information

CBS 5 is a TV station in Oakland, CA. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts a mix of local news, weather, traffic, sports, and entertainment. In addition to being known as CBS 5 Oakland KPIX, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign KPIX. You can watch the station online via the CBS 5 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: CBS 5 Oakland KPIX
Call Sign: KPIX
Location: Oakland, California, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: CBS 5 Homepage

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CBS 5 is owned by the CBS Corporation. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Oakland KPIX 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: 855 Battery St San Francisco, CA 94111-1597. Phone: 415-765-8610. Fax: 415-765-8916. Email: [email protected]