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WVTV

WVTV


WCGV
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
United States
BrandingCW 18
SloganDare to Defy
(from The CW’s national branding)
ChannelsDigital: 18 (UHF)
(to move to 27 (UHF))
Virtual: 18 (PSIP)
SubchannelsSee Below
AffiliationsThe CW
MyNetworkTV (on DT2)
OwnerSinclair Broadcast Group
(WVTV Licensee, Inc.)
First air dateOctober 3, 1953 (64 years ago) (1953-10-03)
Call letters’ meaningVariation of calls of former sister stations WTVT and KTVT under Gaylord Broadcasting ownership
Sister station(s)WVTV-DT2 (sharing WVTV’s spectrum)
Green Bay: WLUK-TV, WCWF
Madison: WMSN-TV
Former callsigns
  • WOKY-TV (1953–1955)
  • WXIX-TV (1955–1963)
  • WUHF-TV (1963–1966)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 19 (UHF, 1953–1958)
  • 18 (UHF, 1958–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 61 (UHF, 2003–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • ABC (1953–1955)
  • CBS (1955–1959)
  • Independent (1959–1997)
  • The WB (1997–2006)
  • Secondary:
  • DuMont (1953–1955)
  • ABC (1960–1981)
  • CBS (1960–1981)
  • NBC (1960–1994)
Transmitter power745 kW
475 kW (CP)
Height302.4 m (992 ft)
356 m (1,168 ft) (CP)
Facility ID74174
Transmitter coordinates43°5?46.2?N 87°54?15?W / 43.096167°N 87.90417°W / 43.096167; -87.90417Coordinates: 43°5?46.2?N 87°54?15?W / 43.096167°N 87.90417°W / 43.096167; -87.90417
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile
CDBS
Websitecw18milwaukee.com

 

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StateWisconsin
CityMILWAUKEE
CountryUSA
Virtual Channel18
RF Channel18
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)368.3699951171875 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)302m
Latitude43.09560012817383
Longitude-87.90470123291016
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)499m
CallsignWVTV
MHZ548
Network AffiliationCW
Nielsen DMAMILWAUKEE
Contact Street 111520 W Calumet Road
Contact CityMilwaukee
Contact StateWI
Contact Zip53224
Contact Phone414-815-4100
Websitecw18milwaukee.com
Additional DataFCC Station Information