Fox 17 Grand Rapids

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Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo/Battle Creek, Michigan
United States
CityGrand Rapids, Michigan
BrandingFox 17 (general)
Fox 17 News (newscasts)
SloganOur West Michigan
ChannelsDigital: 19 (UHF)
Virtual: 17 (PSIP)
Subchannels(see article)
TranslatorsW17DF-D 17 Muskegon
W42CB-D 42 Hesperia
17 Battle Creek
30 Kalamazoo
OwnerTribune Broadcasting
FoundedJune 1, 1981
First air dateMarch 18, 1982 (36 years ago) (1982-03-18)
Call letters’ meaningWe’re FoX MIchigan (callsign predates network by three years)
Former callsignsWWMA-TV (1982–1983)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
17 (UHF, 1982–2009)
Former affiliationsAnalog/DT1:
Independent (1982–1987)
The Tube (2006–2007)
Transmitter power750 kW
Height334 m (1,096 ft)
Facility ID68433
Transmitter coordinates42°41′15″N 85°31′57″W / 42.68750°N 85.53250°W / 42.68750; -85.53250


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For Fox 17 Grand Rapids WXMI


Virtual Channel17
RF Channel19
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)725 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)306m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)546m
Network AffiliationFOX
Contact Street 13117 Plaza Drive NE
Contact CityGrand Rapids
Contact StateMI
Contact Zip49525
Contact Phone616-364-8722
Additional DataFCC Station Information

Fox 17 is a TV station in Grand Rapids, MI. 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 Fox 17 Grand Rapids WXMI, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WXMI. You can watch the station online via the Fox 17 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: Fox 17 Grand Rapids WXMI
Call Sign: WXMI
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: Fox 17 Homepage

If you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

Fox 17 is owned by Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC. It is an affiliate of the network Fox network. As an affiliate, Grand Rapids WXMI 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 Fox.

See WXMI’s FCC Profile

Fox 17 has a public information file maintained by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). To go directly to WXMI’s FCC file, click the FCC link above.

The FCC’s station profile will contain important information about Grand Rapids WXMI 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.

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: 3117 Plaza Dr NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525-2901. Phone: 616-364-8722. Fax: 616-364-8506. Email: