Fox 17 Grand Rapids

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More Facts About Fox 17 Grand Rapida WXMI

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Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo/Battle Creek, Michigan
United States
City Grand Rapids, Michigan
Branding Fox 17 (general)
Fox 17 News (newscasts)
Slogan Our West Michigan
Channels Digital: 19 (UHF)
Virtual: 17 (PSIP)
Subchannels (see article)
Translators W17DF-D 17 Muskegon
W42CB-D 42 Hesperia
17 Battle Creek
30 Kalamazoo
Affiliations Fox
Owner Tribune Broadcasting
Founded June 1, 1981
First air date March 18, 1982 (36 years ago) (1982-03-18)
Call letters’ meaning We’re FoX MIchigan (callsign predates network by three years)
Former callsigns WWMA-TV (1982–1983)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
17 (UHF, 1982–2009)
Former affiliations Analog/DT1:
Independent (1982–1987)
The Tube (2006–2007)
Transmitter power 750 kW
Height 334 m (1,096 ft)
Facility ID 68433
Transmitter coordinates 42°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


State Michigan
Country USA
Virtual Channel 17
RF Channel 19
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 725 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 306m
Latitude 42.6875
Longitude -85.53250122070312
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 546m
Callsign WXMI
MHZ 500
Network Affiliation FOX
Contact Street 1 3117 Plaza Drive NE
Contact City Grand Rapids
Contact State MI
Contact Zip 49525
Contact Phone 616-364-8722
Additional Data FCC 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: [email protected]