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Des Moines, Iowa
United States
Branding KCCI 8 News
MeTV Des Moines (DT2)
My Des Moines (DT3)
Slogan Iowa’s News Leader
Channels Digital: 8 (VHF)
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
Subchannels 8.1 CBS
8.2 MeTV
8.3 MyNetworkTV/H&I
Affiliations CBS
Owner Hearst Television
(Hearst Properties Inc.)
First air date July 31, 1955 (63 years ago) (1955-07-31)
Call letters’ meaning Cowles Communications Incorporated
(founding owners)
Sister station(s) Omaha, NE: KETV
Kansas City, MO: KMBC-TV, KCWE
Former callsigns KRNT-TV (1955–1974)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
8 (VHF, 1955–2009)
31 (UHF, 2002–2009)
Transmitter power 28.3 kW
Height 597 m (1,959 ft)
Class DT
Facility ID 33710
Transmitter coordinates 41°48?35?N 93°37?16?W / 41.80972°N 93.62111°W / 41.80972; -93.62111
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For KCCI Ames CBS


State Iowa
Country USA
Virtual Channel 8
RF Channel 8
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 29.378999710083008 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 566m
Latitude 41.80970001220703
Longitude -93.62110137939453
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 856m
Callsign KCCI
MHZ 180
Network Affiliation CBS
Contact Street 1 888 Ninth Street
Contact City Des Moines
Contact State IA
Contact Zip 50309
Contact Phone 515-247-8888
Additional Data FCC Station Information

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

Name: KCCI Ames CBS
Call Sign: KCCI
Location: Ames, Iowa, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: KCCI Ames Homepage

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KCCI Ames is owned by Hearst Television. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, KCCI Ames 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: 888 9th St Des Moines, IA 50309-1288. Phone: 515-247-8888. Fax: 515-244-0202. Email: [email protected]