KMBC 9 Kansas City ABC

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Kansas City, Missouriย–Kansas City, Kansas
United States
CityKansas City, Missouri
Branding(Today’s) KMBC 9 (general)
KMBC 9 News (newscasts)
SloganThe Team You Trust
ChannelsDigital: 29 (UHF)
Virtual: 9 (PSIP)
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: MeTV
OwnerHearst Television
(Hearst Stations Inc.)
First air dateAugust 2, 1953 (65 years ago) (1953-08-02)
Call letters’ meaningK
(founding owners)
Sister station(s)KCWE
Former callsignsWHB-TV (shared operation, 1953ย–1954)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 9 (VHF, 1953ย–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 7 (VHF, 2002ย–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • CBS (1953ย–1955)
  • Secondary:
  • NTA (1956ย–1961)
  • DT2:
  • AccuWX (2008ย–2011)
Transmitter power1,000 kW
Height358 m (1,175 ft)
Facility ID65686
Transmitter coordinates39ยฐ5?1?N 94ยฐ30?58?W / 39.08361ยฐN 94.51611ยฐW / 39.08361; -94.51611Coordinates: 39ยฐ5?1?N 94ยฐ30?58?W / 39.08361ยฐN 94.51611ยฐW / 39.08361; -94.51611
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For KMBC 9 Kansas City ABC


Virtual Channel9
RF Channel29
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)358m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)614m
Network AffiliationABC
Contact Street 16455 Winchester Avenue
Contact CityKansas City
Contact StateMO
Contact Zip64133
Contact Phone816-221-9999
Additional DataFCC Station Information

KMBC 9 is a TV station in Kansas City, MO. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts news, weather, traffic, sports, and a variety of entertainment programming. In addition to being known as KMBC 9 Kansas City ABC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign KMBC. You can watch the station online via the KMBC 9 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: KMBC 9 Kansas City ABC
Call Sign: KMBC
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: KMBC 9 Homepage

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KMBC 9 is owned by Hearst Television. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, Kansas City ABC 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 ABC.

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: 6455 Winchester Ave Kansas City, MO 64133-4609. Phone: 816-221-9999. Fax: 816-421-4163. Email: