Watch KRON 4 San Francisco Online

Watch KRON 4 San Francisco Online


KRON 4 San Francisco

San Francisco Bay Area, California
United States
CitySan Francisco, California
BrandingKRON 4 (general)
(MyNetworkTV promos)
KRON 4 News (newscasts)
(callsign pronounced as Chron as in Chronicle)
SloganThe Bay Area’s Local News Station
ChannelsDigital: 38 (UHF)
(to move to 7 (VHF))
Virtual: 4 (PSIP)
  • .1: MyNetworkTV
  • .2: Sky Link TV
  • .3: getTV
  • .4: Grit
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateNovember 15, 1949 (68 years ago) (1949-11-15)
Call letters’ meaningSan Francisco CHRONicle (sic)
(former co-owned newspaper)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 4 (VHF, 1949–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 57 (UHF, 2004–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • NBC (1949–2001)
  • Independent (2001–2006)
  • Secondary:
  • NBC (2010–2011)
Transmitter power1000 kW
50 kW (CP)
Height511.7 m (1,679 ft)
507.2 m (1,664 ft) (CP)
Facility ID65526
Transmitter coordinates37°45′19″N 122°27′10″W / 37.75528°N 122.45278°W / 37.75528; -122.45278Coordinates: 37°45′19″N 122°27′10″W / 37.75528°N 122.45278°W / 37.75528; -122.45278
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For KRON 4 San Francisco


Virtual Channel4
RF Channel38
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)712.4199829101562 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)446m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)477m
Network AffiliationMNT
Contact Street 1900 Front Street, Third Floor
Contact CitySan Francisco
Contact StateCA
Contact Zip94111
Contact Phone415-441-4444
Additional DataFCC Station Information


KRON 4 is a TV station in San Francisco, CA. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts a varied selection of general entertainment, sports, lifestyle shows, and local news. In addition to being known as KRON 4 San Francisco, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign KRON. You can watch the station online via the KRON 4 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: KRON 4 San Francisco
Call Sign: KRON
Location: San Francisco, California, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: KRON 4 Homepage

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KRON 4 is owned by Media General. It is an affiliate of the network MyNetworkTV network. As an affiliate, San Francisco 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 MyNetworkTV.

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: 1001 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA 94109-6982. Phone: 415-441-4444. Fax: 415-561-8136. Email:

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