NBC 5 Burlington WPTZ

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Plattsburgh, New York–
Burlington, Vermont/
Montreal, Quebec
United States/Canada
CityPlattsburgh, New York
BrandingNBC 5
NBC 5 News
The Valley’s MeTV (on DT3)
SloganCovering the Champlain Valley and Beyond
ChannelsDigital: 14 (UHF)
(shared with WNNE)
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Subchannels5.1 NBC
5.3 MeTV
AffiliationsNBC (secondary through 1968)
OwnerHearst Television
(Hearst Stations Inc.)
First air dateDecember 8, 1954 (63 years ago) (1954-12-08)
Call letters’ meaningPlatTZburgh (sic)
Sister station(s)WNNE, WCVB-TV, WMUR-TV, WMTW
Former callsignsWIRI (1954–1956)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
5 (VHF, 1954–2009)
Former affiliationsBoth secondary:
DuMont (1954–1955)
ABC (1954–1968)
NBC WX+ (2006–2009)
This TV (2009–2013)
The CW (2013–2018, now on WNNE)
Transmitter power650 kW
Height845 m (2,772 ft)
Facility ID57476
Transmitter coordinates44°31?32.1?N 72°48?56.4?W / 44.525583°N 72.815667°W / 44.525583; -72.815667
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For NBC 5 Burlington WPTZ


Virtual Channel5
RF Channel14
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)650 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)845m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)1,270m
Network AffiliationNBC
Contact Street 15 Television Drive
Contact CityPlattsburgh
Contact StateNY
Contact Zip12901
Contact Phone518-561-5555
Additional DataFCC Station Information


NBC 5 is a TV station in Burlington, VT. It covers Burlington news, Burlington weather, traffic, sports, and general entertainment programming. In addition to being known as NBC 5 Burlington, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WPTZ. You can watch the station online via the NBC 5 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: NBC 5 Burlington WPTZ
Call Sign: WPTZ
Location: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: NBC 5 Homepage

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

NBC 5 is owned by Hearst Television. It is an affiliate of the network NBC network. As an affiliate, Burlington WPTZ 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 NBC.

Contact NBC 5 Burlington

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: PO Box 1310 White River Junction, VT 05001-1310. Phone: 802-295-3100. Fax: 802-295-9056. Email: sgorin@hearst.com