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Sacramento–Stockton–Modesto, California
United States
CitySacramento, California
BrandingKCRA 3 (general)
KCRA 3 News (newscasts)
SloganWhere the News Comes First
ChannelsDigital: 35 (UHF)
Virtual: 3 (PSIP)
  • 3.1: NBC
  • 3.2: MeTV
OwnerHearst Television
(Hearst Stations Inc.)
First air dateSeptember 3, 1955 (63 years ago) (1955-09-03)
Call letters’ meaningMisspelled call letters for original radio sister; intended to be KRCA
Sister station(s)KQCA
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 3 (VHF, 1955–2009)
Former affiliationsDT2:
NBC Weather Plus (2005–2008)
Transmitter power1000 kW
Height579 m (1,900 ft)
Facility ID33875
Transmitter coordinates38°15?54?N 121°29?28?W / 38.26500°N 121.49111°W / 38.26500; -121.49111
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For NBC Sacramento KCRA


Virtual Channel3
RF Channel35
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)591m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)595m
Network AffiliationNBC
Contact Street 13 Television Circle
Contact CitySacramento
Contact StateCA
Contact Zip95814
Contact Phone916-325-3333
Additional DataFCC Station Information

NBC Sacramento is a TV station with its actual license in Modesto, CA. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts breaking news along with weather, traffic, sports, and general entertainment programming. In addition to being known as NBC Sacramento KCRA, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign KCRA. You can watch the station online via the NBC Sacramento live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: NBC Sacramento KCRA
Call Sign: KCRA
Location: Sacramento, California, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: NBC Sacramento Homepage

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NBC Sacramento is owned by Hearst Television. It is an affiliate of the network NBC network. As an affiliate, NBC Sacramento 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 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: 3 Television Cir Sacramento, CA 95814-0750. Phone: 916-446-3333. Fax: 916-441-4050. Email: newstips@kcra.com