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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
United States
City Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Branding Channel 8 (general)
News 8 (newscasts)
MeTV Susquehanna Valley (on DT2)
Slogan Coverage You Can Count On
Channels Digital: 8 (VHF)
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
  • 8.1: 1080i 16:9 WGAL-DT
  • 8.2: 480i 4:3 WGAL-ME
  • 8.1: NBC
  • 8.2: MeTV
Owner Hearst Television
(Hearst Properties Inc.)
First air date March 18, 1949 (69 years ago) (1949-03-18)
Call letters’ meaning Greater Area of Lancaster
Wonderful Gardens At Lancaster
Former callsigns WGAL-TV (1949–1992)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 4 (VHF, 1949–1952)
  • 8 (VHF, 1952–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 58 (UHF, 1999–2009)
Former affiliations
  • All secondary:
  • CBS (1949–1963)
  • ABC (1949–1963)
  • DuMont (1949–1956)
  • DT2:
  • NBC WX+ (2006–2008)
  • This TV (2009–2014)
Transmitter power 32.2 kW
Height 419 m (1,375 ft)
Facility ID 53930
Transmitter coordinates 40°2?4?N 76°37?8?W / 40.03444°N 76.61889°W / 40.03444; -76.61889
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For News 8 Harrisburg WGAL NBC


State Pennsylvania
Country USA
Virtual Channel 8
RF Channel 8
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 5.395999908447266 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 415m
Latitude 40.034400939941406
Longitude -76.618896484375
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 552m
Callsign WGAL
MHZ 180
Network Affiliation NBC
Contact Street 1 WGAL
Contact Street 2 1300 Columbia Avenue
Contact City Lancaster
Contact State PA
Contact Zip 17603
Contact Phone 717-393-5851
Additional Data FCC Station Information

News 8 Harrisburg is a TV station in Harrisburg, PA. 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 News 8 Harrisburg WGAL NBC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WGAL. You can watch the station online via the News 8 Harrisburg live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: News 8 Harrisburg WGAL NBC
Call Sign: WGAL
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: News 8 Harrisburg Homepage

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News 8 Harrisburg is owned by Hearst Television. It is an affiliate of the network NBC network. As an affiliate, Harrisburg NBC 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: 1300 Columbia Ave Lancaster, PA 17603-4751. Phone: 717-393-5851. Fax: 717-295-7457. Email: [email protected]