Watch PBS Chicago WYCC Online

Watch PBS Chicago WYCC Online


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PBS Chicago WYCC

Chicago, Illinois
United States
Branding WYCC Worldview
Channels Digital: 47 (UHF)
(shared with WTTW; to move to 25 (UHF))
Virtual: 20 (PSIP)
Affiliations MHz Worldview
Owner Window to the World Communications, Inc.
First air date
  • September 1965 (53 years ago) (1965-09) (original incarnation)
  • February 2, 1983 (35 years ago) (1983-02-02)
Call letters’ meaning
  • We’re
  • Your
  • City
  • Colleges
  • (previous licensee)
Sister station(s) WTTW, WFMT
Former callsigns
  • WXXW (1965–1974)
  • Digital:
  • WYCC-DT (2000–2009)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 20 (UHF, 1983–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 21 (UHF, until 2018)
Former affiliations
  • ITV (1965–1974)
  • Dark (1974–1983, 2017–2018)
  • PBS (1983–2017)
Transmitter power 300 kW
250 kW (CP)
Height 465 m (1,526 ft)
496 m (1,627 ft) (CP)
Facility ID 12279
Transmitter coordinates 41°52′44.1″N 87°38′10.2″W / 41.878917°N 87.636167°W / 41.878917; -87.636167Coordinates: 41°52′44.1″N 87°38′10.2″W / 41.878917°N 87.636167°W / 41.878917; -87.636167
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
Website Official website


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For PBS Chicago WYCC


State Illinois
Country USA
Virtual Channel 20
RF Channel 21
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 98.9000015258789 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 378m
Latitude 41.89889907836914
Longitude -87.62310028076172
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 557m
Ref Azimuth 225
Callsign WYCC
MHZ 668
Network Affiliation PBS
Contact Street 1 6258 S. Union Ave.
Contact City Chicago
Contact State IL
Contact Zip 60621
Contact Phone 773-487-1325
Additional Data FCC Station Information


PBS Chicago WYCC is a TV broadcaster located in Chicago, IL. It’s a local PBS station that provides public programming to the area, including educational and cultural programs, popular TV series, and children’s shows. You can watch the channel online via its video-on-demand collection, updated regularly.

Name: PBS Chicago WYCC
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genre: PBS
Website: WYCC Public Television Homepage

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WYCC Public Television is owned by the City Colleges of Chicago. It is a member of the PBS network.

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: 6258 S Union Ave Chicago, IL 60621-2041. Phone: 773-224-3300. Fax: 773-783-2906. Email: [email protected]