Watch PBS Chicago WYCC Online

Watch PBS Chicago WYCC Online


PBS Chicago WYCC

Chicago, Illinois
United States
BrandingWYCC Worldview
ChannelsDigital: 47 (UHF)
(shared with WTTW; to move to 25 (UHF))
Virtual: 20 (PSIP)
AffiliationsMHz Worldview
OwnerWindow 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 power300 kW
250 kW (CP)
Height465 m (1,526 ft)
496 m (1,627 ft) (CP)
Facility ID12279
Transmitter coordinates41°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 authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile
WebsiteOfficial website


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For PBS Chicago WYCC


Virtual Channel20
RF Channel21
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)98.9000015258789 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)378m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)557m
Ref Azimuth225
Network AffiliationPBS
Contact Street 16258 S. Union Ave.
Contact CityChicago
Contact StateIL
Contact Zip60621
Contact Phone773-487-1325
Additional DataFCC 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:

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