Watch Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD Online

Watch Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD Online


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Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD




Quad Cities, Illinois–Iowa
United States
City Moline, Illinois
Branding WQAD News 8 (general)
My TV 8-3 (on DT3)
Slogan Hard Work, Determination (That’s What We Stand For at WQAD News 8). (primary)
Channels Digital: 38 (UHF)
(to move to 31 (UHF))
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: Antenna TV
  • .3: MyNetworkTV
  • .4: Justice Network
Owner Tribune Broadcasting
(WQAD License, LLC)
First air date August 1, 1963 (55 years ago) (1963-08-01)
Call letters’ meaning Quad Cities
Sister station(s) Chicago: WGN-TV
Des Moines: WHO-DT
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 8 (VHF, 1963–2009)
Transmitter power 1,000 kW
868 kW (CP)
Height 334 m (1,096 ft)
329 m (1,079 ft) (CP)
Facility ID 73319
Transmitter coordinates 41°18′44″N 90°22′46″W / 41.31222°N 90.37944°W / 41.31222; -90.37944
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
Website (DT3)


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD


State Illinois
Country USA
Virtual Channel 8
RF Channel 38
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 334m
Latitude 41.312198638916016
Longitude -90.37940216064453
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 556m
Callsign WQAD-TV
MHZ 572
Network Affiliation ABC
Contact Street 1 3003 Park 16th Street
Contact City Moline
Contact State IL
Contact Zip 61265
Contact Phone 309-764-8888
Additional Data FCC Station Information


Quad Cities ABC is a TV station in Bettendorf, IA. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts the latest news, sports, and a variety of entertainment programming. In addition to being known as Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WQAD. You can watch the station online via the Quad Cities ABC live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD
Call Sign: WQAD
Location: Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: Quad Cities ABC Homepage

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Quad Cities ABC is owned by Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, ABC 8 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 ABC.

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: 3003 Park 16th St Moline, IL 61265-6061. Phone: 309-764-8888. Fax: 309-736-3306. Email: [email protected]