Watch Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD Online

Watch Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD Online


Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD



Quad Cities, Illinois–Iowa
United States
CityMoline, Illinois
BrandingWQAD News 8 (general)
My TV 8-3 (on DT3)
SloganHard Work, Determination (That’s What We Stand For at WQAD News 8). (primary)
ChannelsDigital: 38 (UHF)
(to move to 31 (UHF))
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: Antenna TV
  • .3: MyNetworkTV
  • .4: Justice Network
OwnerTribune Broadcasting
(WQAD License, LLC)
First air dateAugust 1, 1963 (55 years ago) (1963-08-01)
Call letters’ meaningQuad Cities
Sister station(s)Chicago: WGN-TV
Des Moines: WHO-DT
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 8 (VHF, 1963–2009)
Transmitter power1,000 kW
868 kW (CP)
Height334 m (1,096 ft)
329 m (1,079 ft) (CP)
Facility ID73319
Transmitter coordinates41°18′44″N 90°22′46″W / 41.31222°N 90.37944°W / 41.31222; -90.37944
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For Quad Cities ABC 8 WQAD


Virtual Channel8
RF Channel38
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)334m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)556m
Network AffiliationABC
Contact Street 13003 Park 16th Street
Contact CityMoline
Contact StateIL
Contact Zip61265
Contact Phone309-764-8888
Additional DataFCC 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

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By mail: 3003 Park 16th St Moline, IL 61265-6061. Phone: 309-764-8888. Fax: 309-736-3306. Email:

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