WAVE 3 NBC Louisville

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Louisville, Kentucky
United States
Branding WAVE 3 (general)
WAVE 3 News (newscasts)
Slogan Expect More. Right Now.
Channels Digital: 47 (UHF)
(to move to 36 (UHF))
Virtual: 3 (PSIP)
  • 3.1: 1080i 16:9 WAVE-HD
  • 3.2: 480i 16:9 Bounce
  • 3.3: 480i 4:3 Grit
  • 3.1: NBC
  • 3.2: Bounce TV
  • 3.3: Grit
Owner Raycom Media
(sale to Gray Television pending)
(WAVE License Subsidiary, LLC)
First air date November 24, 1948 (69 years ago) (1948-11-24)
Call letters’ meaning WAVE = The word wave (as in a radio wave)
Former callsigns WAVE-TV (1948–1987)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 5 (VHF, 1948–1953)
  • 3 (VHF, 1953–2009)
Former affiliations
  • All secondary:
  • CBS (1948–1950)
  • DuMont (1948–1955)
  • ABC (1948–1961)
  • DT2:
  • This TV (2008–2014)
Transmitter power 1,000 kW
680 kW (CP)
Height 392 m (1,286 ft)
Facility ID 13989
Transmitter coordinates 38°22?8?N 85°49?48?W / 38.36889°N 85.83000°W / 38.36889; -85.83000 (WAVE)
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
Website www.wave3.com


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WAVE 3 NBC Louisville


State Kentucky
Country USA
Virtual Channel 3
RF Channel 47
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 392m
Latitude 38.368900299072266
Longitude -85.83000183105469
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 583m
Callsign WAVE
MHZ 602
Network Affiliation NBC
Contact Street 1 725 South Floyd Street
Contact City Louisville
Contact State KY
Contact Zip 40203
Contact Phone 502-585-2201
Website www.wave3.com
Additional Data FCC Station Information

WAVE 3 is a TV station in Louisville, KY. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news plus sports, lifestyle shows, and general entertainment. In addition to being known as WAVE 3 NBC Louisville, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WAVE. You can watch the station online via the WAVE 3 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WAVE 3 NBC Louisville
Call Sign: WAVE
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WAVE 3 Homepage

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WAVE 3 is owned by Raycom Media. It is an affiliate of the network NBC network. As an affiliate, NBC Louisville 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: 725 S Floyd St Louisville, KY 40203-2391. Phone: 502-585-2201. Fax: 502-561-4105. Email: [email protected]