WBTV 3 Charlotte CBS


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Charlotte, North Carolina
United States
BrandingWBTV (general)
WBTV News (newscasts)
SloganOn Your Side
ChannelsDigital: 23 (UHF)
Virtual: 3 (PSIP)
SubchannelsSee Below
OwnerRaycom Media
(sale to Gray Television pending)
(WBTV License Subsidiary, LLC)
First air dateJuly 15, 1949 (69 years ago) (1949-07-15)
Call letters’ meaningAn extension of former radio sister station WBT:
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Former callsignsWBT-TV (1949; before sign-on)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
3 (VHF, 1949–2009)
Former affiliationsAll secondary:
NBC (1949–1957)
ABC (1949–1967)
DuMont (1949–1955)
DT2/3: This TV (2010–2012)
Transmitter power1,000 kW
Height565 m (1,854 ft)
Facility ID30826
Transmitter coordinates35°21?51?N 81°11?13?W / 35.36417°N 81.18694°W / 35.36417; -81.18694Coordinates: 35°21?51?N 81°11?13?W / 35.36417°N 81.18694°W / 35.36417; -81.18694
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WBTV 3 Charlotte CBS


StateNorth Carolina
Virtual Channel3
RF Channel23
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)565m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)808m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 11 Julian Price Place
Contact CityCharlotte
Contact StateNC
Contact Zip28208
Contact Phone704-374-3500
Additional DataFCC Station Information

WBTV 3 is a TV station in Charlotte, NC. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and general entertainment programming. In addition to being known as WBTV 3 Charlotte CBS, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WBTV. You can watch the station online via the WBTV 3 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WBTV 3 Charlotte CBS
Call Sign: WBTV
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WBTV 3 Homepage

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WBTV 3 is owned by Raycom Media. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Charlotte CBS 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 CBS.

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: 1 Julian Price Pl Charlotte, NC 28208-5211. Phone: 704-374-3500. Fax: 704-374-3671. Email: [email protected]