WCHS Charleston WV ABC

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More Facts About ABC Charleston WCHS Live

Parkersburg, West Virginia–
Marietta, Ohio
United States
City Charleston, West Virginia
Branding WCHS TV-8 (general)
Eyewitness News (newscasts)
Slogan West Virginia’s Source for News
Channels Digital: 29 (UHF)
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
  • .1: 720p 16:9 WCHS-DT
  • .2: 480i 4:3 Antenna
  • .3: 480i 4:3 Charge!
  • .4: 480i 4:3 TBD
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: Antenna TV
  • .3: Charge!
  • .4: TBD
Owner Sinclair Broadcast Group
(WCHS Licensee, LLC)
First air date August 15, 1954 (64 years ago) (1954-08-15)
Call letters’ meaning CHarleSton
Sister station(s) WVAH-TV
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 8 (VHF, 1954–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 41 (UHF, until 2018)
Former affiliations
  • CBS (1954–1958, 1962–1986)
  • ABC (1958–1962)
  • NTA (secondary, 1956–1961)
  • TheCoolTV (DT2, 2010–2012)
  • Grit (DT3, 2015–2017)
  • GetTV (DT4, 2016–2017)
Transmitter power 533 kW
Height 514.1 m (1,687 ft)
Facility ID 71280
Transmitter coordinates 38°24?28?N 81°54?12?W / 38.40778°N 81.90333°W / 38.40778; -81.90333
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile
Website wchstv.com


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WCHS Charleston WV ABC


State West Virginia
Country USA
Virtual Channel 8
RF Channel 41
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 475 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 514m
Latitude 38.407798767089844
Longitude -81.90360260009766
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 752m
Callsign WCHS-TV
MHZ 560
Network Affiliation ABC
Contact Street 1 1301 Piedmont Road
Contact City Charleston
Contact State WV
Contact Zip 25301
Contact Phone 304-346-5358
Website www.wchstv.com
Additional Data FCC Station Information

WCHS TV is a TV station in Charleston, WV. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts a mix of local news, weather, traffic, sports, and entertainment. In addition to being known as WCHS TV West Virginia ABC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WCHS. You can watch the station online via the WCHS TV live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WCHS TV West Virginia ABC
Call Sign: WCHS
Location: Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WCHS TV Homepage

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WCHS TV is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, West Virginia ABC 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: 1301 Piedmont Rd Charleston, WV 25301-1498. Phone: 304-346-5358. Fax: 304-345-1849. Email: [email protected]