WDBJ 7 Lynchburg CBS


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Roanoke/Lynchburg, Virginia
United States
CityRoanoke, Virginia
BrandingWDBJ 7
SloganYour Hometown Station
ChannelsDigital: 18 (UHF)
(shared with WZBJ; to move to 30 (UHF))
Virtual: 7 (PSIP)
Subchannels7.1 CBS
7.2 Heroes & Icons
TranslatorsW04AG-D 4 Garden City, VA
OwnerGray Television
(Gray Television Licensee, LLC)
FoundedMarch 31, 1955
First air dateOctober 3, 1955 (62 years ago) (1955-10-03)
Call letters’ meaningderived from former sister station WDBJ radio (now WFIR)
Sister station(s)WZBJ, WZBJ-CD
Former channel number(s)Analog:
7 (VHF, 1955–2009)
Former affiliationsSecondary:
NTA (1956–1961)
Independent (2004–2006)
MyNetworkTV (2006–2018)
Decades (2018)
Transmitter power675 kW
1000 kW (CP)
Height606 m (1,988 ft)
603.6 m (1,980 ft) (CP)
Facility ID71329
Transmitter coordinates37°11?42?N 80°9?23?W / 37.19500°N 80.15639°W / 37.19500; -80.15639
37°11?42.7?N 80°9?22.1?W / 37.195194°N 80.156139°W / 37.195194; -80.156139 (CP)
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WDBJ 7 Lynchburg CBS


Virtual Channel7
RF Channel18
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)460 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)606m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)1,184m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 12807 Hershberger Road
Contact CityRoanoke
Contact StateVA
Contact Zip24017
Contact Phone540-344-7000
Additional DataFCC Station Information

WDBJ 7 is a TV station in Lynchburg, VA. 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 WDBJ 7 Lynchburg CBS, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WDBJ. You can watch the station online via the WDBJ 7 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WDBJ 7 Lynchburg CBS
Call Sign: WDBJ
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WDBJ 7 Homepage

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WDBJ 7 is owned by Schurz Communications. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Lynchburg 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: 2807 Hershberger Rd NW Roanoke, VA 24017-1941. Phone: 540-344-7000. Fax: 540-344-5097. Email: [email protected]