Watch WDEF News 12 Chattanooga CBS Online

Watch WDEF News 12 Chattanooga CBS Online


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WDEF News 12 Chattanooga CBS




Chattanooga, Tennessee
United States
Branding News 12 Now
Slogan Local, Quick and to the Point
Channels Digital: 12 (VHF)
(to move to 8 (VHF))
Virtual: 12 (PSIP)
Subchannels 12.1 CBS
12.2 Bounce TV
12.3 Escape
12.4 Grit
Affiliations CBS (secondary through 1958)
Owner Morris Multimedia
(WDEF-TV, Inc.)
First air date April 25, 1954 (64 years ago) (1954-04-25)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
12 (VHF, 1954–2009)
47 (UHF, 2004–2009)
Former affiliations All secondary:
DuMont (1954–1955)
NBC (1954–1956)
ABC (1954–1958)
NTA (1956–1961)
UPN (2004–2006)
Tuff TV (2009–2011)
Transmitter power 26 kW
Height 384 m (1,260 ft)
Facility ID 54385
Transmitter coordinates 35°8′6″N 85°19′25″W / 35.13500°N 85.32361°W / 35.13500; -85.32361
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WDEF News 12 Chattanooga CBS


State Tennessee
Country USA
Virtual Channel 12
RF Channel 12
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 20.268999099731445 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 376m
Latitude 35.1349983215332
Longitude -85.32360076904297
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 723m
Callsign WDEF-TV
MHZ 180
Network Affiliation CBS
Contact Street 1 3300 Broad Street
Contact City Chattanooga
Contact State TN
Contact Zip 37408
Contact Phone 423-785-1200
Additional Data FCC Station Information


WDEF News 12 is a TV station in Chattanooga, TN. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts news programs, entertainment TV, lifestyle shows, and sports. In addition to being known as WDEF News 12 Chattanooga CBS, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WDEF. You can watch the station online via its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WDEF News 12 Chattanooga CBS
Call Sign: WDEF
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WDEF News 12 Homepage

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WDEF News 12 is owned by Morris Multimedia. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Chattanooga 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: 3300 Broad St Chattanooga, TN 37408-3061. Phone: 423-785-1200. Fax: 423-785-1273. Email: [email protected]