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Rockford, Illinois
United States
Branding 13 WREX (general)
13 News (newscasts)
Slogan Your News Leader (news)
13 Weather Authority (weather)
13 Sports Authority (sports)
Channels Digital: 13 (VHF)
Virtual: 13 (PSIP)
Subchannels 13.1 NBC
13.2 CW+
13.3 MeTV
Owner Quincy Media
(WREX License, LLC)
Founded 1952
First air date October 1, 1953 (64 years ago) (1953-10-01)
Call letters’ meaning In memory of Rex N. Caster, son of founding station president L.E. Caster
Former callsigns WREX-TV (1953–2009)
Former channel number(s) Analog:
13 (VHF, 1953–2009)
54 (UHF, 2002–2009)
Former affiliations CBS (1953–1965)
ABC (1953–1995; secondary until 1965)
DuMont (secondary, 1953–1955)
NTA (secondary, 1956–1961)
Transmitter power 18 kW
Height 216 m (709 ft)
Facility ID 73940
Transmitter coordinates 42°17?48?N 89°14?22?W / 42.29667°N 89.23944°W / 42.29667; -89.23944
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WREX Rockford NBC


State Illinois
Country USA
Virtual Channel 13
RF Channel 13
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 12.434000015258789 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 216m
Latitude 42.29719924926758
Longitude -89.23999786376953
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 461m
Callsign WREX
MHZ 210
Network Affiliation NBC
Contact Street 1 10322 Auburn Road
Contact Street 2 P.O. Box 530
Contact City Rockford
Contact State IL
Contact Zip 61105
Contact Phone 815-335-2213
Additional Data FCC Station Information

WREX Rockford is a TV station in Rockford, IL. 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 WREX Rockford NBC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WREX. You can watch the station online via the WREX Rockford live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WREX Rockford NBC
Call Sign: WREX
Location: Rockford, Illinois, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WREX Rockford Homepage

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WREX Rockford is owned by Quincy Newspapers. It is an affiliate of the network NBC network. As an affiliate, WREX Rockford 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: PO Box 530 Rockford, IL 61105-0530. Phone: 815-335-2213. Fax: 815-335-2297. Email: [email protected]