Watch WVTM 13 Birmingham NBC Online

Watch WVTM 13 Birmingham NBC Online


WVTM 13 Birmingham NBC



Birmingham/Tuscaloosa/Anniston, Alabama
United States
CityBirmingham, Alabama
BrandingWVTM 13 (general)
(Today’s) WVTM 13 News (newscasts)
SloganWe Are Alabama (general)
Covering the South (newscasts)
ChannelsDigital: 13 (VHF)
(to move to 7 (VHF))
Virtual: 13 (PSIP)
  • .1: NBC
  • .2: MeTV
OwnerHearst Television
(WVTM Hearst Television Inc.)
First air dateMay 29, 1949; 69 years ago (1949-05-29)
Call letters’ meaningVulcan
(in reference to statue)
(former owners)
Former callsigns
  • WAFM-TV (1949–1953)
  • WABT (1953–1958)
  • WAPI-TV (1958–1980)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 13 (VHF, 1949–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 52 (UHF, until 2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • CBS (sole primary, 1949–1954, joint primary with NBC, 1961–1965)
  • Secondary:
  • CBS (1965–1970)
  • ABC (1949–1961)
Transmitter power20 kW
Height403 m (1,322 ft)
Facility ID74173
Transmitter coordinates33°29′25.9″N 86°47′47.7″W / 33.490528°N 86.796583°W / 33.490528; -86.796583Coordinates: 33°29′25.9″N 86°47′47.7″W / 33.490528°N 86.796583°W / 33.490528; -86.796583
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WVTM 13 Birmingham NBC


Virtual Channel13
RF Channel13
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)17.74799919128418 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)408m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)612m
Network AffiliationNBC
Contact Street 11732 Valley View Drive
Contact CityBirmingham
Contact StateAL
Contact Zip35209
Contact Phone205-558-7201
Additional DataFCC Station Information


WVTM 13 is a TV station in Birmingham, AL. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts a range of news, sports, entertainment and lifestyle programming. In addition to being known as WVTM 13 Birmingham NBC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WVTM. You can watch the station online via the WVTM 13 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WVTM 13 Birmingham NBC
Call Sign: WVTM
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WVTM 13 Homepage

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WVTM 13 is owned by Hearst Television. It is an affiliate of the network NBC network. As an affiliate, Birmingham NBC 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: 1732 Valley View Dr Birmingham, AL 35209-1251. Phone: 205-933-1313. Fax: 205-323-3314. Email:

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