ABC television affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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Charlotte, North Carolina
United States
ChannelsDigital: 19 (UHF)
Virtual: 9 (PSIP)
BrandingChannel 9 (general)
Channel 9 Eyewitness News (newscasts)
Telemundo Charlotte (on DT2)
SloganCovering the Carolinas
OwnerCox Media Group
(WSOC Television, LLC)
First air date
April 28, 1957 (63 years ago) (1957-04-28)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 9 (VHF, 1957–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 34 (UHF, until 2019)
  • Primary:
  • NBC (1957–1978)
  • Secondary:
  • ABC (1957–1967)
  • DT2:
  • Laff TV (2015–2017)
Call sign meaning
We Serve Our Community
Sounds Of Charlotte
(both from WSOC radio)
Technical information
Licensing authority
Facility ID74070
ERP1,000 kW
HAAT356 m (1,168 ft)
Transmitter coordinates35°15′41.1″N 80°43′36.5″W / 35.261417°N 80.726806°W / 35.261417; -80.726806Coordinates: 35°15′41.1″N 80°43′36.5″W / 35.261417°N 80.726806°W / 35.261417; -80.726806
Translator(s)12 (VHF) (9.5) Shelby
12 (VHF) (9.9) Statesville
W26FA-D 26 (UHF) (6.1) Marion
Public license information

WSOC-TV, virtual channel 9 (UHF digital channel 19), is a dual ABC/Telemundo-affiliated television station licensed to Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. The station is owned by Atlanta-based Cox Media Group, as part of a duopoly with Kannapolis-licensed independent station WAXN-TV (channel 64). The two stations share studios at 235 West 23rd Street (US 29/NC 49) north of uptown Charlotte and transmitter facilities near Reedy Creek Park in the Newell section of the city.

On cable, WSOC-TV is carried in standard definition on Charter Spectrum channel 4 in the immediate Charlotte area (channel 9 in Kannapolis, Concord and on legacy Charter systems), Comporium Communications channel 104 and AT&T U-verse channel 9, and in high definition on Spectrum digital channel 1200 (channel 709 on legacy Charter systems), Comporium channel 1104 and U-verse channel 1009.

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