Local TV Stations

The lists below show the local TV stations that I can receive year-round in my Northern Virginia home during normal conditions without DX enhancement.

s5 = Very strong signal, always decodes
s4 = Strong signal, decodes when antenna is aimed in the right direction
s3 = Signal decodes occasionally

Stations are listed as follows: Frequency, calls, city of license, distance, station name, format, RDS/HD, signal strength. Click on a station’s calls to view their website.

wdcn_logo_new6 WDCN-LP Alexandria, VA
10 miles

s5 (analog)

First signed on in 2007 as an LPTV broadcasting the Unison TV network with the calls W06CJ, the signal took on the calls WDCN-LP became an all-FM station in 2010 with a Spanish format.


7 WJLA-TV Washington, DC
25 miles, 52 kw
Network:
s5

 


9 WUSA Washington, DC
25 miles, 52 kw
Network:
s5


14 WWTD-LD Washington, DC
21 miles, 1.5 kw
Network: Ind. (ethnic)
s4


15 WFDC-DT Arlington, VA
19 miles, 1000 kw
Network:
s5


22 WMDO-CD Washington, DC
22 miles, 1.1kw
Network:
s4


23 WDWA-LD Dale City, VA
9 miles, 15 kw
Network: Daystar
s3


24 WDCO Woodstock, VA
22 miles, 15 kw
Network: Ind. (international news)
s3


25 WNUV Baltimore, MD
50 miles, 5000 kw
Network:
s4


31 WETA-TV Washington, DC
22 miles, 73 kw
Network:
s5


32 WRZB-LD Washington, DC
22 miles, 4 kw
Network: Ind. (relays Court TV)
s3


33 WHUT-TV Washington, DC
22 miles, 100 kw
Network:
s5


34 WRC-TV Washington, DC
22 miles, 1000 kw
Network:
s5


35 WPXW-TV Manassas, VA
22 miles, 1000 kw
Network:
s5


36 WTTG Washington, DC
22 miles, 1000 kw
Network:
s5


38 WMAR-TV Baltimore, MD
56 miles, 1000 kw
Network:
s4