Chicago, IL DTV Channels Available

Jason Fritz

Administrator
Staff member
#1
The following OTA DTV channel list is for the Chicago, Illinois Metro area:

2.1 WBBM-DT CBS
5.1 WMAQ-DT NBC
5.2 WMAQ-DT2 NBC 2
5.3 WMAQ-DT3 NBC Sports
7.1 WLS-DT ABC 1
7.2 WLS-DT2 ABC 2
7.3 WLS-DT3 ABC 3
9.1 WGN-DT1 CW
9.2 WGN-LATV LATV
11.1 WTTW-DT PBS 1
11.2 WTTW-DT2 PBS 2
11.3 WTTW-DT3 PBS 3
20.1 WYCC-DT PBS 1
20.2 WYCC-DT2 PBS 2
26.1 WCIU-DT IND
26.2 WCIU-DT2 METV CH 23
26.3 WCIU-DT3 ME-TOO
26.4 THIS TV THIS
26.6 WCIU-DT6 FBT
32.1 WFLD-DT FOX
38.1 WCPX-DT ION
38.2 Qubo
38.3 ION Life
38.4 Worship
39.1 WWME-LD IND
44.1 WSNS-DT TEL
50.1 WPWR-DT MNT
56.1 WYIN-DT1 PBS 1
56.2 Create PBS 2
56.3 WYIN-DT3 PBS 3
60.1 WXFT-DT TFA
62.1 WJYS-DT REL
66.1 WGBO-DT UNI
 

dave73

DTVUSA Member
#2
This thread needs to be updated, & I live in this market.

2.1 WBBM-TV (CBS) (1080i)

5.1 WMAQ-TV (NBC) (1080i)
5.2 WMAQ-WX (weather radar)
5.3 Universal Sports

7.1 WLS-TV (ABC) (720p) (currently broadcasting on both RF 7 & 44)
7.2 Livewell HD (720p)
7.3 Accuweather

9.1 WGN-TV (CW) (1080i)
9.2 WGN-TV (simulcast until they decide what to put on the channel, & any programs with Spanish dubs will be in Spanish on this channel)

11.1 WTTW (PBS) (1080i)
11.2 WTTW Prime (all primetime PBS programming, all the time)
11.3 Create (WTTW picked up this channel after WYIN couldn't afford to keep it on their subchannel)
11.4 V-Me (PBS en español)

20.1 WYCC (PBS) (1080i)
20.2 WYCC SD
20.3 Mhz Worldview

23.2 WWME-LD (MeTV, classic comedy) (RF 39)

26.1 WCIU (Ind) (720p)
23.1/26.2 MeTV (simulcast of LP station WWME-LD)
26.3/48.1 MeToo (classic drama) (simulcast of LP station WMEU-CA)
26.4 This TV
26.6 FBT (Brokered ethnic programming)

32.1 WFLD (Fox) (720p)

38.1 WCPX (Ion TV) (720p)
38.2 Qubo
38.3 Ion Life

44.1 WSNS (Telemundo) (1080i)
44.2 Inmigrante TV

50.1 WPWR-TV (MNT) (720p)

56.1 WYIN (PBS) (720p)
56.2 WYIN simulcast (720p)
56.3 PBS Kids Go (480i 16:9)
56.4 WYIN simulcast (480i 16:9)

60.1 WXFT (Telefutura) (1080i)
60.2 WXFT SD

62.1 WJYS (Ind) (480i)
62.2 WEDE-CA (480i)
62.4 WJYS 2 (480i)

66.1 WGBO-DT (Univision) (1080i)


There are other stations in the market that are low power, and not included in this list that are digital. I only included what I know and can pickup OTA.
 
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