WGAL Channel Details

WGAL is a callsign for a NBC affiliate located in LANCASTER, PA USA (news & programming)
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WGAL is a TV broadcast channel in LANCASTER, PA. It is an affiliate of the NBC network.

StatePennsylvania
CityLANCASTER
CountryUSA
Virtual Channel8
RF Channel8
CallsignWGAL
MHZ180
Network AffiliationNBC
Nielsen DMAHARRISBURG-LNCSTR-LEB-YORK
Contact Street 1WGAL
Contact Street 21300 Columbia Avenue
Contact CityLancaster
Contact StatePA
Contact Zip17603
Contact Phone717-393-5851
Websitewww.wgal.com
Additional DataFCC Station Information

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How to Stream WGAL

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Problems Watching WGAL?

It is important to note that while we do not own the WGAL station, we can give you some pointers in getting the best signal with an OTA antenna.

No matter which antenna you have, there are a few tips that will help you bring in the best reception. Keep in mind, that every home is different in terms of terrain, obstacles and installation details that may impact your actual reception quality.

  • Put the antenna as high as possible.
  • Keep it away from thick, heavy or metal obstacles.
  • Rescan.
  • Make small changes in orientation, position, height or direction. Small changes make huge differences.
  • Make sure the antenna is generally pointing the correct direction.

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