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Broadcast information
Call lettersWVEC
Branding13 News
SloganYour Local News Leader
Digital13 (VHF)
Affiliations13.1 ABC (secondary 1953-1957, sole affiliate since 1959)
13.2 Live Well Network
OwnerBelo Corporation
LicenseeWVEC Television, Inc.
First air dateSeptember 19, 1953
Call letters' meaningWe
Former channel numbersAnalog:
15 (1953-1959)
13 (1959-2009)
41 (1997-2009)
Former affiliationsNBC (1953 1959)
Transmitter Power35 kW
Height363 m
Facility ID74167

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WVEC is the ABC affiliate television station for the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, which includes Norfolk, Portsmouth, Newport News, and the surrounding area. It is licensed to Hampton, with its main studio in downtown Norfolk. Its transmitter is located in Suffolk, Virginia. The station broadcasts on channel 13, and is owned by the Belo Corporation.

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