WHEC-TV Channel 10 Rochester, NY
Owned and Operated by:
Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc.
Network Affiliation and Digital Sub-Channels:
10.3 Pinpoint 10 Weather
191 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14604
Main Switchboard: (585) 546-5670
News Hotline: (585) 232-1010
Transmitter and Antenna Information:
FCC Facility ID: 70041
Broadcasting over-the-air (OTA) on RF Channel 10, between 192 and 198MHz.
Currently operating at an Effective Radiated Power (ERP) of 18.1kW.
Antenna Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) is 153 meters.
Antenna Height Above Mean Sea Level (AMSL) is 301 meters.
Antenna Height Above Ground Level (AGL) is 93.7 meters.
Service Contour Map from FCC.
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"Palmer News Package" by Shelly Palmer
>Listen to the "Palmer News Package" as heard on WHEC
This popular theme has been heard on over 40 different television stations in the past 2 decades, many of which that were, or still are CBS affiliates. The Palmer News Package is only one of a good many packages composed with the "I Love Chicago, Chicago my home" signature in it, which first appeared on WBBM Chicago in 1975. WHEC started using the Palmer News Package in 1987 (as a CBS affiliate) and continued to do so until 1991 (as an NBC affiliate).
"Everyday Music Package" by Wow & Flutter Post
>Listen to the "Everyday Music Package" as heard on WHEC
WHEC used this theme package from 1991 to 1993. A cut is still used today to tease the upcoming Mr. Food segment on News 10NBC at Noon. RNYN is currently in search of this entire theme package. Please send me an e-mail if you think you might be able to assist in obtaining it.
"Straight Talk" by Edd Kalehoff Productions
>Listen to "Straight Talk" as heard on WHEC
>Listen to Voice-Over Montage of "Straight Talk"
Probably one of the most memorable news themes used on WHEC was "Straight Talk". This hard hitting theme was composed in the early '90s and was used on WHEC from 1993 to February of 2002.
"Dayna" by Edd Kalehoff Productions
>Listen to "Dayna" as heard on WHEC
Composed in 1990 for WJBK Detroit, "Dayna" was used on WHEC for 8 years. From 1993 to 2000 "Dayna" could be heard on the morning and noon newscasts. The package continued to be used for "Newsmaker", a weekend current affairs program running bi-weekly on WHEC until 2002.
"The One and Only" by Gari Media Group
>Listen to "The One and Only" as heard on WHEC
>Listen to Voice-Over Montage of "The One and Only"
One of Frank Gari's most popular theme packages first appeared on WHEC in the summer of 2000. "The One and Only" was introduced to WHEC when Express News @ 5:30 launched. This theme replaced "Dayna" in the mornings and on News 10NBC @ Noon. "The One and Only" replaced "Straight Talk" on February 6, 2002 when the station launched a brand new look. In 2004, this theme retired as the main news theme. "Rochester in Focus" currently uses this theme Sunday mornings at 7:00AM.
"The Tower" and "The Tower V.2" by 615 Music
>Listen to "The Tower" as heard on WHEC
>Listen to "Tower V.2" as heard on WHEC
>Listen to Voice-Over Montage of "The Tower" and "Tower V.2"
The original version of The Tower was composed in 2000 for WMAQ in Chicago. This package has been used on dozens of NBC affiliates across the country. WHEC started using the theme in August 2004 when the station launched a brand new look and logo. "Tower V.2" was composed in 2003 and is also used on WHEC. A third version of The Tower was composed in 2006, which WHEC began using in the summer of 2007.
"Surge to Victory" Jonathan Merrill (Killer Tracks) Full Mix | Light
"Final Triumph" Al Capps (Killer Tracks) Full Mix | Light
"Momentum" Jonathan Merrill (Killer Tracks) Full Mix | Light
"Action News" C Gault (Network Music) Full Mix | Light
"Newscenter" C Palmer (Network Music) Full Mix | Light
"Teletype" Rick DiFonzo/Scott Schreer (NJJ Music) Full Mix