KGCW-TV (Rock Island,IL)

KGCW is the CW-affiliated television station for the Quad Cities of Eastern Iowa and West-Central Illinois. Licensed to Burlington, Iowa, it broadcasts a high definition digital signal on UHF channel 41 (virtual channel 26.1 via PSIP) from a transmitter in the Seaton village of Abington Township, Illinois. The station can also be seen on Mediacom channel 113 and in high definition on digital channel 713. KGCW is owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Group as part of a duopoly with CBS affiliate WHBF-TV. Nexstar also operates Fox affiliate KLJB, owned by Marshall Broadcasting. All three stations share studios in the Telco Building on 18th Street in downtown Rock Island. KGCW also carries preseason NFL Green Bay Packers football from the team's Wisconsin state network. KGCW can also be seen on WHBF's second digital subchannel (VHF channel 4.2 or virtual channel 4.2 via PSIP) from a transmitter in Bettendorf; a city located within Pleasant Valley Township in Scott County, Iowa. [1]