New ABC7 antenna on Willis Tower

CHICAGO (WLS) -- If ABC7 looks a little better on your TV today -- it's not your imagination. Overnight, we turned on a brand new antenna high atop the Willis Tower.

It took a year-and-a-half of careful planning and a very heavy lift to get the job done. Back on March 18, 2018, a bigger - better main antenna was hoisted to the top of the Willis Tower by a helicopter.

The operation took over two hours. The result? A crisper, clearer signal for our viewers who receive us over the air.

A big thanks to everyone who worked to make this project a success...and we hope all the viewers at home enjoy the results.
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