KWBY-FM
KWBY 98.5 Country logo.png
Ranger, Texas
Broadcast areaBrownwood, Texas
Frequency98.5 MHz
Branding98.5 KWBY Country
Programming
FormatCountry
Ownership
OwnerTerry Slavens
(For the Love of the Game Broadcasting, LLC)
History
First air date
1990 (as KCUB-FM)
Former call signs
KVQC (1989-1990)
KCUB (2/1990-6/1990)
KCUB-FM (1990-2011)
KWBY-FM (2011-2012)
KLQM (2012-2013)
Technical information
Facility ID53961
ClassA
ERP5,800 watts
HAAT102 meters (335 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
32°20′48″N 98°42′50″W / 32.34667°N 98.71389°W / 32.34667; -98.71389Coordinates: 32°20′48″N 98°42′50″W / 32.34667°N 98.71389°W / 32.34667; -98.71389
Links
WebcastListen live
Websitekwbyradio.com

KWBY-FM (98.5 FM) is a radio station licensed to Ranger, Texas, United States.[1] The station serves the Eastland, Erath and Comanche County areas. The station is currently owned by Terry Slavens, through licensee For the Love of the Game Broadcasting, LLC.[2] Studios are located in Dublin, TX, and the transmitter site is southeast of Eastland, near Lake Leon in Eastland County.

The station plays a country music format provided by Westwood One and plays Texas State Network content.

History

The station was assigned the call letters KVQC on October 31, 1989. On February 6, 1990, the station changed its call sign to KCUB, on June 21, 1990 to KCUB-FM, on May 9, 2011 to KWBY-FM, on October 11, 2012 to KLQM, and on February 19, 2013 to the current KWBY-FM.[3][4]

On January 1, 2018 KWBY-FM changed their format from classic rock to country.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Summer 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  2. ^ "KWBY Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  3. ^ "KWBY-FM Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2009-09-06.
  4. ^ "FCC Application". Federal Communications Commission.
  5. ^ PrecisionTrak.com