WBYO
Word FM Flagship Station
Broadcast areaDelaware, Lehigh, and Cumberland Valleys
Frequency88.9 MHz
BrandingPositive & Uplifting Word FM
Programming
Language(s)English
FormatChristian adult contemporary
NetworkWord FM Network
AffiliationsWord FM
Ownership
OwnerFour Rivers Community Broadcasting Corporation
WPAZ
History
First air date
1993; 31 years ago (1993)
Technical information[1]
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID7922
ClassA
ERP900 watts
HAAT133 meters (436 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
40°23′2.3″N 75°21′0.6″W / 40.383972°N 75.350167°W / 40.383972; -75.350167
Translator(s)See § Translators
Repeater(s)See § Stations
Links
Public license information
WebcastListen live
Websitewww.wordfm.org
Map of simulcasts and transmitters

WBYO (88.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States, and serves the Philadelphia area. The station serves as the flagship station for "Word FM", a network of Contemporary Christian radio stations in eastern and South Central Pennsylvania. WBYO is owned by Four Rivers Community Broadcasting Corporation.[2][3] In 2009, Word FM switched from contemporary Christian hit radio to Christian adult contemporary.

Stations

Call sign Frequency City of license Facility ID Also serves Class Power
(W)
ERP
(W)
Height
(m (ft))
Transmitter coordinates
WZXH 91.7 FM Hagerstown, Maryland 122334 Martinsburg, West Virginia A 900 129 meters (423 ft) 39°27′39.3″N 77°41′56.9″W / 39.460917°N 77.699139°W / 39.460917; -77.699139 (WZXH)
WBZC 88.9 FM Pemberton, New Jersey 7844 Philadelphia and South Jersey B1 10,000 67 meters (220 ft) 39°50′34.4″N 74°32′38.6″W / 39.842889°N 74.544056°W / 39.842889; -74.544056 (WBZC)
WZXB 90.5 FM Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania 174572 A 1,100 172 meters (564 ft) 40°24′45.3″N 75°50′40.7″W / 40.412583°N 75.844639°W / 40.412583; -75.844639 (WZXB)
WZXQ 88.3 FM Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 93044 A 110 352 meters (1,155 ft) 39°57′40.3″N 77°28′31″W / 39.961194°N 77.47528°W / 39.961194; -77.47528 (WZXQ)
WZXE 88.3 FM East Nottingham, Pennsylvania 174592 Rising Sun, Maryland A 480 145 meters (476 ft) 39°44′0.4″N 75°57′54.8″W / 39.733444°N 75.965222°W / 39.733444; -75.965222 (WZXE)
WEVW 90.9 FM Elysburg, Pennsylvania 174767 SunburyLewisburg, Pennsylvania A 230 283 meters (928 ft) 40°57′31.3″N 76°42′29.9″W / 40.958694°N 76.708306°W / 40.958694; -76.708306 (WEVW)
WZXM 88.1 FM Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 66520 A 540 32 meters (105 ft) 40°15′44.3″N 76°53′9.9″W / 40.262306°N 76.886083°W / 40.262306; -76.886083 (WZXM)
WBYH 89.1 FM Hawley, Pennsylvania 78759 Lake Wallenpaupack A 700 165 meters (541 ft) 41°24′43.3″N 75°9′49.6″W / 41.412028°N 75.163778°W / 41.412028; -75.163778 (WBYH)
WZZH 90.9 FM Honesdale, Pennsylvania 91954 A 700 165 meters (541 ft) 41°32′49.3″N 75°27′40.6″W / 41.547028°N 75.461278°W / 41.547028; -75.461278 (WZZH)
WZMV 89.1 FM Mohrsville, Pennsylvania 173919 Berks County, Pennsylvania B1 7,500 70 meters (230 ft) 40°28′9.3″N 76°3′44.8″W / 40.469250°N 76.062444°W / 40.469250; -76.062444 (WZMV)
WZXN 90.1 FM Newburg, Pennsylvania 173888 Carlisle, Pennsylvania B1 6,300 −14 meters (−46 ft) 40°10′47.3″N 77°30′55″W / 40.179806°N 77.51528°W / 40.179806; -77.51528 (WZXN)
WPAZ 1370 AM Pottstown, Pennsylvania 25002 D
  • 1,000 day
  • 52 night
40°16′35.35″N 75°37′42.67″W / 40.2764861°N 75.6285194°W / 40.2764861; -75.6285194 (WPAZ)
WLHI 90.3 FM Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 36983 Allentown, Pennsylvania A 420 70 meters (230 ft) 40°39′43.3″N 75°36′39.6″W / 40.662028°N 75.611000°W / 40.662028; -75.611000 (WLHI)
WBYO[a] 88.9 FM Sellersville, Pennsylvania 7922 Philadelphia A 900 133 meters (436 ft) 40°23′2.3″N 75°21′0.6″W / 40.383972°N 75.350167°W / 40.383972; -75.350167 (WBYO)
WZXY 90.7 FM Spring Grove, Pennsylvania 173893 YorkHanoverGettysburg, Pennsylvania A 160 225 meters (738 ft) 39°51′47.3″N 76°56′59.9″W / 39.863139°N 76.949972°W / 39.863139; -76.949972 (WZXY)
WBYX 88.7 FM Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 22181 B1 4,000 242 meters (794 ft) 41°2′40.3″N 75°22′43.6″W / 41.044528°N 75.378778°W / 41.044528; -75.378778 (WBYX)
WZZD 88.1 FM Warwick, Pennsylvania 91617 Chester County, Pennsylvania A 430 185 meters (607 ft) 40°7′45.4″N 75°52′41.8″W / 40.129278°N 75.878278°W / 40.129278; -75.878278 (WZZD)
WYTL 91.9 FM Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 91726 A 450 166 meters (545 ft) 40°11′9.3″N 75°57′13.7″W / 40.185917°N 75.953806°W / 40.185917; -75.953806 (WYTL)

Notes:

Translators

In addition to the main station, WBYO and its simulcast stations are relayed by additional translators to widen its broadcast area.

Broadcast translators for WBYO
Call sign Frequency City of license FID ERP (W) HAAT Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W278AI 103.5 FM Center Valley, Pennsylvania 7930 10 299.8 m (984 ft) D 40°33′52.4″N 75°26′23.7″W / 40.564556°N 75.439917°W / 40.564556; -75.439917 (W278AI) LMS
W245AG 96.9 FM Glenside, Pennsylvania 86419 26 111.7 m (366 ft) D 40°5′0.3″N 75°10′53.6″W / 40.083417°N 75.181556°W / 40.083417; -75.181556 (W245AG) LMS
W279BS 103.7 FM Hamburg, Pennsylvania 141463 200 298.6 m (980 ft) D 40°35′50.3″N 75°56′2.7″W / 40.597306°N 75.934083°W / 40.597306; -75.934083 (W279BS) LMS
W289CZ 105.7 FM Lansdale, Pennsylvania 153106 720 0 m (0 ft) D 40°14′18.3″N 75°18′58.6″W / 40.238417°N 75.316278°W / 40.238417; -75.316278 (W289CZ) LMS
Broadcast translators for WBYH
Call sign Frequency City of license FID ERP (W) HAAT Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W227BA 93.3 FM Bear Creek, Pennsylvania 157103 10 475.3 m (1,559 ft) D 41°10′55.3″N 75°52′15.7″W / 41.182028°N 75.871028°W / 41.182028; -75.871028 (W227BA) LMS
W265CU 100.9 FM Scranton, Pennsylvania 141467 25 −88.4 m (−290 ft) D 41°24′34.3″N 75°39′59.7″W / 41.409528°N 75.666583°W / 41.409528; -75.666583 (W265CU) LMS
Broadcast translator for WZXQ
Call sign Frequency City of license FID ERP (W) Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W258DA 99.5 FM Hagerstown, Maryland 141670 50 D 39°37′36.4″N 77°42′38″W / 39.626778°N 77.71056°W / 39.626778; -77.71056 (W258DA) LMS
Broadcast translator for WZZD
Call sign Frequency City of license FID ERP (W) HAAT Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W269BL 101.7 FM Coatesville, Pennsylvania 153313 3 26.3 m (86 ft) D 39°58′48.3″N 75°48′19.8″W / 39.980083°N 75.805500°W / 39.980083; -75.805500 (W269BL) LMS
For the WLHI translators, see WLHI § Translators
For the WPAZ translators, see WPAZ § Translators

References

  1. ^ "Facility Technical Data for WBYO". Licensing and Management System. Federal Communications Commission.
  2. ^ "WBYO Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "WBYO Station Information Profile". Arbitron.