WSBY-FM
WSBY Magic98.9 logo.png
Broadcast areaDelmarva Peninsula (Salisbury-Ocean City)
Frequency98.9 MHz
BrandingMagic 98.9
Programming
FormatUrban adult contemporary
AffiliationsPremiere Networks
Ownership
Owner
WJDY, WKZP, WQHQ, WTGM, WWFG
History
First air date
December 13, 1989; 32 years ago (1989-12-13)
Call sign meaning
Salisbury
Technical information
Facility ID13673
ClassA
ERP6,000 watts
HAAT99 meters (325 ft)
Transmitter coordinates
38°18′0.00″N 75°37′41.00″W / 38.3000000°N 75.6280556°W / 38.3000000; -75.6280556
Links
Webcastlisten live
WebsiteMyMagic989.com/

WSBY-FM (98.9 MHz) is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Salisbury, Maryland, and serving the Delmarva Peninsula. It broadcasts an urban adult contemporary radio format and is known as "Magic 98.9." It is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. On weekdays, it carries two nationally syndicated shows from co-owned Premiere Networks: The Steve Harvey Morning Show and The Sweat Hotel with Keith Sweat heard evenings.

WSBY-FM has an effective radiated power (ERP) of 6,000 watts. The radio studios and offices are at Gateway Crossing on Tilghman Road. The transmitter is on Old Eden Road in Fruitland, Maryland, off U.S. Route 13.[1]

History

The station first signed on the air on December 13, 1989; 32 years ago (1989-12-13).[2] It was acquired by Clear Channel Communications in 2000. Clear Channel was a forerunner to today's iHeartMedia. WSBY-FM has served the African-American community for most of its history.

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