WBBE

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WBBE
City of license Heyworth, Illinois, US
Broadcast area Bloomington-Normal area
Branding 97.9 Bob FM
Slogan Bob Plays Everything
Frequency 97.9 MHz
First air date 2005
Format Adult Hits
ERP 5,400 watts
HAAT 105 meters
Class A
Facility ID 164104
Transmitter coordinates 40°20′55″N 88°58′56″W / 40.34861°N 88.98222°W / 40.34861; -88.98222
Callsign meaning W BoB E
Owner Connoisseur Media
(Connoisseur Media Licenses, LLC)
Sister stations WWHX, WIHN
Webcast Listen Live
Website bob979.com

WBBE (97.9 FM, "97.9 Bob FM") is an Adult Hits hybrid radio station licensed to Heyworth, Illinois, and residing in the Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, market. It is owned and operated by Connoisseur Media.

Connoisseur also owns adult contemporary WWHX and active rock WIHN in this market. In October 2013, Jack Swart returned as the General Manager for Connoisseur in the Bloomington market. In April 2013, Connoisseur welcomed back Bob "Van" Vandergrift to serve as Program Director. Cameron Kurtz currently serves as the station's Promotions Director. WBBE's program consultant is Joel Folger of Folger Entertainment in Dallas, Texas.[citation needed]

Programming includes Mornings with Van, the 9 @ 9 and afternoons with L.J. (Lori Thompson)

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