WBBN

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WBBN
City of license Taylorsville, Mississippi
Broadcast area Laurel, Mississippi
Branding B-95
Slogan "Pine Belt Country"
Frequency 95.9 MHz
First air date 1985
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 223 meters (732 feet)
Class C1
Facility ID 71207
Transmitter coordinates 31°38′03″N 89°28′35″W / 31.63417°N 89.47639°W / 31.63417; -89.47639
Callsign meaning W Blakeney Broadcasting N
Owner Blakeney Communications, Inc.
Sister stations WXRR, WKZW
Website B95country.com

WBBN (95.9 FM, "B-95") is a radio station licensed to the community of Taylorsville, Mississippi, and serving the Laurel-Hattiesburg area. The station is owned by Blakeney Communications, Inc. It airs a country music format.[1]

The station was assigned the WBBN call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on August 22, 1984.[2]

History[edit]

WBBN began in a mobile home near Calhoun, Mississippi, in 1985 as an automated-assist station (automated equipment with live personalities) and it has built a reputation for the "most accurate news reporting" of all radio stations in the market. The station has since expanded to a more permanent structure, following its success against other competing country stations. B-95 is an ABC Radio affiliate, broadcasting Paul Harvey news and commentary six days a week. B-95 is owned by Blakeney Communications, Inc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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