WBCI

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Coordinates: 44°4′9.00″N 69°55′28.00″W / 44.0691667°N 69.9244444°W / 44.0691667; -69.9244444

WBCI
City of license Bath, Maine
Broadcast area Augusta-Waterville, Lewiston-Auburn, Portland
Slogan "Life Changing Radio"
Frequency 105.9 MHz/Channel 290
First air date June 1971, current format 1995
Format Religious
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 152 meters
Class B
Facility ID 33288
Transmitter coordinates 44°4′9.00″N 69°55′28.00″W / 44.0691667°N 69.9244444°W / 44.0691667; -69.9244444
Callsign meaning W Blount Communications Incorporated
Former callsigns WJTO-FM, WIGY, WKRH (1991-1995)
Owner Blount Communications
Sister stations None in-market
Website http://www.wbci.fm

WBCI (105.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to Bath, Maine, USA, the station serves the Augusta-Waterville, Lewiston-Auburn, Portland area. The station is currently owned by Blount Communications.[1][2]

History[edit]

Originally on 95.3 MHz, WJTO-FM began in June 1971. WJTO-FM was co-owned with WJTO/730. WJTO-FM later became WIGY with a Top 40 CHR format. Later the station changed formats & calls to classic rock WKRH on January 10, 1991 before going dark then being sold to Blount Communications and on May 1, 1995, the station changed its call sign to the current WBCI.[3]

References[edit]

  • 1992 Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook
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