WBCU

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WBCU
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City of license Union, South Carolina
Branding AM 1460 WBCU
Slogan Unioncountys Radiostation
Frequency 1460 kHz
First air date 1949
Format Country music
Power 1,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 7088
Transmitter coordinates 34°43′10″N 81°39′44″W / 34.71944°N 81.66222°W / 34.71944; -81.66222
Affiliations ABC Radio, Jones Radio Network
Owner Union-Carolina Broadcasting Company, Inc.
Website wbcuradio.com

WBCU (1460 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Country music format to the Union, South Carolina, USA area. The station is currently owned by Union-Carolina Broadcasting Company, Inc and features programming from ABC Radio and Jones Radio Network.[1]

According to the station's website, WBCU also provides local news, sports, weather and community events. The station broadcasts the entire football, baseball and basketball schedule of Union County High School, the University of South Carolina and Clemson University football and basketball games and the Atlanta Braves baseball games.[2]

The transmitter and antenna system are located west of Union on Rice Avenue. During daytime hours, a single tower is used for an omnidirectional signal pattern. At night, the antenna system uses three towers arranged in a directional array that concentrates the signal towards the east.[3]

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