WELB

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WELB
City of license Elba, Alabama
Slogan "Hometown Radio"
Frequency 1350 AM (kHz)
Format Southern Gospel
Classic Country
Power 1000 watts (day)
44 watts (night)
Class D
Facility ID 19142
Transmitter coordinates 31°27′10″N 86°04′00″W / 31.45278°N 86.06667°W / 31.45278; -86.06667
Callsign meaning ELBa
Owner Rhett S. Snellgrove

WELB (1350 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve the community of Elba, Alabama. The station is owned by Rhett S. Snellgrove. It airs a mixed Classic Country and Southern Gospel music format.[1]

The station was assigned the WELB call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.[2]

History[edit]

In May 2008, the Elba Radio Company (Doug Holderfield, president) reached an agreement to sell WELB to Rhett S. Snellgrove for a reported sale price of $60,000.[3] The deal was approved by the FCC on June 13, 2008, and the transaction was consummated on July 1, 2008.[4] At the time of the sale, WELB broadcast a mixed format of classic country and Southern Gospel music.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ "Deals - 5/26/2008". Broadcasting & Cable. 2008-05-26. 
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BAL-20080429ABZ)". FCC Media Bureau. 2008-07-01. Retrieved 2008-10-21. 

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