WFMB (AM)

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WFMB
City of license Springfield, Illinois
Broadcast area Springfield area
Branding Sports Radio 1450
Slogan Springfield's Sports Voice
Frequency 1450 AM (kHz)
Format Sports Talk
Power 1,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 48333
Affiliations ESPN Radio
Owner Neuhoff Corp.
(Neuhoff Media Springfield, LLC)
Sister stations WCVS, WFMB-FM, WXAJ
Website sportsradio1450.com

WFMB 1450 AM is a radio station broadcasting a sports talk format. Licensed to Springfield, Illinois, USA, the station is owned by Neuhoff Corp., through licensee Neuhoff Media Springfield, LLC. WFMB features a variety of local hosts, as well as programing from ESPN Radio.

History[edit]

This station was originally licensed circa 1926 as a portable station with the call letters WCBS. When licenses for portable stations were abolished, WCBS settled in Springfield as a fixed station. In 1946, the call sign was changed to WCVS so that the CBS flagship station in New York City could become WCBS. WCVS operated with a Top 40 format in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Coordinates: 39°45′36″N 89°39′05″W / 39.76000°N 89.65139°W / 39.76000; -89.65139