WGBF-FM

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For the AM radio station in Evansville, Indiana, United States, see WGBF (AM).
WGBF-FM
City of license Henderson, Kentucky
Broadcast area Evansville
Branding 103 GBF
Slogan The River City Rocker
Frequency 103.1 MHz (also on HD Radio)
Format Active Rock
ERP 3,200 watts
HAAT 138.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 659
Transmitter coordinates 37°46′54.00″N 87°37′24.00″W / 37.7816667°N 87.6233333°W / 37.7816667; -87.6233333
Callsign meaning G. B. Finke Furniture Co.[1]
Former callsigns WZZG, WHKC
Affiliations Premiere Radio Networks, Westwood One
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media of Evansville/Owensboro, Inc.)
Website 103gbfrocks.com

WGBF-FM (103.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an Active Rock format. Licensed to Henderson, Kentucky, USA, the station serves the Evansville area. The station is currently owned by Townsquare Media and features programing from Premiere Radio Networks and Westwood One.[2] The station is also broadcast on HD radio.[3] Monday through Saturday morning WGBF airs the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Show.

History[edit]

WGBF-FM first signed on in December 1971. In 1979, the station's call letters were changed to WHKC, and it was referred to on-air as "KC103." By 1984, WHKC broadcast a contemporary hit radio format.

The station returned to the WGBF-FM call letters in 1986, and switched to a rock format, which it still broadcasts today.

Under the ownership of the late Larry Aiken from 1987 to 1996, WGBF-FM was one of the first stations to broadcast the Bob & Tom Show outside of Indianapolis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Letter Origins". Radio History on the Web. 
  2. ^ "WGBF-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "HD Radio Station Guide". HD Radio. iBiquity. 

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