|City of license||Goldsboro, North Carolina|
|Power||5,000 watts day
800 watts night
|Owner||Curtis Media Group
(New Age Communications, Ltd.)
The format is Talk Radio.
WGBR went on the air in 1939 as a 250 watt AM radio station in Goldsboro, North Carolina broadcasting on 1370 AM, one of a few radio stations in eastern North Carolina. The frequency changed to 1400 AM in 1941 and to its current frequency of 1150 AM in the 1950s. Its last move increased the power to 5,000 watts daytime. Johnny Grant began his career at WGBR. Vassie Balkum, a voice associated many years with WGBR, was inducted into the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters in 2004. Curtis Media Group purchased WGBR in 1989.
WGBR operates a translator at 98.3 FM.
|City of license||ERP
|W253AX||98.3||Goldsboro, North Carolina||250||D||FCC|
- "WGBR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
- "WGBR Station Information Profile". Arbitron.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WGBR
- Radio-Locator Information on WGBR
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WGBR
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W253AX-FX
- Radio-Locator information on W253AX-FX
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for W253AX-FX
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