WJBZ-FM

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WJBZ-FM
WJBZ-FM logo.png
City of license Seymour, Tennessee
Broadcast area Knoxville, Tennessee
Branding Praise 96.3
Slogan "East Tennessee's Home for Southern Gospel"
Frequency 96.3 MHz
First air date March 31, 1991
Format Southern Gospel
ERP 2,900 watts
HAAT 146 meters (479 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 59808
Transmitter coordinates 35°56′17″N 83°42′11″W / 35.93806°N 83.70306°W / 35.93806; -83.70306
Callsign meaning founder J. Bazell Mull
Former callsigns WJBZ (1990-1998)[1]
Owner Seymour Communications
Website Praise963.com

WJBZ-FM (96.3 FM, "Praise 96.3") is a radio station licensed to serve Seymour, Tennessee. The station is owned by Seymour Communications. It airs a Southern Gospel music format.[2]

WJBZ-FM was started by J. Bazell Mull, a preacher and the founder of the Mull Singing Convention program.[3] The station was known for its simulcast of WBIR-TV newscasts.

The station was assigned the WJBZ-FM call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on August 28, 1998.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "About Praise 96.3". WJBZ official website. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 

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