WQBT

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WQBT
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City of license Savannah, Georgia
Broadcast area Savannah, Georgia
Hilton Head, South Carolina
Branding "94.1 the Beat"
Slogan #1 for Hip-Hop and R&B
Frequency 94.1 MHz
First air date 1973
Format Urban Contemporary
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 396 meters
Class C0
Facility ID 8594
Callsign meaning W Q BeaT
Former callsigns WTOC-FM (1973-1979)
WCHY (1979-1987)
WCHY-FM (1987-1999)
WSCA (1999-2001)
Owner Clear Channel Communications
Webcast Listen Live
Website 941thebeat.com

WQBT (94.1 FM), known as "94.1 The Beat", is an Urban Contemporary radio station targeted towards Savannah, Georgia. It is owned by Clear Channel Communications.

Programming[edit]

The station had controversial morning hosts Star and Buc Wild—which replaced Russ Parr in the morning slot. Parr's show has since returned to WQBT's morning drive time slot.

History[edit]

Before the mid-1970s, the station was a simulcast of WTOC (AM), and had the callsign of WTOC-FM. Before it was an Urban Contemporary formatted station, it had a long stint as a country music formatted station to compete with daytimer WEAS. In the late '80s and early '90s, the callsign WCHY was part of the station's identity as a country station ("WCHY 94.1 Continuous Country"; the station would sometimes refer to itself as "Y-94".), thus the callsign's creation, as at that time it stood for We're Country Hits Y'all. Later, this station was WSCA-FM - "Cat Country 94."

The station's previous callsign, WCHY-FM, is now in Madison, Wisconsin at Entercom-owned "105-1 Charlie FM-We Play Anything!" That station later flipped to Adult Top 40 in September 2012.

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Coordinates: 32°02′46″N 81°20′28″W / 32.046°N 81.341°W / 32.046; -81.341