KBBG

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KBBG
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City Waterloo, Iowa
Slogan Communicate to Educate
Frequency 88.1 (mHz) (also on HD Radio)
First air date July 26, 1978
Format Mixed
ERP 9,500 watts
HAAT 47 metres (154 ft)
Class C3
Transmitter coordinates 42°30′45″N 92°19′24″W / 42.51250°N 92.32333°W / 42.51250; -92.32333Coordinates: 42°30′45″N 92°19′24″W / 42.51250°N 92.32333°W / 42.51250; -92.32333
Callsign meaning Black Broadcasting Group & Beautiful Black Giant
Owner Afro American Community Broadcasting, Inc.
Website http://www.kbbgfm.org

KBBG (88.1 FM) is a non-commercial educational radio station licensed to serve the community of Waterloo, Iowa. KBBG is owned by Afro American Community Broadcasting, Inc and is organized as a 501(C)3 tax-exempt organization. Jimmie Porter founded the corporation in 1977 and remained active in its leadership, along with a board of directors, until his death in 2007.

KBBG began broadcasting on July 26, 1978 using a 10 watt transmitter, and upgraded on December 27, 1980 to 9,500 watts of power.

KBBG is a member-supported station of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and is an affiliate of American Urban Radio Network (SBN).

KBBG is broadcasting using the HD Radio digital format as well as traditional analog audio.

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