- For the station in Mobile, Alabama that previously held these calls, see WABF (AM).
|City||Belton, South Carolina|
|Broadcast area||Anderson, South Carolina|
|Branding||The Life FM|
|First air date||October 1956|
1,000 watts (day)|
17 watts (night)
|Affiliations||The Life FM|
|Owner||The Power Foundation|
|Sister stations||WHQA, WHQB|
WABB is an American radio station located in Belton, South Carolina, The station is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to broadcast on 1390 AM with a transmitter power of 1,000 watts during the day and 17 watts at night under a non-directional pattern. The station airs a Christian format with Southern gospel music as an affiliate of The Life FM.
Prior to its acquisition by Big Fish Broadcasting in 2008, the station carried a religious radio format with the WLUA callsign. Starting in early 2008, it began simulcasting sister station WYOR, "Your 94" and its Variety Hits format.
Due to technical problems, this station has operated only briefly from May 2012 until December 17, 2013.
The station was acquired from Big Fish Broadcasting by The Power Foundation in a transaction that was consummated on April 22, 2014, at a purchase price of $100,000.
History of call letters
The call letters WABB were previously assigned to an AM station in Mobile, Alabama. It began broadcasting June 19, 1948, on 1480 kHz with 5 kW power. A Mutual affiliate, it was owned and operated by the Mobile Press Register, along with its sister station, WABB-FM.
- "New AM-FM Station Dedicated in Mobile" (PDF). Broadcasting. July 5, 1948. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WABB
- Radio-Locator Information on WABB
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WABB
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