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City Florence, Alabama
Broadcast area Florence-Muscle Shoals
Branding NewsTalk 1240
Slogan "Talk That Matters"
Frequency 1240 kHz
Translator(s) 97.3 MHz
Format News/Talk
Power 1,000 watts (unlimited)
Class C
Facility ID 4769
Transmitter coordinates 34°47′1.00″N 87°42′15.00″W / 34.7836111°N 87.7041667°W / 34.7836111; -87.7041667
Affiliations Westwood One, CBS Radio, Fox News Radio
Owner Benny Carle Broadcasting, Inc.
Webcast Listen Live
Website wbcf.com

WBCF (1240 AM, "NewsTalk 1240") is an American radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format.[1] Licensed to serve the community of Florence, Alabama, the station broadcasts to the Florence-Muscle Shoals Metropolitan Area.


The station is currently owned by Benny Carle Broadcasting, Inc., and features programming from Westwood One, CBS Radio, and Fox News Radio.[2]

Company namesake Benny Carle was, from the 1950s through the 1970s, a children's show host on Birmingham and Huntsville television stations, the latter of which (the present WAFF-TV) he was a minority owner.


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