WBFH

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WBFH
City Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Broadcast area Detroit, Michigan
Branding The Biff
Slogan Hit Music, Hot Topics, Sports Talk
Frequency 88.1 MHz
First air date October 1, 1976
Format Hit Music, Hot Topics, Sports/Talk, High school station
ERP 360 watts
HAAT 55 meters
Class A
Callsign meaning Bloomfield Hills
Owner Bloomfield Hills School District
Website http://www.wbfh.fm/

WBFH, also known as The Biff, is a community radio station that has operated out of Bloomfield Hills High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan since October 1, 1976. The school district has merged their two high schools into one and has built a new high school on the site of what was Andover High School. The new school opened in September 2015. WBFH now has new studios in a highly visible area off the Commons and Main Street. The new studios have one on air room (Studio A), three production studios (Studios B, C and D), a work room and a storage room. WBFH broadcasts with 360 watts of power at 88.1 MHz on the FM dial. The signal is directional and can be heard throughout mid-Oakland County. The station can also be heard on 89.5 FM, WAHS, owned by the Avondale School District.

WBFH is licensed to the Bloomfield Hills School District and is open to all high school students. Students who want to be on the radio station must first take the prerequisite class entitled Exploring Electronic Media which is a one-semester class. After that, they can apply to be on the WBFH Staff. Due to time and space limitations, not all applicants are selected to be on the Staff. WBFH is run by General Manager/Electronic Media Teacher Pete Bowers who has been supervising the station and teaching the electronic media/radio classes since its inception in 1976. The other management team member is Assistant Manager/Technical Director/Program Director Ron Wittebols who took over that position in January, 2013 but has a long relationship with the station. WBFH is on the air with live shows from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. school calendar days and 24/7/365 via the DADPro 32 automation system. The students use Adobe Audition for audio editing. Listeners can listen to WBFH online on the station's website www.wbfh.fm, on the Biff Radio app, the High School Radio app and the TuneIn app. WBFH is one of only a few high school radio stations with their own app.

WBFH has been named the High School Station of the Year in the State of Michigan by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation ten times: 2003, 2004*, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011*, 2013, 2015 and 2016.[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 42°34′41″N 83°17′10″W / 42.578°N 83.286°W / 42.578; -83.286