WBHV-FM

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WBHV-FM
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City State College, Pennsylvania
Branding All Hit B94.5
Frequency 94.5 MHz
Format Top 40
ERP 1,900 watts
HAAT 179 meters (588 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 38271
Transmitter coordinates 40°54′04″N 77°50′20″W / 40.90111°N 77.83889°W / 40.90111; -77.83889
Former callsigns WGGY (1991-1992)
WFGI (1992-2001)
WLTS (2001-2006)
WSMO (2/2006-8/2006)
Owner Kristin Cantrell
(Southern Belle, LLC)
Sister stations WOWY, WFEQ, WZWW
Website b945live.com

WBHV-FM (94.5 FM), known as "B 94.5 All The Hits", is a contemporary hit radio station licensed to serve State College, Pennsylvania.[1] The station is owned by Kristin Cantrell, through licensee Southern Belle, LLC. The Program Director is Sara Lauer.

History[edit]

In 1987, WBHV was born as a Rock-40 alternative to WQWK - which aired at that time as a top-40 station. Shortly thereafter, WQWK switched back to its "QWK Rock" format and B103 moved into the top-40 niche in State College, Pennsylvania.

During the 1980s and 1990s, the station was generally referred to as B-103 (The Beaver), as its prior frequency was at 103.1 FM, where WAPY is currently broadcasting from. In terms of branding, WBHV initially identified itself as "B103 - The Beaver."

In the late 90's, the station changed its branding to "Beaver 103." In the early 2000s, the branding changed back to "103.1 - The Beaver" with an on-air lineup including mornings with Joe Thomas and Pam Bunch, middays with Glenn Turner and afternoons with Rob Tanner taking over the top spot in the State College ratings.

In 2006, after a few years off the air, WBHV was reborn in State College at 94.5 FM. Notable air talent at "The Original Bee" included Mike Maze, Paul Kraimer, "Doc" Livingston, Ronnie Fox, Dave Dallow, Marc Bishop, John Lorinc, Jeff Daniels, Joe Myers, Benjy Bronk, Jim Richards, Timmy D, Kevin Kral (aka "Bailey"), David Hilton (aka Christian Myers), Ross Cannon, Tommy Edwards, Captain Kevin Collins, Pat Kain (RIP) and Steve Hilton (who for a period went by the name "Hitman")

The current lineup consists of the Morning Getaway with Angela and Jason, middays with Steve Hilton, afternoons with Sara Lauer (current Program Director), and evenings with Adam Bomb.

Frequency history[edit]

Previous stations broadcasting to State College on the 94.5 FM frequency include WGGY (1991–1992), WFGI (1992–2001), adult contemporary WLTS (2001–2006), and WSMO (February–August 2006). The call letters were officially changed to WBHV-FM on August 29, 2006.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fall 2007 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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