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WBVB B97 logo.png
City Coal Grove, Ohio
Broadcast area Huntington-Ashland
Branding B97
Slogan 70s and 80s Hits
Frequency 97.1 MHz
First air date 1990 (as WXVK)
Format Classic Hits
ERP 3,000 watts
HAAT 144 meters
Class A
Facility ID 507
Transmitter coordinates 38°25′27.00″N 82°32′4.00″W / 38.4241667°N 82.5344444°W / 38.4241667; -82.5344444
Former callsigns WZTX (1988-1989, CP)
WXVK (1989-1994)
Owner iHeartMedia, Inc.
(Capstar TX LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website b97fm.com

WBVB (97.1 FM, "B97") is a radio station broadcasting a classic hits radio format. Licensed to Coal Grove, Ohio, United States, the station serves the Huntington-Ashland area. The station is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc..[1][2]


The station was assigned call sign WZTX on August 18, 1988. On November 29, 1989, the station changed its call sign to WXVK then again on December 19, 1994, to the current WBVB.[3]

On February 14, 2012 WBVB relaunched as "Oldies 97.1".

On January 1, 2016 WBVB shifted their format from oldies to classic hits, branded as "B97".


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