|City||Point Pleasant, West Virginia|
|Broadcast area||Point Pleasant, West Virginia
Mason County, West Virginia
Gallia County, Ohio
|Branding||"Big Country 99.5"|
|Slogan||"Today's Best Country"|
|First air date||1995|
|Callsign meaning||play on the word "big"|
|Owner||Baker Family Stations
(Big River Radio, Inc.)
|Sister stations||WTHQ, WCEF|
WBYG is a Country formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Point Pleasant, West Virginia, serving Point Pleasant, Mason County in West Virginia and Gallia County in Ohio. WBYG is owned and operated by Baker Family Stations.
The call letters were formerly held by an AM radio station at 1450 kHz in Savannah, GA (now silent).
- Big Country 99.5 Online
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WBYG
- Radio-Locator information on WBYG
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WBYG
WBYG was also 99.9 FM based in Kankakee Illinois owned by Howard S. Dybedock who made the station much bigger when he built a new Transmission tower in 1977 near Crete, Illinois and increased power to 50,000 watts to reach the Chicago Market. At that time it was a top 40/pop station with Greg Shelby, Allan Kaye, Bill Taylor and others.
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