WNBB

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WNBB & WNBR-FM
City of license WNBB: Bayboro, North Carolina
WNBR-FM: Bethel, North Carolina
Broadcast area Greenville-New Bern
Branding The Bear
Frequency WNBB: 97.9 MHz
WNBR-FM: 98.9 MHz
Format Classic Country
ERP WNBB: 50,000 watts
WNBR-FM: 11,200 watts
HAAT WNBB': 132 meters
WNBR-FM: 149 meters
Class WNBB: C2
WNBR-FM: C3
Facility ID WNBB: 87566
WNBR-FM: 53703
Transmitter coordinates WNBB:
35°00′02″N 76°49′58″W / 35.00056°N 76.83278°W / 35.00056; -76.83278
WNBR-FM:
35°47′29.00″N 77°22′54.00″W / 35.7913889°N 77.3816667°W / 35.7913889; -77.3816667
Callsign meaning WNBB: W N Bear B
WNBR-FM: W N BeaR
Former callsigns WNBB:
WBHU (1998-2000)
WRUP (2000-2003)
WNBR-FM:
WDRP (1987-1990)
WVSG (9/1990-10/1990)
WDRP (1990-2002)
WIAM-FM (2002-2004)
Owner Coastal Carolina Radio

WNBB (97.9 FM) and WNBR-FM (98.9 FM) are radio station simulcasting a classic country music format. With WNBB licensed to Bayboro, North Carolina and WNBR-FM to Bethel, North Carolina USA, it serves the Greenville-New Bern area. The station is currently owned by Coastal Carolina Radio. [1]

Call Letter Histories[edit]

WNBR-FM station went on the air as WDRP on 1987-08-04. on 1990-09-03, the station changed its call sign to WVSG, on 1990-10-01 to WDRP, on 2002-09-01 to WIAM-FM, on 2004-05-17 to the current WNBR-FM,[2] WNBB station went on the air as WBHU on 1998-09-18. on 2000-11-06, the station changed its call sign to WRUP, on 2003-11-21 to the current WNBB,[3]


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