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City Kannapolis, North Carolina
Slogan "Best & Most Southern Gospel"
Frequency 1460 kHz
First air date December 1, 1960
Format Southern Gospel
Power 2000 watts daytime
194 watts nighttime
Class D
Transmitter coordinates 35°29′14″N 80°36′18″W / 35.48722°N 80.60500°W / 35.48722; -80.60500
Callsign meaning "RK" in the callsign for "Radio Kannapolis"
Affiliations Salem Radio Network
Owner Ford Broadcasting
Sister stations WRNA
Website fordbroadcasting.com

WRKB (1460 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Southern Gospel format. Licensed to Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA, it serves the Rowan and Cabarrus county areas. The station is currently owned by Ford Broadcasting.


Carl Ford's first job was at WRKB in Kannapolis, which was owned by Bill Hefner at the time. Now Ford and his wife Angela own Ford Broadcasting, which owns WRKB and WRNA. The two stations air the same programming, and Carl Ford hosts a morning show on both stations.[1]


  1. ^ Jessie Burchette, "Broadcaster Carl Ford Off to Fast Start on Commission," The Salisbury Post, January 4, 2009.

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