|Broadcast area||Florence-Muscle Shoals|
|Branding||Fox Sports Shoals|
|Slogan||Where Sports Beats Music|
|Translator(s)||97.9 W250BY (Florence)|
|First air date||March 29, 1946|
|Power||1,000 watts unlimited|
|Callsign meaning||Sports Beats Music|
|Former callsigns||WJOI (1946-1973)
|Owner||Big River Broadcasting Corporation|
|Sister stations||WQLT-FM, WXFL, WLVS-FM|
WSBM (1340 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a sports radio format. Licensed to Florence, Alabama, United States, the station serves the Florence-Muscle Shoals area. The station is currently owned by Big River Broadcasting Corporation.
WSBM AM 1340 is currently rebroadcast on translator W250BY 97.9 FM. This translator had previously broadcast on 98.3 FM until its frequency was changed to 98.5 in 2001. Incidentally, this was the same frequency as WJOI-FM which was on the air in the early- and mid-1950s. This was a 140-watt FM station (the first FM station in the Florence-Muscle Shoals market) which rebroadcast WJOI AM 1340. W253AH uses the old WJOI-FM antenna which was mounted on 1340's tower in the 1950s.
WJOI-FM went off the air sometime in the late 1950s, and should not be confused with the 1960s' WJOI-FM on 107.3 which later became WQLT.
|City of license||ERP
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WSBM
- Radio-Locator Information on WSBM
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WSBM
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W250BY
- Radio-Locator information on W250BY
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