WNBZ-FM

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WNBZ-FM
WNBZ-FM 106.3 logo.png
City Saranac, New York
Broadcast area Plattsburgh, New York
Burlington, Vermont
Branding WNBZ-FM 106.3
Slogan The New Broadcasting Zenith
Frequency 106.3 MHz
Translator(s) 105.9 W290AT (Plattsburgh)
First air date July 12, 1989 (1989-07-12)[1]
Format Classic Hits
ERP 1,470 watts
HAAT 706 meters (2,316 ft)
Class C2
Facility ID 73315
Transmitter coordinates 44°20′28.00″N 74°7′43.00″W / 44.3411111°N 74.1286111°W / 44.3411111; -74.1286111
Former callsigns WDGE (1985-1993)
WSLK (1993-2000)
WYZY (2000-2016)
Affiliations CBS Radio News
Operator NBZ, LLC
(full acquisition pending)
Owner Saranac Lake Radio, LLC
Website wnbz.com

WNBZ-FM (106.3 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a mix of adult top 40, adult contemporary, CHR and oldies format. Licensed to Saranac, New York, United States, the station is owned by Saranac Lake Radio, LLC. Its studios are located in the Gateway office building in Plattsburgh, New York; it has previously maintained facilities at Radio Park in Saranac Lake[2] and in the Champlain Centre mall in Plattsburgh. As of June 2017, WNBZ-FM's programming was simulcast on WRGR (102.1 FM) in Tupper Lake;[2] it has also simulcast with WNBZ (1240 AM) in Saranac Lake[3] and WLPW (105.5 FM) in Lake Placid.[2] As of November 2017, WNBZ-FM was the only one of Saranac Lake Radio's stations to remain on the air.[4] That month, Saranac Lake Radio agreed to sell the station to NBZ, LLC for $300,000; under the terms of the deal, the new owners began programming WNBZ-FM under a local marketing agreement on December 1.[5]

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Broadcast translators of WNBZ-FM
Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
W
Height
m (ft)
Class Transmitter coordinates FCC info
W290AT 105.9 Plattsburgh, New York 148182 73 3.1 m (10 ft) D 44°42′34″N 73°28′2″W / 44.70944°N 73.46722°W / 44.70944; -73.46722 (W290AT) FCC

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-311. Retrieved April 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c Knight, Chris (June 21, 2017). "The death of local radio?". Adirondack Daily Enterprise. Retrieved June 23, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Stations In New York's Adirondack Region Seemingly Abandoned". Inside Radio. June 23, 2017. Retrieved June 23, 2017. 
  4. ^ Hart, Glynis (November 17, 2017). "Over and out: Radio Park will go on auction block in two weeks". Adirondack Daily Enterprise. Retrieved November 20, 2017. 
  5. ^ "APPLICATION FOR CONSENT TO ASSIGNMENT OF BROADCAST STATION CONSTRUCTION PERMIT OR LICENSE". CDBS Public Access. Federal Communications Commission. November 28, 2017. Retrieved November 29, 2017. 

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