World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Article Id: WHEBN0011162616
Reproduction Date:

Title: Wfbe  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Flint, Michigan, B95, List of radio stations in Michigan, WILZ, WWCK-FM, WWCK (AM), WHNN, WDZZ-FM, WTRX (AM), WRSR
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


City of license Flint, Michigan
Broadcast area [1]
Branding B-95
Slogan Flint's Hit Country
Frequency 95.1 MHz
First air date October 5, 1953
Format Country
Power 34,000 watts
HAAT 97 meters
Class B
Facility ID 21730
Transmitter coordinates

42°58′24″N 83°39′2″W / 42.97333°N 83.65056°W / 42.97333; -83.65056

Callsign meaning Flint Board of Education(Former Owners)
Owner Cumulus Media
Sister stations WDZZ, WTRX, WWCK, WWCK-FM
Webcast Listen Live

WFBE (95.1 FM, "B-95") is a radio station broadcasting a country music format. Licensed to Flint, Michigan, it first began broadcasting in 1953.

The station was owned by the Flint Board of Education whose studios were on the campus of Flint Central High School for many years.

The format was a public station which also consisted of news and education which also served the Flint Public Schools.

WFBE is Sold

In 1997, The Flint Board of Education was in a serious budget shortfall and could no longer afford to maintain the station. With many callers upset of the possible sale of this public outlet, neverless, 95.1 was sold to Liggett Broadcasting of Lansing. Unlike most non-commercial radio stations, WFBE operates on a commercial frequency.

The format was changed to the current format and "B-95" branding. Liggett would move the studios to Miller Road before being purchased by Rainbow Radio. Citadel Broadcasting would purchase B95 from Rainbow Radio in February 2000.

Originally located on Flint Board of Education property—first the Oak Grove Campus then Flint Central High School, the station vacated the high school when new transmitting facilities became operational in 2010 at the co-owned transmitting facilities of WTRX. The old broadcast tower was taken down on October of that year.

Citadel merged with Cumulus Media on September 16, 2011.[1] WFBE relocated to Cumulus' Taylor Drive studios in Mundy Township, Michigan on March 2012.


  • - WFBE History

External links

  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WFBE
  • Radio-Locator information on WFBE
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WFBE
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.