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The Essentials

Call Letters: WBUZ
Frequency: Formerly 1230am
City of License: Terre Haute
Metro(s): Terre Haute
Power: 1000 watts - Day 1000 watts - Night, (ND)
Format:
Address: P.O. Box 35, Terre Haute, IN 47808-0035
Address: 1341 Ohio Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807-3999
Phone: 812.232.5034
Ownership: Contemporary Media, Inc.

Station Personnel

Former

WBOW(AM)

GM: Martin Leich
GM: W. Ferrall Rippetoe
Chief Engineer: Donald Aldrich
PD: Leo Baxter
Promotions Director: Madeline Barry
Weekends: Greg Goode
Weekends: Jim Grey

WBFX(AM)

GM: Ken Brown
Chief Engineer: Gerald Probst
SM: Robert Cox
PD: Tom Lisella
News Director: Taylor Brown

WZZQ(AM)

WBUZ(AM)

Station History

1230am signed on June 15, 1927.

WBOW(AM)

Owned by Banks of the Wabash, Inc. with studios located at 303 S. Sixth St., Terre Haute, IN 47807.

WBFX(AM)

Aired an AOR format.

WZZQ(AM)

WBUZ(AM)

WZZQ(AM) flipped calls to WBUZ in August 2000, but contined to simulcast WZZQ-FM. The FCC shut down the station, as well as all of the other Contemporary Media stations, on Thursday October 4, 2001.

For Further Reading...

McConnell, Chris. "FCC judge moves to pull radio licenses." Broadcasting and Cable. 127, no. 35 (1997): Page 18.


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