FM Technical Profile: WBFR


Station Name:
Family Radio
Frequency:
89.5
Format:
Christian Religious: Family Radio network affiliate
Transmitter Location:
[map] [street view] [bird's eye] Approximately 1/2 mile east of I-65 on Red Mountain, just west of the "Pickle Fork" broadcast tower on Beacon Parkway East.
Power (ERP):
100 watts, vertical only
210 watts (CP)
Antenna:
Omnidirectional
Antenna HAAT:
672 feet
637 feet
(CP)
Other Information:
60 dBu protected contour map, from the FCC.
60 dBu protected contour map, from the FCC. (CP)
More Information:
[FCC]
[FCCdata]
[Radio-Locator]
[Wikipedia]
[Facebook] For the Family Stations network
[Facebook] For this station
Owner:
Family Stations, Inc.
History:
Signed on in February 1989 and has always been a Family Radio affiliate.  The station received its first ever construction permit for an upgrade in July of 2016.  The antenna height will be lowered but the power will increase and a horizontal component will be added.  Tower coordinates were also corrected, although it does not affect the Transmitter Location links on this page.