FM Technical Profile: WBFZ

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Station Name:
The Heart, Mind and Soul of the Black Belt
Transmitter Location:
[map] Located south of Orrville and AL-22, east of CR-998 on CR-309 in Dallas County.
Power (ERP):
50 kW H
49 kW V
Antenna HAAT:
492 feet
Other Information:
60 dBu protected contour map, from the FCC.
:PS-Z105.3#1 THE SOUND OF BLACKů? Time-[?] 334-872-7004 1. PTY-Rhythm & Blues PI-WBFZ
More Information:
[Street View] WBFZ (and old WVFG) studio.
Imani Communications Corp.
Signed on in 2001 with a Hip-Hop, R&B and Gospel mix targeting the Selma/West Alabama area.  Due to failing to file a renewal on time, the FCC deleted the license in April 2012.  The station went off the air shortly afterward, but only stayed off for a few days before returning to the airwaves.  The station picked up affiliation for the Texas A&M football team at the start of the 2012 season, coinciding with their joining the SEC.  The license was officially reinstated at the end of November 2012.  The station again failed to renew its license in 2019, and was fined $500 for the infraction.