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Chronology of call letters WBAB

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First station

  • Date: ...May 1, 1922-March, 1923 ( NOTE: Apparently lost license in January, 1923 [shown as deleted in United States Department of Commerce Radio Service Bulletin[1] dated February 1, 1923], then regained it in February [shown as a new station in bulletin dated March 1, 1923]. The station is again shown as deleted in the bulletin dated April 2, 1923.)
  • Frequency:
    • 833 kHz (...May 1, 1922-March, 1923) (See Note above.)
  • Location:
  • Owner of license:
    • Andrew J. Potter (...May 1, 1922-March, 1923) (See Note above.)

Second station

Affiliated with:

WBAB-FM

Third station

  • Date: January 1, 1958-1976
  • Frequency:
    • 1440 khz (January 1, 1958-1976)
  • Location:
  • Owner of license:
    • Babylon-Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation (January 1, 1958-1975)
  • Subsequent call letters: WNYG

Affiliated (until AM station was sold and separated as WNYG) with:

WBAB-FM

  • Frequency:
    • 102.3 MHz (...1975-1991...)
  • Location:
  • Owner of license:
    • Babylon-Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation (...1979)


Fourth station

(Affiliated with WBAB-FM above)

  • Date: January 1988-April 1, 1991
  • Previous call letters: WGBB
  • Frequency:
    • 1240 khz (January 1988-April 1, 1991)
  • Location:
  • Owner of license:
    • Noble Broadcasting (January 1988-April 1, 1991)
  • Subsequent call letters: WGBB

References

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