WCBN-FM 88.3 Ann Arbor
Slogan/Positioner: Over 35 Years Of Freeing Your Mind
Format: Variety; College student station
Web site: http://www.wcbn.org
E-mail: visit web site
Power/Height/Class: 200 watts / 177 feet / A
Construction permit: 3,000 watts / 167 feet / A, directional
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- WCBN on Facebook
Call Sign History:
- WCBN-FM: assigned 9/13/1971
Call Sign Origin: Campus Broadcasting Network
On Air Date: January 23, 1972
Owner: University of Michigan
Telephone: (734) 647-4122
- 12/2009: Construction permit granted to increase power from 200 watts @ 177 feet to 3,000 watts @ 167 and change to a directional pattern. The most signal improvement will be in areas around Dexter, Saline, and Ypsilanti.
- 1977: Moved to 88.3, power later to 200 watts.
- 1974: Began broacasting through summer months.
- 1/23/1972: WCBN is licensed by FCC at 89.5 FM, 10 watts. Carrier current operations continue, but as WRCN.
- 1965: Operations of WCBN are brought together in one location, the new Student Activities Building, for the first time.
- 1952: Carrier current station on 650 AM is created by combining what had been three different carrier current operations.
Washtenaw County: U-M Campus; near N. University and Church Sts (Ann Arbor)