WSBT AM 960 South Bend, IN

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Slogan/Positioner: Newsradio 960

Format: News-Talk

Web site: www.wsbtradio.com

E-Mail: visit web site

Class: B
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 5,000 watts / 4, directional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 5,000 watts / 4, directional

AM Stereo

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WSBT: 1925
  • WGAZ: 1922
  • W9FP: 1922

Call Sign Origin: South Bend Tribune

On Air Date: 1922

Owner: Schurz Communications

Telephone: (574) 239-4230

 

Notes/History:

  • 1947: Power increase to 5,000 watts.
  • 1932: Affilation with CBS begins.
  • 1925: Call sign change to WSBT to reflect owner's newspaper, the South Bend Tribune.
  • 11/4/1922: First play-by-play of Notre Dame football (Notre Dame 27, Indiana University 0).
  • 7/3/1922: WGAZ is in operations. The first-ever commercially sponsored radio program in the entire nation was heard on WGAZ. The event featured an evening of music presented by Ries Furniture of South Bend.
  • 4/1922: Experimental station W9FP is on the air.

 


 

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

St. Joseph County, IN

 


 

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