WDBC AM 680 Escanaba

Slogan/Positioner: AM 680; The Information Authority; America's Best Music

Format: Full Service / Adult Standards

Contact this station through their web site, linked below:WDBC AM 680

Web site: www.kmbbroadcasting.com/wdbc/

Technical Information:

HD Radio Status: no

Class: B
Daytime Power / # of Towers: 10,000 watts / 2 / directional
Nighttime Power / # of Towers: 1,000 watts / 4 / directional

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Call Sign History:

  • WDBC

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On Air Date:

Owner: KMB Broadcasting

Office Telephone: (906) 786 3800


  • Noted as the Upper Peninsula's most powerful AM station.
  • 2003: Appeal filed to review FCC's approval of transfer of stations. As of late 2003, the deal had not been completed and appears to have fallen through.
  • 3/2003: FCC recinds decision for transfer of stations, then later affirms it.
  • 2/2003: FCC approves transfer of stations from KMB to Starboard
  • 10/2002: Announced that Starboard Media will acquire WYKX-FM 104.7 and WDBC-AM 680 Escanaba from KMB Broadcasting for $850,000.
  • 2/2000: Format moves more toward talk/full services as some oldies programming is dropped
  • Late 1990's: Format changes to oldies
  • 1980's-90's: Format is soft rock/adult contemporary
  • 1970's: Format is top 40

Center of antenna array/transmitter location:

Delta County






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