Columbus Blue Jackets Radio Network

The Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs Columbus Blue Jackets Radio Network is an American radio network consisting of 36 radio stations which carry coverage of the Columbus Blue Jackets, a professional hockey team in the National Hockey League. WBNS/Columbus (1460 AM) and sister station WBNS-FM/Columbus (97.1 FM) serve as the network's two flagship stations. WWCD/Baltimore (102.5 FM) also serves as an alternate flagship in the event of schedule overlaps with Ohio State IMG Sports Network football or basketball programming on both WBNS and WBNS-FM. The network also includes 33 affiliates in the U.S. states of Ohio and West Virginia: 27 AM stations, 18 of which extend their signals with low-power FM translators; and 6 full-power FM stations.

Columbus Blue Jackets Radio Network
TypeRadio network
Country
HeadquartersColumbus, Ohio
Broadcast area
Ohio
West Virginia (limited)
OwnerColumbus Blue Jackets
Established2000
AffiliationNHL
Affiliates36 (including 2 flagships and 1 alternate flagship)
Official website
Blue Jackets Radio Network

Bob McElligott serves as the play-by-play announcer; in addition to his duties, McElligott also handles the pre- and post-game shows alongside Ryan Mitchell. Eldorado Gaming Scioto Downs racino owns the naming rights to the network.[1]

Affiliate stationsEdit

Callsign Frequency Band City State Network status
WBNS 1460 AM Columbus Ohio Flagship
WBNS-FM 97.1 FM Columbus Ohio Flagship
WWCD 97.1 FM Columbus Ohio Alternate Flagship*
WARF 1350 AM Akron Ohio Affiliate
WATH 970 AM Athens Ohio Affiliate
W246CE 97.1 FM Athens Ohio n/a (WATH simulcast)
WNCO 1340 AM Ashland Ohio Affiliate
WBLL 1390 AM Bellefontaine Ohio Affiliate
WILE 1270 AM Cambridge Ohio Affiliate
W300CB 107.9 FM Cambridge Ohio n/a (WILE simulcast)
WKKI 94.3 FM Celina Ohio Affiliate
WBEX 1490 AM Chillicothe Ohio Affiliate
W224BR 92.7 FM Chillicothe Ohio n/a (WBEX simulcast)
WSAI 1360 AM Cincinnati Ohio Affiliate
WWOW 1360 AM Conneaut Ohio Affiliate
WING 1410 AM Dayton Ohio Affiliate
WDLR 1550 AM Delaware Ohio Affiliate
W225CM 92.9 FM Delaware Ohio n/a (WDLR simulcast)
WEOL 930 AM Elyria Ohio Affiliate
W262DM 100.3 FM Elyria Ohio n/a (WEOL simulcast)
WFIN 1330 AM Findlay Ohio Affiliate
W238CX 95.5 FM Findlay Ohio n/a (WFIN simulcast)
WBVI 96.7 FM Fostoria Ohio Affiliate
WMOH 1450 AM Hamilton Ohio Affiliate
WSRW 1590 AM Hillsboro Ohio Affiliate
W268CC 101.5 FM Hillsboro Ohio n/a (WSRW simulcast)
WZWB 1420 AM Huntington West Virginia Affiliate
WIRO 1230 AM Ironton Ohio Affiliate
WKTN 95.3 FM Kenton Ohio Affiliate
WLOH 1320 AM Lancaster Ohio Affiliate
W283BO 104.3 FM Lancaster Ohio n/a (WLOH simulcast)
WWSR 93.1 FM Lima Ohio Affiliate
W257EQ 99.3 FM Logan Ohio n/a (WLOH simulcast)
WMOA 1490 AM Marietta Ohio Affiliate
W267CQ 101.3 FM Marietta Ohio n/a (WMOA simulcast)
WMRN 1490 AM Marion Ohio Affiliate
WQTT 1270 AM Marysville Ohio Affiliate
W244DV 96.7 FM Marysville Ohio n/a (WQTT simulcast)
WJAW-FM 100.9 FM McConnelsville Ohio Affiliate
WMPO 1390 AM Middleport Ohio Affiliate
W279CE 103.7 FM Middleport Ohio n/a (WMPO simulcast)
WCLT 1430 AM Newark Ohio Affiliate
W254CT 98.7 FM Newark Ohio n/a (WCLT simulcast)
WLKR-FM 95.3 FM Norwalk Ohio Affiliate
WNXT 1260 AM Portsmouth Ohio Affiliate
W239CQ 95.7 FM Portsmouth Ohio n/a (WNXT simulcast)
WMOV 1360 AM Ravenswood West Virginia Affiliate
W228DJ 93.5 FM Ravenswood West Virginia n/a (WMOV simulcast)
W294AF 106.7 FM Ripley West Virginia n/a (WMOV simulcast)
W275CT 102.9 FM Somerset Ohio n/a (WLOH simulcast)
W295CI 106.9 FM Urbana Ohio n/a (WBLL simulcast)
WCHO 1250 AM Washington Court House Ohio Affiliate
WINT 1330 AM Willoughby Ohio Affiliate
W268CO 101.5 FM Willoughby Ohio n/a (WINT simulcast)
WHIZ 1240 AM Zanesville Ohio Affiliate
W253CF 98.5 FM Zanesville Ohio n/a (WILE simulcast)
W272EE 102.3 FM Zanesville Ohio n/a (WHIZ simulcast)
Gray background indicates low-power translator
* WWCD serves as an "overflow" flagship station in the event of schedule overlaps with Ohio State IMG Sports Network programming on WBNS-FM.

Network map(s)Edit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eldorado Scioto Downs Blue Jackets Radio Network". Columbus Blue Jackets. Retrieved 9 June 2015.