WVBS (1470 AM) was a radio station licensed to Burgaw, North Carolina, United States. It last broadcast a Christian format, as an affiliate of the Fundamental Broadcasting Network, and was last owned by Grace Christian School.[2] The station was first licensed December 3, 1963, and held the call sign WPGF.[1] WPGF spawned a sister station, WPGF-FM, in 1964. In 1973, the station's call sign was changed to WVBS.[1] The station's license was cancelled January 13, 2017, after having been silent since October 12, 2015.[2]

WVBS
Frequency1470 kHz
Programming
FormatDefunct (was Religious)
AffiliationsFundamental Broadcasting Network
Ownership
OwnerGrace Christian School
History
First air date
1963[1]
Last air date
October 12, 2015
Former call signs
WPGF (1963-1973)[1]
Technical information
Facility ID24711
ClassD
Power880 watts day
93 watts night
Transmitter coordinates
34°32′5.00″N 77°54′31.00″W / 34.5347222°N 77.9086111°W / 34.5347222; -77.9086111
Links
Websitewww.fbnradio.com

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d History Cards for WVBS, fcc.gov. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Correspondence letter, fcc.gov. Retrieved August 1, 2018.

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