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WBTP
Image:WBTP.jpg
City of license Clearwater, Florida
Broadcast area Tampa Bay Area
Branding "95.7 the Beat"
Slogan Tampa Bay's #1 for Hip Hop and R&B
Frequency 95.7 (MHz)
Format Mainstream Urban
ERP 100,000 watts
Callsign meaning We're The Beat TamPa Bay
Owner Clear Channel
Website http://www.957thebeat.com/

WBTP is a Mainstream Urban radio station that serves the Tampa Bay area that plays hip-hop, R&B, and soul music that aims towards the African American community. Its target audience is African Americans between the ages of 18-34, but its main competitors are WLLD which has a very similar target audience as well, and WTMP which caters to the Urban Adult Contemporary demographics. It was the home of former Russ Parr Morning Show co-host, Olivia Fox, who was host of the station's morning drive show from 2004 to mid 2006. The station's current slogan is "Tampa Bay's #1 for Hip-Hop and R&B". Image File history File links WBTP.jpg Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... In the United States (and potentially elswhere), each radio station or TV station is assigned a city of license by the Federal Communications Commission that they must serve. While this has become far less meaningful over the decades, stations are still required to post their public file somewhere within the... Clearwater is a city located in central Pinellas County, Florida, USA, nearly due west of Tampa. ... The Tampa Bay area is a metropolitan area on the Gulf coast of west-central Florida. ... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... FreQuency is a music video game developed by Harmonix and published by SCEI. It was released in November 2001. ... MegaHertz (MHz) is the name given to one million (106) Hertz, a measure of frequency. ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... Mainstream Urban, a term used to describe a radio format similar to an urban contemporary format. ... In radio telecommunications, effective radiated power or ERP is determined by subtracting system losses from system gains. ... The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational... Clear channel stations are AM radio stations that are designated as such so that only one or two 50,000 watt powerhouses operate at night on each designated frequency, covering a wide area via sky wave propagation. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, images, videos and other digital assets and hosted on a particular domain or subdomain on the World Wide Web. ... Mainstream Urban, a term used to describe a radio format similar to an urban contemporary format. ... Landsat image of Tampa Bay Tampa Bay is a large natural harbor and estuary along the Gulf of Mexico on the western coast of Florida, made up of Old Tampa Bay, Hillsborough Bay, McKay Bay, and the New Tampa Bay. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan and West Africa. ... WLLD is a Rhythmic Contemporary Hits-formatted radio station licensed to Holmes Beach, Florida that serves the Tampa Bay area in Florida. ... The /var/log/wtmp is a file on Unix-systems and derivates that keeps track of all logins and logouts to the system. ... Urban Adult Contemporary is the name for a format of radio music, similar to an urban contemporary format. ... Russ Parr is an American radio and television personality. ...

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History

95.7 was an adult contemporary-formatted station WSSR, "Star 95.7" until November 2003. In November 2003, the format change occurred in which the station became a Mainstream Urban, WBTP, "95.7 the Beat". It remained jockless for nearly the first 4 months and received lukewarm reception from the African American community of the area. However, the station has now has beaten its closest competitor, WLLD, in ratings since late 2004, though not consistently. For example, WLLD claimed a ratings victory for Summer 2006 by .3 rating points, according to Arbitron.[1] Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Mainstream Urban, a term used to describe a radio format similar to an urban contemporary format. ... WLLD is a Rhythmic Contemporary Hits-formatted radio station licensed to Holmes Beach, Florida that serves the Tampa Bay area in Florida. ... WLLD is a Rhythmic Contemporary Hits-formatted radio station licensed to Holmes Beach, Florida that serves the Tampa Bay area in Florida. ... Arbitron is a radio audience research company in the United States. ...


Current Schedule

  • The Steve Harvey Morning Show - 6-10AM
  • Coca Lani- 10AM-2PM
  • Stu - 2-6PM
  • DJ Chase - 6-9PM
  • Quiet Storm with Jomama Johnson - 9PM-2AM
  • Music - 2-6AM

Saturdays For the AIDS activist also named Steve Harvey, see Lenford Harvey. ... Quiet storm is a late-night radio format, featuring soulful slow jams, pioneered in the mid 1970s by then station intern Melvin Lindsey at Howard University Radio, WHUR-FM, in Washington, D.C. Smokey Robinsons like-titled hit single, released in 1975 as the title track to his third...

Sundays Jesse Louis Jackson (born October 8, 1941) is an American politician, civil rights activist, racist, and falseBaptist ministerwith no divinity degree. ... The Baka Boyz in action, circa 1995? The Baka Boyz are radio hosts in the Miami area, who first achieved fame on the hip-hop/R&B radio station KPWR (Power 106 FM) in Los Angeles. ...

Dr. Bobby Jones (born September 18, 1939) is a famous gospel leader and singer. ... Black gospel is primarily a marketing term used to help potential buyers distinguish it from other forms of Christian music, such as contemporary Christian music or Christian rock and Southern gospel (a merger of barbershop quartet style harmony and country instrumentation, see also Southern Gospel Music Association), which have similar... Quiet storm is a late-night radio format, featuring soulful slow jams, pioneered in the mid 1970s by then station intern Melvin Lindsey at Howard University Radio, WHUR-FM, in Washington, D.C. Smokey Robinsons like-titled hit single, released in 1975 as the title track to his third...

Other Personalities

  • DJ Chase
  • Real
  • Suge Avery
  • DJ Ekin
  • Cristyle
  • DJ Sandman

Station Management

  • General Manager Dan DiLoreto
  • Program Director Ron "Jomama Johnson" Shephard
  • Music Director Stu Robinson
  • News Director Suge Avery

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FM radio stations in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida market (Arbitron #19)

By frequency: 88.5 | 88.9 | 89.7 | 90.5 | 91.1 | 91.7 | 92.5 | 93.3 | 94.1 | 94.9 | 95.7 | 96.1 | 97.1 | 97.9 | 98.7 | 99.5 | 100.7 | 101.5 | 102.5 | 103.5 | 104.7 | 105.5 | 106.3 | 106.5 | 107.3 FM broadcasting is a broadcast technology invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong that uses frequency modulation (FM) to provide high-fidelity sound over broadcast radio. ... Nickname: Location in Hillsborough County and the state of Florida. ... Nickname: Floridas Sunshine City Location of the city proper in the state of Florida Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Pinellas County Founded 1876 Incorporated February 29, 1892  - Mayor Rick Baker Area    - City  133. ... Clearwater is a city located in central Pinellas County, Florida, USA, nearly due west of Tampa. ... FreQuency is a music video game developed by Harmonix and published by SCEI. It was released in November 2001. ... WMNF is a non-commercial, community radio station operating in the city of Tampa in the U.S. state of Florida that broadcasts at the FM frequency of 88. ... The new WUSF-TV complex, completed in 2001. ... WBVM, branded as Spirit FM 90. ... WYUU is located in the Tampa, Florida area and broadcasts at 92. ... WFLZ is a Contemporary Hit Radio/Pop music station broadcasting in the Tampa Bay area. ... WSJT is located in the Tampa, Florida area and broadcasts at 94. ... The /var/log/wtmp is a file on Unix-systems and derivates that keeps track of all logins and logouts to the system. ... WSUN is a commercial alternative rock music radio station in Tampa, Florida, broadcasting on 97. ... WXTB 98Rock is a heritage active rock radio station in Tampa, Florida. ... WLLD is a Rhythmic Contemporary Hits-formatted radio station licensed to Holmes Beach, Florida that serves the Tampa Bay area in Florida. ... WQYK-FM is a country music radio station located in the Tampa, Florida area and broadcasts at 99. ... WMTX-FM is an Adult Contemporary radio station in Tampa, Florida known as Mix 100. ... This article belongs in one or more categories. ... WHPT (otherwise known as 102. ... WFUS-FM (US 103. ... WRBQ-FM is a commercial oldies music radio station in Tampa, Florida, broadcasting on 104. ... WDUV, The Dove, is a radio station serving the Tampa Bay media market in Florida. ... WXGL, known as 107. ...


By callsign: WBTP | WBVM | WCTQ | WDUV | WFLZ | WFTI | WFUS | WHPT | WJQB | WKES | WLLD | WMNF | WMTX | WPOI | WQYK | WRBQ | WSJT | WSUN | WTMP | WUSF | WWRM | WXGL | WXTB | WYFE | WYUU | In broadcasting and radio communication, a callsign or call sign (also call letters) is a unique designation for a transmitting station. ... WBVM, branded as Spirit FM 90. ... WDUV, The Dove, is a radio station serving the Tampa Bay media market in Florida. ... WFLZ is a Contemporary Hit Radio/Pop music station broadcasting in the Tampa Bay area. ... WFUS-FM (US 103. ... WHPT (otherwise known as 102. ... WLLD is a Rhythmic Contemporary Hits-formatted radio station licensed to Holmes Beach, Florida that serves the Tampa Bay area in Florida. ... WMNF is a non-commercial, community radio station operating in the city of Tampa in the U.S. state of Florida that broadcasts at the FM frequency of 88. ... WMTX-FM is an Adult Contemporary radio station in Tampa, Florida known as Mix 100. ... This article belongs in one or more categories. ... WQYK-FM is a country music radio station located in the Tampa, Florida area and broadcasts at 99. ... WRBQ-FM is a commercial oldies music radio station in Tampa, Florida, broadcasting on 104. ... WSJT is located in the Tampa, Florida area and broadcasts at 94. ... WSUN is a commercial alternative rock music radio station in Tampa, Florida, broadcasting on 97. ... The /var/log/wtmp is a file on Unix-systems and derivates that keeps track of all logins and logouts to the system. ... The new WUSF-TV complex, completed in 2001. ... WXGL, known as 107. ... WXTB 98Rock is a heritage active rock radio station in Tampa, Florida. ... WYUU is located in the Tampa, Florida area and broadcasts at 92. ...


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Florida Radio Markets

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Shortwave: WYFR at SW 5.950
See also: List of radio stations in Florida and List of United States radio markets

 
 

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