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WFBQ
WFBQ Logo
Broadcast area Indianapolis, Indiana
Branding Q95
Slogan Classic Rock
First air date 1975
Frequency 94.7 (MHz)
Format Classic Rock
ERP 58,000 watts
Class B
Callsign meaning WFB Q95
Owner Clear Channel
Website www.wfbq.com

WFBQ, "Q95" is an FM radio station owned by Clear Channel Communications in Indianapolis, Indiana. The station operates on the FM radio frequency of 94.7 mHz, FM channel 234. The studios are located at 6161 Fall Creek Road on the northeast side of Indianapolis. The transmitter and antenna are located on the northwest side of Indianapolis. Image File history File links Q95rock. ... Location Location in the state of Indiana Government County Marion Mayor Bart Peterson (D) Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 953. ... Look up Slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... 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. ... Classic rock was originally conceived as a radio station programming format which evolved from the album oriented rock (AOR) format in the mid-1980s. ... 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. ... This is the list of broadcast station classes. ... 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 aid... 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. ... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... 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. ... Location Location in the state of Indiana Government County Marion Mayor Bart Peterson (D) Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 953. ... FM radio is a broadcast technology invented by Edwin Howard Armstrong that uses frequency modulation to provide high-fidelity broadcast radio sound. ...

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History

WFBQ began operation as WFBM in 1959 as the FM sister station to WFBM-AM (now WNDE) and WFBM-TV (now WRTV). WNDE, SportsRadio WNDE is an AM radio station owned by Clear Channel Communications in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... WRTV , RTV6, is the ABC television affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana. ...


In 1957, the three WFBM stations were sold to Time-Life, Inc. In 1972, WFBM-TV became WRTV. In November 1973, WFBM-AM became WNDE, followed by WFBM-FM becoming WFBQ Q95 in the Spring of 1975. WRTV , RTV6, is the ABC television affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana. ...


Station broadcasting information

The station broadcasts with 58 kilowatts of both vertical and horizontal power. More information can be found at the WFBQ FM query page at the FCC website. 58 kW makes WFBQ the most powerful FM station in Indiana.


Programming

WFBQ changed to its current classic rock format on February 14, 1978 at 7 AM. Classic rock was originally conceived as a radio station programming format which evolved from the album oriented rock (AOR) format in the mid-1980s. ...


It also has two sister stations, WNDE (originally WFBM-AM) and WRZX (Alternative Rock X-103).


It has been the flagship station of The Bob and Tom Show (now nationally syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks) since its start in 1983. The Bob & Tom Show is a radio program established by Bob Kevoian and Tom Griswold at radio station WFBQ in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1983. ... Premiere Radio Networks syndicates some of the most popular radio programs in the United States. ...


It is currently the flagship station for Indianapolis Colts game broadcasts [1]; however, that deal will expire following the 2006 season. City Indianapolis, Indiana Team colors Speed Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy Owner Jim Irsay General manager Bill Polian Mascot Spike and Spirit Local radio Flagship stations: WFBQ (94. ...


WFBQ is the State Primary Source for the Indiana Emergency Alert System. [2]


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