WABB (AM)

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WABB
City of licenseBelton, South Carolina
Broadcast areaAnderson, South Carolina
BrandingThe Life FM
Frequency1390 AM
First air dateOctober 1956
FormatChristian radio
Power1,000 watts (day)
17 watts (night)
ClassD
Facility ID10076
Transmitter coordinatesCoordinates: 34°30′38″N 82°28′40″W / 34.51056°N 82.47778°W / 34.51056; -82.47778
Former callsignsWHPB (1956-2004)
WLUA (2004-2008)
WROP (2008-2012)
AffiliationsThe Life FM
OwnerThe Power Foundation
WebcastListen Live
Websitehttp://www.thelifefm.com/
 
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For the station in Mobile, Alabama that previously held these calls, see WERM.
WABB
City of licenseBelton, South Carolina
Broadcast areaAnderson, South Carolina
BrandingThe Life FM
Frequency1390 AM
First air dateOctober 1956
FormatChristian radio
Power1,000 watts (day)
17 watts (night)
ClassD
Facility ID10076
Transmitter coordinatesCoordinates: 34°30′38″N 82°28′40″W / 34.51056°N 82.47778°W / 34.51056; -82.47778
Former callsignsWHPB (1956-2004)
WLUA (2004-2008)
WROP (2008-2012)
AffiliationsThe Life FM
OwnerThe Power Foundation
WebcastListen Live
Websitehttp://www.thelifefm.com/

WABB is an American radio station located in Belton, South Carolina, The station is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to broadcast on 1390 AM with an effective radiated power (ERP) of 1 kW. during the day and 17 watts at night under a non-directional pattern. The station airs a Christian format, as an affiliate of The Life FM.

History[edit]

Prior to its acquisition by Big Fish Broadcasting in 2008, the station carried a religious radio format with the WLUA callsign. Starting in early 2008, it began simulcasting sister station WYOR, "Your 94" and its Variety Hits format.

The station adopted the WABB call sign on November 9, 2012, after it was dropped from WTKD in Mobile, Alabama.

Due to technical problems, this station has operated only briefly from May 2012 until December 17, 2013.

The station was acquired from Big Fish Broadcasting by The Power Foundation in a transaction that was consummated on April 22, 2014, at a purchase price of $100,000.

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