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WTBF flips switch, airs new FM sports station

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories WTBF flips switch, airs new FM sports station Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Published 3:00 am Saturday, September 8, 2018 Richard “Dickey” Gilchrist flips the switch to begin transmitting WTBF’s new sports station 96.3. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Gilchrist said Finebaum’s primary focus is sports, particularly those in the Southeast. By The Penny Hoarder Print Article Email the author “Paul Finebaum’s show is very popular among sports fans and his show would be a great addition to our FM 96.3 translator station,” he said.Troy University football will continue to be on FM 94.7, as will high school football. “We have ask our listeners to let us know what they would like to hear on FM 96.3 and what we are hearing is ‘country music’ and we are taking that into consideration,” Gilchrist said, adding that additions to the new station will be made for the benefit of WTBF’s listeners but, for now, it’s a sports talk show that includes Auburn football and Braves baseball. Sponsored Content With that flip of the switch, WTBF now has a new station, FM 96.3 that will offer a stronger signal across a larger broadcast area and will be a translator station with the station’s AM 970. The two stations will broadcast concurrently.“Our AM station 970, which originated in 1947, will remain the same,” Gilchrist said. “What will change is that WTBF will offer sports radio that will include Auburn’s regular season football games and the post season. And we just signed a contract to broadcast Atlanta Braves’ baseball. We are also working to include the Paul Finebaum show.” By Jaine Treadwell WALKING WEST: Man hiking across nation passes through Pike County The idea of walking from coast to coast was planted in Florida resident William Smith’s mind nearly 30 years ago… read more Book Nook to reopen You Might Like Skip On August 17, 2018, Richard “Dickey” Gilchrist “flipped the switch” and a sports radio station for all Pike County became a reality.Gilchrist is the general manager of WTBF-Radio that is the voice of Pike County and its close neighbors. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more