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CityCharleston, West Virginia
Broadcast areaSouth-Central West Virginia
Branding"95 The Sports Fox"
Slogan"All Sports, All The Time!"
Frequency950 AM kHz
First air dateFebruary 16, 1957[1]
Power5,000 Watts daytime
1,000 Watts nighttime
Facility ID6873
Transmitter coordinates38°23?11.0?N 81°42?51.0?W / 38.386389°N 81.714167°W / 38.386389; -81.714167
Callsign meaningW Beautiful Entertainment (in) Stereo
Former callsignsWKAZ (?-1983)
WQBE (1983-2001)
WVTS (2001-2010)
WBES (2010-Present)[3]
AffiliationsFox Sports Radio
OwnerBristol Broadcasting Company
Sister stationsWQBE-FM, WVSR-FM, WVTS, WYNL
WebcastWBES Webstream
WebsiteWBES Online

WBES is a Sports formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Charleston, West Virginia, serving South-Central West Virginia.[2] WBES is owned and operated by Bristol Broadcasting Company.[4]


  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-587. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "WBES Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2016.

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