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Station Information for WCBS-FM
FM Frequency 101.1
Station Address 345 Hudson Street
10th Floor
New York, NY 10014
Classification and Power B, 6800W
Transmitter Location Empire State Building
Contact office - 212-846-5100
request line - 1-800-367-1101
Station Staff General Manager - Dan Bouloukos
Program Director - Jim Ryan
General Sales Manager - Chad Lopez
Local Sales Manager - Glen Tacinelli
Local Sales Manager - Lance Delaney
National Sales Manager - Keith Crystal
Format Oldies
Owner Entercom Communications Corp.

   The first FM outlet of the Columbia Broadcasting System, this station went on the air on December 1, 1941 using the call letters W67NY on a frequency of 46.7 MHz. On November 1, 1943, its call letters were changed to WABC-FM to agree with CBS` AM station, whose call letters were derived from the name of WABC`s former owner, the Atlantic Broadcasting Company. The FM station moved to 96.9 MHz on the new FM band in 1946 and its call letters were changed to WCBS-FM on November 2, 1946. WCBS-FM moved to its present frequency, 101.1, on 9/21/47. Rock format 1969-72. Changed to rock 'n roll oldies format on 7/4/72. On Friday, June 3, 2005, WCBS-FM dropped its oldies format and adopted a Rock AC format as "Jack FM". WCBS-FM revived its oldies format on Thursday, July 12, 2007.


   CBS Radio merged into Entercom Communications, effective November 17, 2017.

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