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City of license Gainesville, Georgia
Broadcast area northeast Georgia (Atlanta market)
Branding Eclectic 89.1
Frequency 89.1 MHz
First air date 1976
Format Eclectic jazz & classical
ERP 840 watts
HAAT 166 meters (540 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 6706
Transmitter coordinates 34°19′1.00″N 83°49′45.00″W / 34.31694°N 83.82917°W / 34.31694; -83.82917Coordinates: 34°19′1.00″N 83°49′45.00″W / 34.31694°N 83.82917°W / 34.31694; -83.82917
Callsign meaning Brenau College EXperiment
Owner Brenau College
(Brenau College)
Website Official website

WBCX FM 89.1 is a radio station licensed to Gainesville, Georgia, USA. It serves most of Hall and parts of surrounding counties in northeast Georgia, sometimes as far as northeastern metro Atlanta. The student radio station is owned by Brenau College.[1][2]


The station began in 1976 as an experiment, broadcasting 10 watts to the college campus and immediate area only. This was increased to 840 watts in the 1986 (after several years of modified and expired construction permits), which enabled the station to reach well beyond campus, as the region grew in population due to the proximity of Atlanta and Lake Lanier.


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