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City of license Evansville, Indiana
Branding Newstalk 1280
Frequency 1280 kHz
Format News Talk Information
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
Class B
Facility ID 660
Transmitter coordinates 37°59′45.00″N 87°28′36.00″W / 37.99583°N 87.47667°W / 37.99583; -87.47667
Callsign meaning G. B. Finke Furniture Co.[1]
Former callsigns WWOK (1989-1995)
Affiliations ABC Radio , Premiere Radio Networks, Talk Radio Network
Owner Regent Broadcasting of Evansville/Owensboro, Inc.
Sister stations WGBF-FM

WGBF (1280 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Evansville, Indiana, USA, the station serves the Evansville area. The station is currently owned by Regent Broadcasting of Evansville/Owensboro, Inc. and features programing from ABC Radio, Premiere Radio Networks and Talk Radio Network.[2]

The station currently carries a conservative programming line-up, including Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Michael Savage, Laura Ingram and Bill O'Reilly. Also heard on the station are Dave Ramsey and Coast to Coast AM. Purdue University broadcasts can also be found on WGBF.

WGBF broadcasts from a two tower array near the intersection of Morgan Ave. and Burkhardt Road in Evansville. However, only one tower is used for daytime operation.


WGBF first broadcast in 1923, and became a licensed facility in 1925.[3] The station changed its call sign to WWOK on October 23, 1989. Then, on August 28, 1995, the station changed its call sign back to WGBF.[4]


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