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City of license New Orleans, Louisiana
Broadcast area New Orleans, Louisiana
Frequency 88.3 (MHz)
First air date 1982
Format Radio Reading services and programs geared toward audiences who are disabled
ERP 51,000 watts
HAAT 190 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 54575
Callsign meaning Radio for the Blind & Handicapped
Owner Radio For The Blind & Handicapped
Webcast Listen Live

WRBH is a non-commercial radio outlet in New Orleans, Louisiana that provides programming for the blind and handicapped, one of two stations in the United States that offer this service. The station's owners are Radio For The Blind & Print Handicapped, which is where the call letters came from. They operate at 88.3 MHz with an ERP of 51 kW.

The station was founded by Dr. Robert McLean, a blind mathematician. His dream was to have a full-time radio station that would provide programming to people with disabilities such as his. His dream became a reality in 1982 and the station continues his mission today.

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