Founded in 1947 by George Weiss, WBBQ, through time, became known for its innovation, its radio personalities and its owner/manager. The radio station signed on the air on January 12, 1947. Originally an AM Station WBBQ was one of the first stations to deliver programming on the FM dial by the mid-1950s. Whether introducing a 24 hour news fleet or shifting to a rock and roll format, WBBQ was a pioneer of the industry. Learn more about how radio influenced the Augusta region within the WBBQ exhibit

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