Bahakel Communications


Bahakel Communications

Bahakel Communications is a Charlotte, North Carolina-based communications company that owns radio and television stations in the United States. Cy Bahakel founded the company in 1953, and ran it until his death at age 87 on April 20, 2006.

The company owns two affiliates of Fox, two of ABC, and one of CBS.

Owned and operated stations

Television stations

* WCCB 18 (Fox), Charlotte, North Carolina
* WAKA 8 (CBS), Montgomery, Alabama
* WBBJ 7 (ABC), Jackson, Tennessee
* WOLO 25 (ABC), Columbia, South Carolina
* WFXB 43 (Fox), Florence/Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Radio stations

* WABG 960 Greenwood, Mississippi via subsidiary Greenwood Broadcasting
* WDOD 1310 (Ruby 1310), Chattanooga, Tennessee
* WDEF 1370 (ESPN 1370), Chattanooga, Tennessee
* WDOD-FM 96.5 (The Mountain), Chattanooga, Tennessee
* WDEF-FM 92.3 (Sunny 92.3), Chattanooga, Tennessee
* KFMW 107.9 (Rock 108), Waterloo, Iowa
* KOKZ 105.7 (Cool 105.7), Waterloo, Iowa
* KXEL 1540 (News/Talk 1540), Waterloo, Iowa
* KWLO 1330 (Star 1330), Waterloo, Iowa
* KILO 94.3, Colorado Springs, Colorado
* KYZX 103.9, (103.9 The Eagle), Colorado Springs, Colorado

Former owned and operated stations

* WABG 6 (ABC), Greenville, Mississippi (now owned by Commonwealth Communications)
* WKFT 40 (Independent), Fayetteville, North Carolina, (now owned by Univision)
* WBAK 38 (Fox), Terre Haute, Indiana (now owned by Mission Broadcasting, operated under an joint sales agreement with WTWO owner Nexstar Broadcasting Group)
* WLBJ/WCBZ 1410 AM/96.7 FM, Bowling Green, Kentucky
* WRSP/WCCU 55/27 Springfield, Illinois (now owned GOCOM Media)


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  • WCCB — Infobox Broadcast call letters = WCCB city = station station slogan = station branding = Fox Charlotte (general) Fox News (news; not to be confused with Fox News Channel) analog = 18 (UHF) digital = 27 (UHF) other chs = affiliations = Fox network …   Wikipedia

  • WBBJ-TV — Infobox Broadcast call letters = WBBJ TV city = station station slogan = West Tennessee s News Channel, ... Weather Channel, ... Sports Channel station branding = ABC 7 (General) ABC 7 Eyewitness News (Newscasts) analog = 7 (VHF) digital = 43… …   Wikipedia

  • WFXB — Infobox Broadcast call letters = WFXB city = station station slogan = station branding = FXB Fox TV analog = 43 (UHF) digital = 18 (UHF) other chs = affiliations = Fox network = founded = airdate = July 5, 1984 location = Myrtle Beach / Florence …   Wikipedia

  • KWLO — Infobox Radio station name = KWLO city = Waterloo, Iowa area = Waterloo and Vicinity branding = Star 1330 slogan = Where All The Stars Have Gone! airdate = November 4, 1947 frequency = 1330 kHz format = Adult Standards/oldies power = 5,000 watts… …   Wikipedia

  • WOLO-TV — Infobox Broadcast call letters = WOLO TV city = station station slogan = At home in the Midlands Live from Main and Gervais More Local News station branding = ABC Columbia analog = 25 (UHF) digital = 8 (VHF) other chs = subchannels = 25.1 HD 25.2 …   Wikipedia

  • KXEL — Infobox Radio station name = KXEL city = Waterloo, Iowa area = Waterloo/Cedar Rapids branding = KXEL News/Talk 1540 slogan = Iowa s News Talk Station. airdate = July 14, 1942 frequency = 1540 kHz format = News/Talk power = 50,000 Watts erp =… …   Wikipedia

  • KFMW — Infobox Radio Station name = KFMW city = Waterloo, Iowa area = Waterloo/Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids, Iowa branding = Rock 108 slogan = Iowa s Pure Rock airdate = 1968 frequency = 107.9 (MHz) format = Active rock erp = 77,000 watts haat = 550… …   Wikipedia

  • WAKA — Infobox Broadcast call letters = WAKA city = station station slogan = Coverage You Can Count On station branding = CBS 8 News analog = 8 (VHF) digital = 42 (UHF) digital temporary = 55 (UHF) other chs = affiliations = CBS network = founded =… …   Wikipedia

  • WLBJ — Infobox Radio Station name = WLBJ airdate = June, 1940 frequency = 1410 kHz area = Bowling Green, Kentucky format = Country owner = Bahakel Communications erp = 5,000 watts (daytime)/1,000 watts directional (nightime) slogan = Your Place in the… …   Wikipedia

  • WDOD (AM) — Infobox Radio Station name = WDOD area = Chattanooga, Tennessee branding = True Oldies 1310 slogan = Chattanooga s Greatest Hits frequency = 1310 AM format = Oldies erp = 5,000 Watts class = B owner = Bahakel Communications website = callsign… …   Wikipedia


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