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WIZB (94.3 FM, "Joy FM 94.3") is a radio station licensed to serve Abbeville, Alabama, and is owned by Radio Training Network, Inc.

It broadcasts a Contemporary Christian format to the Dothan, Alabama, area.

HistoryEdit

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WIZB started as WARI-FM on February 22, 1968 as the sister station to WARI/1480. It changed callsigns to WXLE in 1976. In August 1985, Henry County Radio, Inc., reached an agreement to sell WXLE to Abbeville Wireless Corporation. The deal was approved by the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) on October 2, 1985, and the transaction was consummated on January 7, 1986.

The station was assigned the call letters WIZB by the FCC on April 2, 1986.

In July of 1994, Abbeville Wireless Corporation reached an agreement to sell WIZB to Genesis Radio Company, Inc. The deal was approved by the FCC on November 8, 1994, and the transaction was consummated on November 25.

In March of 2005, Celebration Communications Company, Inc. reached an agreement to sell WIZB to Radio Training Network, Inc. for a reported $288,416. The deal was approved by the FCC on April 29, 2005, and the transaction was consummated on May 26, 2005.

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