KBFB is a hip hop radio station in the United States. It is owned by Radio One and is licensed to Dallas, Texas. On the local market it is also known as 97.9 The Beat. KBFB serves Dallas and Fort Worth Metroplex area. KBFB 97.9 The Beat is available on 97.9 MHz FM frequencies. Since 2000 it also became available in HD format. Until 2014 they had only 1 HD channel but then they added HD2 channel which simulcasts its sister radio station KSOC.
KBFB started broadcasting in 1947. At that time it was known as WFAA-FM and broadcasted on irregular basis. Starting from 1965 it began airing on a regular basis. Their main focus was on rock music until they switched to classic hits in 1993. Several years later they changed their name to KBFB and switched back to rock music. In 2000 they changed their format to urban contemporary. Since then it is switching from time to time from Urban Contemporary to Contemporary Hits/Rhythmic and back.
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