City Selma, Alabama
Broadcast area Selma, Alabama
Branding Z105.3
Slogan The Heart, Mind and Soul of the Black Belt
Frequency 105.3 MHz
First air date 2001
Format Urban Contemporary, Gospel
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 150 meters
Class C2
Facility ID 81739
Transmitter coordinates 32°16′18.00″N 87°15′28.00″W / 32.2716667°N 87.2577778°W / 32.2716667; -87.2577778
Owner Imani Communications Corporation, Inc.
Website newz1053radio.com

WBFZ (105.3 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Selma, Alabama, United States. The station is owned by Imani Communications Corporation, Inc. It airs an urban contemporary/gospel format.[1]


This station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on June 17, 1998.[2] The new station was assigned the call letters WBFZ by the FCC on August 10, 1998.[3] WBFZ received its license to cover from the FCC on August 16, 2001.[4]

On April 6, 2012, the station's license was cancelled and its callsign deleted from the FCC's database.[5] The station's license was reinstated on November 28, 2012.


  1. "Station Information Profile". Arbitron.
  2. "Application Search Details (BPH-19960429MF)". FCC Media Bureau. June 17, 1998.
  3. "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  4. "Application Search Details (BLH-20010615AFL)". FCC Media Bureau. August 16, 2001.
  5. "Broadcast Actions" (PDF). FCC Media Bureau. April 11, 2012.
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