WHBS-AM 1270  
Eatonville

Original Call Letters: WHIY

Originally Licensed: 1957 

Original City of License: Orlando 

Original Frequency: 1270 

Origin of Call Letters: 

Original Power: 5,000 watts 

Original Location: 5125 Adanson St.  

Original Format: News/Talk/Spanish Music


Network Affiliation(s):

CBS Hispanic

Owner(s):

1957-
Orlando Radio & Television Broadcasting Corp.
1969-Orlando Radio & Television Corp.
1978-Sudbrink  Broadcasting
1986-Metcom Associates Limited Partnership
1987-Metropolex Communications of Orlando Inc. 
1987-WORL Radio Inc ($1.65 million)
1992-Rumbault & Associates (Receiver for S.E. Broadcasting, Inc.)                   
1994-Ibero-American Broadcasting
1996-Radio Luz ($378,500)

History Of Call Letters and Formats:

WHIY-1957-Country Western  "Radio Hi Fi"   "Personality Radio"  
WHIY-1962-Country
WORJ-1968-Easy Listening   "Big Orange Radio"
WORL-1971-Top 40
WORL-1987-R & B
WBZS-1988-Business News
WHBS-1991-News/Talk/Spanish Music
WHBS-1995-Silent/Licensed
  WRLZ-1996-Silent/Licensed
WRLZ-1996 -Spanish  "Radio Luz Tu La Conoces"
  WRLZ-1999-Spanish Christian
WRLZ-2010-Spanish Contemporary
  WRLZ-2012-Spanish Language News   "Noticias 1270"
WRLZ-2014-Spanish Language News/Talk  "La Estacion Del Pueblo" 
WHBS History
1994-Ibero-American Broadcasting, operated the station as Radio Cosmos, and held the management contract on the station. WHBS was owned by First Union Bank in Miami and had been in receivership for about two years.


Names In WHBS-AM History

Anibal Torres, Sr.-1994-CEO-Ibero American Broadcasting Corp.

Anibal Torres, Jr.-1994-President/General Manager/Vice President of Sales-Ibero American Broadcasting Corp.
Hector Torres-1994-Executive Vice President-Ibero American Broadcasting Corp.
Edwin Ayola-1994-Station Manager-Ibero American Broadcasting Corp.
Magaly Rodriguez-1994-Program Director-Ibero American Broadcasting Corp.
Homan Machuca-1994-News Director-Ibero American Broadcasting Corp.

Maritza Beltran-1992-1994-"Buenos Dias Buen Dia" -S.E. Broadcasting, Inc./Ibero American Broadcasting Corp.


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