The Legends 1450 – WNBP

"The Legends" AM 1450 WNBP has been serving the Greater Newburyport area since 1957. Today it is owned and operated by Port Broadcasting, LLC. The e company is made up of three partners, Carl Strube, Peter Falconi and Bob Couture. Both Strube and Falconi have extensive backgrounds in the broadcating industry. Their stories are told below. Bob Couture is a successful, local businessman. There is a lot of history behind WNBP and some of it is covered on this page.WNBP signed on the air in 1957 as a daytime only station at 1470 AM, owned by Puritan Broadcasting of Lynn Massachusetts. In 1982 the station moved to 1450 on the dial, added nighttime operation and changed call letters to WCEA. In 1987 the call letters were changed to WNCG and finally returned to WNBP in 1991.There were a few different owners of WNBP throughout 70's, 80's and 90's. None made a bigger impact on WNBP than Radio Newburyport, LLC owned by Newbury native Robert "Doc" Fuller. Fuller al