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Two different radio stations named WMOB

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Here are the differences between the WMOB in Mobile, Alabama and the WMOB in Pensacola, Florida (southeast of Mobile):

The WMOB in Mobile is primarily an AM radio station, which means their primary method of broadcasting is through a system of broadcast towers while the WMOB in Pensacola is only an Internet radio station, which means their only method of broadcasting is through audio streaming (the WMOB in Mobile uses this method also).

The WMOB in Mobile needed authorization from the Federal Communications Commission (the FCC) for their primary method of broadcasting since all AM radio stations in the United States were required to do so. The WMOB in Pensacola did not need any authorization from the FCC to broadcast over the Internet since Internet broadcasters were not required to do so.

The WMOB in Mobile would usually broadcast gospel programming while the WMOB in Pensacola would usually broadcast programs about hip hop music and rhythm and blues music (or R&B for short).

The WMOB in Mobile needed permission from the FCC to use their name. The WMOB in Pensacola did not need their permission to use the same name.

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