WERA-LP is a Variety formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Arlington, Virginia, serving Arlington and Alexandria in Virginia and Washington, D.C.[2] WERA-LP is owned and operated by Arlington Independent Media, the nonprofit that created the radio station.[4][5]

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CityArlington, Virginia
Broadcast areaArlington, Virginia
Alexandria, Virginia
Washington, D.C.
BrandingWERA 96.7
Frequency96.7 FM MHz
First air dateDecember 6, 2015[1]
Power21 Watts
HAAT66 meters (217 ft)
Facility ID195167
Transmitter coordinates38°53′23.60″N 77°5′12.80″W / 38.8898889°N 77.0868889°W / 38.8898889; -77.0868889
Former call signsWERA-LP (2015-Present)[3]
OwnerArlington Independent Media
(Arlington Independent Radio)
WebcastWERA-LP Webstream
WebsiteWERA-LP Online

The station is staffed by volunteer disk jockeys.[5] Members of Arlington Independent Media are allowed to host and create their own shows, live or recorded, provided they have taken the appropriate classes and follow certain guidelines.[6]


  1. ^ Currier, Jennifer (November 19, 2015). "Community Radio Station WERA to Launch Dec. 6". Local News Now, LLC. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  4. ^ "WERA-LP Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  5. ^ a b Pauly, Megan (November 24, 2015). "A New Radio Station Gets Ready To Launch In Arlington". American University/WAMU. Retrieved June 22, 2016.
  6. ^ "Frequently Asked Questions". Arlington Independent Media. Retrieved October 21, 2019.

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