WRIR-LP 97.3 FM is an independent, all volunteer, nonprofit community public radio station licensed to Richmond, Virginia, serving Metro Richmond. It is the largest low power FM station of its kind in the United States.[1] WRIR-LP is owned and operated by the Virginia Center for Public Press.[2] The station's studios are located on West Broad Street and its transmitter is located northeast of downtown Richmond.[3] WRIR-LP started broadcasting on January 1, 2005.

Broadcast areaMetro Richmond
Frequency97.3 MHz
BrandingRichmond Independent Radio
FormatCommunity radio
Adult Album Alternative
AffiliationsPacifica Radio Network
OwnerVirginia Center for Public Press
First air date
January 1, 2005
Call sign meaning
W Richmond Independent Radio
Technical information
Facility ID126872
ERP42 Watts
HAAT45.5741 meters
Transmitter coordinates
37°33′13.0″N 77°26′8.0″W / 37.553611°N 77.435556°W / 37.553611; -77.435556
WebcastWRIR-LP stream
WebsiteWRIR-LP online

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References edit

  1. ^ katherine.houstoun@richmond.com, Katherine Houstoun (4 March 2005). "WRIR: The Little FM that Could". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved 2019-03-27.
  2. ^ "WRIR Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ Radio-Locator.com/WRIR-FM

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