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For the low power FM radio station in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States, see WBCR-LP. For the FM radio station in Beloit, Wisconsin, United States, see WBCR-FM.

Coordinates: 35°45′8.00″N 83°55′4.00″W / 35.7522222°N 83.9177778°W / 35.7522222; -83.9177778

City of license Alcoa, Tennessee
Frequency 1470 kHz
First air date 1957
Power 956 watts day
82 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 5887
Transmitter coordinates 35°45′8.00″N 83°55′4.00″W / 35.7522222°N 83.9177778°W / 35.7522222; -83.9177778
Callsign meaning Note: now on TV 28, radio is WBCR[1]
Former callsigns WMDR (1984-1993)
Owner Blount County Broadcasting Corp.

WBCR (1470 AM) is a radio station licensed to Alcoa, Tennessee, USA. The station is currently owned by Blount County Broadcasting Corp..[2][3]


The station went on the air as WEAG in 1957, later changing its call sign to WMDR ("The Music Doctor")on 1984-07-16. On 1993-01-11, the station changed its call sign to the current WBCR .[4]


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