WCRX-LP (102.1 FM) is a low-power FM radio station licensed to serve Columbus, Ohio, USA. WCRX-LP is a not-for-profit, volunteer, non-commercial community radio station owned and operated by the Bexley Public Radio Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.
Established in March 2007, WCRX-LP broadcasts a community radio jazz music format to the greater Bexley and Columbus, Ohio, area. It broadcasts from 3AM to 3PM, seven days a week. WCRX is an affiliate of the Pacifica Radio Network. Local programming includes local news, community and government affairs, jazz music programming 7 days a week with specialty hosted programs such as the Mid Afternoon Music Showcase on weekday afternoons, hosted by Sax Johnson, Saturday afternoon Jazz Overdue hosted by Aaron Putnam, Sunday afternoon Captain's Quarter hosted by Dave Streamer, a gardening program called Noontime Gardener, a Saturday morning feature Take Your Places hosted by Candy Bennett, plus local business news and stock market reports.
The station plans to provide web streaming in the future.
After applying to the FCC in January 2001, this station ultimately received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on October 5, 2005. The new station was assigned the WCRX-LP call sign by the FCC on April 7, 2006. After resolving an engineering amendment to the original permit, WCRX-LP received its license to cover from the FCC on March 21, 2007.
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