WEPR

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WEPR
City of license Greenville, South Carolina
Broadcast area Upstate South Carolina & Western North Carolina
Branding "WEPR 90.1"
Slogan "Your Classical NPR Station"
Frequency 90.1 FM
First air date September 3rd, 1972
Format Classical Music
ERP 85,000 watts
Class C
Facility ID 60926
Transmitter coordinates 34°56′29.00″N 82°24′38.00″W / 34.9413889°N 82.4105556°W / 34.9413889; -82.4105556
Callsign meaning WE Public Radio
Affiliations NPR, ETV Radio
Owner South Carolina Educational TV Commission
Website http://www.myetv.org/radio

WEPR is a noncommercial Classical/News/Talk in Greenville, South Carolina featuring both Classical music as well as news and other programs from NPR. The station is part of the statewide "Classical NPR network" from ETV Radio.

With its 85,000-watt ERP, WEPR is one of ETV Radio's most powerful stations. In addition to its primary coverage area of the Upstate, its signal penetrates well into Western North Carolina, providing city-grade coverage as far north as Asheville.

WEPR was the first public radio station in South Carolina, signing on in 1972. Originally licensed to Clemson, it moved to Greenville in the 1980s.

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