WFIR

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WFIR
City of license Roanoke, Virginia
Broadcast area Roanoke Valley
Branding "News/Talk WFIR and WLNI"
Slogan "Roanoke Valley's Local News and Weather Station"
Frequency 960 kHz
First air date May 5, 1924
Format News/Talk
Power 5,000 Watts day and night
Class B
Facility ID 31138
Transmitter coordinates 37°15′20.0″N 79°57′20.0″W / 37.255556°N 79.955556°W / 37.255556; -79.955556
Callsign meaning W First In Roanoke
Former callsigns WDBJ (1924-1969)
Affiliations ABC Radio News
Fox News Radio
Owner Mel Wheeler, Inc.
Sister stations WLNI, WSLC-FM, WSLQ, WVBB, WVBE, WVBE-FM, WXLK
Website WFIR Online

WFIR is a News/Talk formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Roanoke, Virginia, serving the Roanoke Valley. WFIR is owned and operated by Mel Wheeler, Inc.[1]

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In addition to the main station, WFIR is relayed by an FM translator to widen its broadcast area.[2]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license Facility
ID
ERP
W
Height
m (ft)
Class FCC info
W297BC 107.3 FM Roanoke, Virginia 5146 125 watts 217 m (712 ft) D FCC

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