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City of license Earlysville, Virginia
Broadcast area Charlottesville, Virginia
Branding "Big Country 105.3 and 99.1"
Slogan "Charlottesville and Central Virginia's Home For Good Times and Great Country Music"
Frequency 840 kHz
First air date 1991
Format Country
Power 8,200 Watts daytime only
Class D
Facility ID 73191
Transmitter coordinates 38°15′57.0″N 78°24′53.0″W / 38.265833°N 78.414722°W / 38.265833; -78.414722
Affiliations John Boy and Billy
Owner Baker Family Stations
(WKTR, Inc.)
Sister stations WBNN-FM
Webcast WKTR Webstream
Website WKTR Online

WKTR is a Country formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Earlysville, Virginia, serving Charlottesville area. WKTR is owned and operated by Baker Family Stations.[1]


In Mid-2010, WKTR dropped its Sports format for Contemporary Christian simulcasting WXRI, a sister station, in North Carolina. On January 1, 2011, WKTR switched from that simulcast to another sister station in Virginia, this time WBNN-FM, with a Country format.


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