More than five years after the initial application was filed, this station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on November 4, 1992. The new station was assigned the call letters WLJR by the FCC on February 10, 1993. After several extensions, WLJR received its license to cover from the FCC on June 4, 1998. On-air broadcasting began February 20, 1998. In December 2013 WLJR began streaming on the Internet. This Internet stream may be accessed through the station's website, or directly at www.playwljr.com.