WRFN-LP

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WRFN-LP
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City of license Pasquo, Tennessee
Broadcast area Nashville, Tennessee
Branding Radio Free Nashville
Slogan "Low Power for the People"
Frequency 107.1 (MHz)
Translator(s) W279CH, Hermitage 103.7 (MHz)
First air date April 2005
Format Freeform
ERP 7 watts
Class L1
Callsign meaning Radio Free Nashville
Owner Radio Free Nashville, Inc.
Website www.radiofreenashville.org

WRFN-LP is a community LPFM non-commercial radio station in Nashville, Tennessee. It operates at a frequency of 107.1 MHz and is branded as Radio Free Nashville. The station features a mix of music, talk and public affairs programming, almost all with a decidedly liberal or leftist political perspective largely not found on other area media outlets (local or national). WRFN is the only radio station in Tennessee that broadcasts programming from the Pacifica network.

The station went on the air in April 2005, with transmitters and studios located at the nearby community of Pasquo, Tennessee, 15 miles west of downtown Nashville.

WRFN-LP was the seventh community radio barnraising of the Prometheus Radio Project.

In mid-2007, WRFN began simulcasting on Nashville cable television channel 10's SAP channel.

On October 25, 2009, WRFN changed its frequency to 107.1 MHz from its previously assigned frequency of 98.9 MHz. The previous frequency had also been occupied by WANT in nearby Lebanon, Tennessee.

A translator station, W279CH, Hermitage at 103.7 MHz, signed on in December of 2014 to serve Nashville proper, expanding WRFN's reach terrestrially in the Nashville area.

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Coordinates: 36°02′31″N 86°59′31″W / 36.042°N 86.992°W / 36.042; -86.992