WYRA

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WYRA
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City of license Confluence, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Confluence / Uniontown / Somerset, Pennsylvania
Branding "Air 1"
Slogan "Positive Hits"
Frequency 98.5 MHz
First air date 2008
Format Contemporary Christian
ERP 1,100 watts
HAAT 233 meters (764 feet)
Class A
Facility ID 170184
Transmitter coordinates 39°55′40″N 79°25′06″W / 39.92778°N 79.41833°W / 39.92778; -79.41833
Former callsigns WKEL (2007-2012)
Affiliations Air 1
Owner Educational Media Foundation
Website WYRA Online

WYRA (98.5 FM) is a broadcast radio station licensed to Confluence, Pennsylvania and serving the Confluence/Uniontown/Somerset area. WYRA is owned and operated by Educational Media Foundation and broadcasts a Contemporary Christian music format as part of the Air 1 network.

History[edit]

The station was assigned the WKEL call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on July 9, 2007.[1] The station changed its call sign to the current WYRA on March 28, 2012.

The station's community of license was previously listed by the FCC as Meyersdale, Pennsylvania, where the station would serve the Meyersdale, Pennsylvania/Cumberland, Maryland area.[2] A change of plans by WYRA licensee Educational Media Foundation moved the station to Confluence, Pennsylvania.[3]

Translators[edit]

Call sign Frequency
(MHz)
City of license ERP
W
Class FCC info
W231BM 94.1 FM Clairton, PA 10 D FCC
W248AR 97.5 FM Monroeville, PA 10 D FCC
W257CD 99.3 FM Pittsburgh, PA 10 D FCC
W292DH 106.3 FM Uniontown, PA 10 D FCC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ O'Brien, Eric (2007-08-07). "Town to town, up and down the dial". Pittsburgh Radio & TV Online. Retrieved December 22, 2007. 
  3. ^ Fybush, Scott (August 6, 2007). "K-Love's Stealthy Pittsburgh Rimshot". NorthEast Radio Watch. Retrieved December 22, 2007. 

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