WASR (AM)

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WASR
City Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
Broadcast area Lakes Region of New Hampshire
Branding 1420 WASR
Slogan We're the Talk Around the Lake
Frequency 1420 kHz
Translator(s) 100.7 W264DA
Format News/Talk
Oldies (Weekends)
Power 5,000 watts day
137 watts night
(translator 250 watts)
Class D
Facility ID 54889
Transmitter coordinates 43°35′31.00″N 71°13′10.00″W / 43.5919444°N 71.2194444°W / 43.5919444; -71.2194444
Affiliations Westwood One
Talk Radio Network
Fox Sports Radio
CBS Radio News
Westwood One News
Owner Winnipesaukee Radio Station, LLC
Website wasr.net

WASR (1420 kHz) is a commercial AM radio station broadcasting a Talk radio format, with an All-News morning show and Oldies music on weekends. WASR is licensed to Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, and serves the New Hampshire Lakes Region. The station is owned by Winnipesaukee Radio Station, LLC and uses programming from Westwood One and the Talk Radio Network with national news from CBS Radio News and Westwood One News.[1] On March 23, 2015, the station added the Boston-based The Howie Carr Show. The station also carries Laura Ingraham, Clark Howard, Michael Savage and other nationally syndicated talk shows on weekdays. Overnight on weekdays, Fox Sports Radio is heard.

At one time, WASR was an adult standards station, carrying Citadel Media's Timeless service. The station switched to the current format on December 26, 2009, in advance of Citadel's closure of Timeless in early 2010.[2]

WASR is also heard on a 250 watt FM translator, 100.7 W264DA. Some listeners may prefer hearing the station on FM, especially at night when the AM must reduce power from 5000 watts to 137 watts and is more difficult to hear outside of Wolfeboro.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WASR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ Fybush, Scott (December 7, 2009). "NBC/Comcast Moves Forward". North East RadioWatch. Retrieved December 26, 2009. 

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