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WAVR WATS logo.png
Broadcast areaElmira-Corning area
Branding"Choice 102"
SloganThe Choice
FrequencySee § Stations
FormatAdult Contemporary
AffiliationsAP Radio, Jones Radio Network
OwnerChuck Carver, Larry Brown and Todd Bowers, dba WATS Broadcasting
WebcastListen Live

WAVR (102.1 FM) and WATS (960 AM) are a pair of radio stations simulcasting an adult contemporary format. The stations serve Bradford County, Pennsylvania and Tioga County, New York, located in the Twin Tiers between Elmira and Binghamton. The station is currently owned by WATS Broadcasting, Inc., a corporation owned by local residents Chuck Carver, Larry Brown and Todd Bowers. The station features a local morning program hosted by Carver and Bowers called "Chuck and Todd Live" and programming from AP Radio and Jones Radio Network.[1]

WATS is licensed to Sayre, Pennsylvania and WAVR is licensed to Waverly, Tioga County, New York; the two towns are adjacent to each other and are located on opposite sides of Interstate 86 and New York-Pennsylvania border. The two stations are headquartered in Sayre.


Call sign Frequency City of license Facility ID Power
m (ft)
Class Transmitter coordinates First air date Call sign meaning
WATS 960 AM Sayre, Pennsylvania 71104 5,000 day
50 night
D 41°59′48.0″N 76°30′3.0″W / 41.996667°N 76.500833°W / 41.996667; -76.500833 (WATS) 1950 Waverly Athens Towanda Sayre
WAVR 102.1 FM Waverly, New York 71103 4,100 122 m (400 ft) A 42°03′48.0″N 76°31′28.0″W / 42.063333°N 76.524444°W / 42.063333; -76.524444 (WAVR) 1974 WAVeRly


  1. ^ "WAVR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

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