WBCR (AM)

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Coordinates: 35°45′8.00″N 83°55′4.00″W / 35.7522222°N 83.9177778°W / 35.7522222; -83.9177778

WBCR
City Alcoa, Tennessee
Frequency 1470 kHz
First air date 1957
Power 956 watts day
82 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 5887
Transmitter coordinates 35°45′8.00″N 83°55′4.00″W / 35.7522222°N 83.9177778°W / 35.7522222; -83.9177778
Former callsigns WMDR (1984-1993)
Owner Blount County Broadcasting Corp.

WBCR (1470 AM) is a radio station licensed to Alcoa, Tennessee, United States. The station is currently owned by Blount County Broadcasting Corp.[1][2] The station programming is a mixture of religious and conservative talk and religious music. [3]

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The station went on the air as WEAG in 1957, in a full-service/MOR format, later changing its call sign to WMDR ("The Music Doctor") on 1984-07-16, and programming Top-40. Later, the format switched to easy listening. On 01-11-1993, the station changed its call sign to the current WBCR .[4]

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