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Coordinates: 41°37′16.00″N 85°57′40.00″W / 41.6211111°N 85.9611111°W / 41.6211111; -85.9611111

WCMR-FM logo.png
City Elkhart, Indiana
Branding Solid Gospel 1270 & 105.3 FM
Frequency 1270 kHz
Repeater(s) 105.3 MHz
First air date 1956
Format Southern Gospel
Power 5,000 watts day
1,000 watts night
HAAT 109 meters
Class B
Facility ID 53650
Transmitter coordinates 41°37′16.00″N 85°57′40.00″W / 41.6211111°N 85.9611111°W / 41.6211111; -85.9611111
Former callsigns WFRN (1993-2008)
Owner Progressive Broadcasting System
Sister stations WFRN-FM
Webcast Listen live
Website Solid Gospel 1270

WCMR (1270 AM with FM translator 105.3) is a radio station licensed to Elkhart, Indiana, United States. The station is currently owned by Progressive Broadcasting System.[1][2] WCMR airs a full-time Southern Gospel format, using Salem Radio Networks' "Solid Gospel" format.

Until the summer of 2012, the station had utilized most of its weekday programming schedule for conservative talk as "Smart Talk 1270." "Smart Talk 1270" aired a variety of talk shows including; Bill Bennett, Dave Ramsey, and Hugh Hewitt.


The station went on the air as WCMR in 1956. WCMR broadcast a country music format for many years. From July 5, 1993 until June 16, 2008, the station used the call sign WFRN, with Christian talk programming separate from sister WFRN-FM which focuses on contemporary Christian music.[3]

Broadcast translators of WCMR
Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
W287BL 105.3 FM Elkhart, Indiana 165 D FCC


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