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|Broadcast area||Columbus, Ohio|
|First air date||March 21, 2007|
|HAAT||40.5 meters (134 feet)|
|Owner||Bexley Public Radio Foundation|
WCRX-LP (102.1 FM) is a low-power FM radio station licensed to serve Columbus, Ohio, United States. WCRX-LP is a not-for-profit, volunteer, non-commercial community radio station whose broadcast license is held by the Bexley Public Radio Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Programming and broadcast operation assistance is provided by Sax Entertainment Music and Media.
Established in March 2007, WCRX-LP broadcasts a community radio talk and music format to the greater Columbus, Ohio, area. It broadcasts from 3AM to 3PM, seven days a week, sharing the frequency with WCRM-LP. Local programming includes local news, community events and information, music programming 7 days a week with specialty hosted programs, plus local business news and information.
After applying to the FCC in January 2001, this station ultimately received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on October 5, 2005. The new station was assigned the WCRX-LP call sign by the FCC on April 7, 2006. After resolving an engineering amendment to the original permit, WCRX-LP received its license to cover from the FCC on March 21, 2007. December 2016 WCRX-LP on 102.1 is currently silent
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- "Application Search Details (BNPL-20010122AAW)". FCC Media Bureau. October 5, 2005.
- Martineau, Gail (August 6, 2008). "Station finds a home in Whitehall garage". Bexley ThisWeek.
- Hambrick, Jennifer (January 2008). "Columbus Community Radio Takes Off in '08". Short North Gazette.
- "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. FCC Media Bureau. Retrieved June 17, 2009.
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- WCRX-LP Editorial Collective (blog) (as of 2015-05-03 links to new management's WCRX-LP site)
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WCRX
- Radio-Locator information on WCRX-LP
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WCRX