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City Columbus, Ohio
Broadcast area Columbus, Ohio
Frequency 102.1 MHz
First air date March 21, 2007[1]
Format silent
ERP 55 watts
HAAT 40.5 meters (134 feet)
Class L1
Facility ID 132329
Transmitter coordinates 40°03′48″N 82°53′45″W / 40.06333°N 82.89583°W / 40.06333; -82.89583
Owner Bexley Public Radio Foundation
Website Online

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.[1][2] It broadcasts from 3AM to 3PM, seven days a week, sharing the frequency with WCRM-LP.[3][4] 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.[3]


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.[1] The new station was assigned the WCRX-LP call sign by the FCC on April 7, 2006.[5] After resolving an engineering amendment to the original permit, WCRX-LP received its license to cover from the FCC on March 21, 2007.[4][6] December 2016 WCRX-LP on 102.1 is currently silent


  1. ^ a b c Matuszak, John. "Bexley Public Radio returns airwaves to community". Columbus Messenger. Retrieved June 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Application Search Details (BNPL-20010122AAW)". FCC Media Bureau. October 5, 2005. 
  3. ^ a b Martineau, Gail (August 6, 2008). "Station finds a home in Whitehall garage". Bexley ThisWeek. 
  4. ^ a b Hambrick, Jennifer (January 2008). "Columbus Community Radio Takes Off in '08". Short North Gazette. 
  5. ^ "Call Sign History". CDBS Public Access Database. FCC Media Bureau. Retrieved June 17, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Application Search Details (BLL-20070320ANB)". FCC Media Bureau. March 21, 2007. 

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