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City Blacksburg, Virginia
Broadcast area New River Valley
Branding "710AM WFNR"
Slogan "The Talk of the NRV"
Frequency 710 AM kHz
First air date 1974[1]
Format News/Talk[2]
Power 10,000 watts daytime only
Class D
Facility ID 67588
Transmitter coordinates 37°8′1.0″N 80°21′18.0″W / 37.133611°N 80.355000°W / 37.133611; -80.355000
Callsign meaning First in the New River Valley
Former callsigns WQBX (1974-1984)
WNRB (1984)[3]
Affiliations WDBJ
Westwood One News
Owner Cumulus Media (sale to Monticello Media pending)
(Cumulus Licensing LLC)
Sister stations WBRW, WNMX, WPSK, WRAD, WWBU
Webcast WFNR Webstream
Website WFNR Online

WFNR is a News/Talk formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Blacksburg, Virginia, serving the New River Valley.[2] WFNR is owned and operated by Cumulus Media.[4] On September 6th, 2018, Cumulus Media announced it will sell its Blacksburg cluster to Monticello Media.[5]


  1. ^ Broadcasting Yearbook 2010 (PDF). ProQuest, LLC/Reed Publishing (Nederland), B.V. 2010. p. D-560. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Facility No. 67588 History Card" (PDF). Federal Communications Commission. 
  4. ^ "WFNR Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved July 16, 2015. 
  5. ^ Cumulus Sells Blacksburg Cluster To Monticello Media

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