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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
(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]


  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. 

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