|City||Wilmington, North Carolina|
|Broadcast area||Wilmington, North Carolina|
|Branding||WHQR 91.3 FM|
|Translator(s)||94.1 W231AB (Lumberton)
98.9 W255BZ (Myrtle Beach, South Carolina)
92.7 W224CX (Wilmington, relays HD2)
96.7 W244DH (Wilmington, relays HD2)
|First air date||1984|
HD2: Classical music "Classical HQR"
|Affiliations||National Public Radio|
|Owner||Friends of Public Radio, Inc.|
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WHQR (91.3 FM) is the National Public Radio member station for Wilmington, North Carolina. The station is currently owned by Friends of Public Radio, Inc., a community group. It airs a mix of NPR news and talk, jazz and adult album alternative music.
The station signed on in 1984, bringing NPR programming to the last area of North Carolina without even a grade B signal.
WHQR also aired on 98.9 FM in Myrtle Beach starting July 11, 2012. The station began the application process in 2003 but did not have the money for years. The translator shares a tower with Time Warner Cable.
On March 11, 2016 WHQR acquired translator W224CX 92.7 FM Wilmington from Conner Media to air its Classical HQR format. On April 23, 2016, the birthday of Shakespeare and the day after the station's 32nd anniversary, WHQR added W272CV 102.3 FM in Myrtle Beach for the classical format.
- "WHQR Extends Signal To Myrtle Beach". Greater Wilmington Business Journal. July 11, 2012. Retrieved October 16, 2014.
- Classical HQR Launches in Wilmington, NC
- WHQR Moves Classical to Stronger Translator
- Callsion, Cleve (April 26, 2016). "Classical HQR is on the air in Myrtle Beach!". WHQR. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
- Official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WHQR
- Radio-Locator information on WHQR
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WHQR
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W255BZ
- Radio-Locator information on W255BZ
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W224CX
- Radio-Locator information on W224CX
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W231AB
- Radio-Locator information on W231AB
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W244DH
- Radio-Locator information on W244DH
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W272CV
- Radio-Locator information on W272CV
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