WJRS

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WJRS
WJKY logo.jpg
City Jamestown, Kentucky
Broadcast area Jamestown/Russell Springs, Kentucky
Columbia, Kentucky
Somerset/Lake Cumberland area
Branding Laker Country
Frequency 104.9 MHz
First air date September 3, 1966; 50 years ago (1966-09-03)
Format Country
ERP 2,000 watts
HAAT 110 metres (360 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 36305
Transmitter coordinates 37°1′31.0″N 85°3′23.00″W / 37.025278°N 85.0563889°W / 37.025278; -85.0563889
Callsign meaning W Jamestown and Russell Springs
Affiliations Jones Radio Network
Owner Lake Cumberland Broadcasters
Sister stations WJKY
Webcast Listen live
Website lakercountry.com

WJRS (104.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Country music format that is licensed to Jamestown, Kentucky, and serving the Jamestown/Russell Springs area in Russell County, Kentucky. The station is currently owned by Lake Cumberland Broadcasters, LLC, which also owns WJKY. The two stations share broadcast facilities and transmitting tower at 2804 South US 127 on the south side of Russell Springs.

WJRS features programming from Westwood One.[1]

History[edit]

The station signed on the air on September 3, 1966, and it has been broadcasting a country music format ever since.[2]

WJKY simulcasted the FM station's signal until sometime in the 2000s, when the AM station became an ESPN Radio affiliate.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WJRS Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ "Directory of Radio Stations in the United States and Canada". Broadcasting Yearbook 1974. Washington, DC: Broadcasting Publications, Inc. 1974. p. B-85. [1]

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