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City Athens, Tennessee
Branding Athens Greatest Hits; WLAR
Frequency 1450 kHz
Translator(s) 94.9 W235AZ (Athens)
First air date 1946
Format Classic hits, Country
Power 1,000 watts unlimited
Class C
Facility ID 29953
Transmitter coordinates 35°26′44.00″N 84°36′43.00″W / 35.4455556°N 84.6119444°W / 35.4455556; -84.6119444Coordinates: 35°26′44.00″N 84°36′43.00″W / 35.4455556°N 84.6119444°W / 35.4455556; -84.6119444
Affiliations ABC News, Motor Racing Network
Owner Randall W. Sliger

WLAR (1450 AM, "Athens Greatest Hits") is a radio station broadcasting the Classic Hits format from Dial-Global.[1] Licensed to Athens, Tennessee, USA, the station is currently owned by Randall W. Sliger, and features programming from ABC News and Motor Racing Network. Beginning February 2012, WLAR began simulcasting on Translator W235AZ 94.9 MHz, also licensed to Athens TN, through an agreement with owner The Lynn Family Trust. WLAR first began broadcasting in 1946.[2]


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. Winter 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-24. 
  2. ^ "WLAR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2010-03-24. 

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