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City Mt Washington, Kentucky
Broadcast area Louisville
Branding Spirit & Truth
Frequency 1040 kHz
Format Catholic radio
Power 1,500 watts day
Class D
Facility ID 58742
Transmitter coordinates 38°0′11.00″N 85°40′51.00″W / 38.0030556°N 85.6808333°W / 38.0030556; -85.6808333
Former callsigns WBUL (1984-1999)
Affiliations http://www.ewtn.com/
Owner LCR Partners, L.P.
Website http://www.wlcr.org/

WLCR (1040 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Catholic radio format. It licensed to Mt Washington, Kentucky, United States, and serves the Louisville area. The station is owned by LCR Partners, L.P.[1]


The station went on the air as WBUL on August 20, 1984. On May 26, 1999, the station changed its call sign to the current WLCR.[2]

History of call letters[edit]

The call letters WLCR used to be assigned to an AM station in Torrington, Connecticut. It began broadcasting January 1, 1948, on 990 kHz with 1 KW power.[3]


  1. ^ "WLCR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  2. ^ "WLCR Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "Torrington Station Operating on 1 kw" (PDF). Broadcasting. January 5, 1948. Retrieved October 30, 2014. 

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