WLRI-LP

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WLRI
WLRI 93FM NEWSRADIO LOGO.jpg
City Gap, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area Lancaster County, PA
Chester County, PA
Branding WLRI 93FM NEWSRADIO
Frequency 92.9 MHz
First air date October 16, 2003
Format All-news Non-Commercial Educational
ERP 100 watts
HAAT 5.54062 meters (18.1779 ft)
Class L1
Facility ID 135143
Callsign meaning "We're Lancaster Radio Information"
Former callsigns WOMB-LP, WOCT-LP, WGCP-LP, WLDW-LP, WOBS-LP, WGPQ-LP, WLBX-LP, WLIZ-LP, WTPP-LP, WPAG-LP, WLAL-LP, WOPR-LP[1]
Affiliations Pacifica Radio Network Free Speech TV
Owner
(WLRI, Inc.)
Sister stations WLRI+PLUS Free Speech TV (online/cable)
Webcast mywlri.com
Website mywlri.com WLRI.org

WLRI-LP (92.9 MHz) is a non-commercial, non-profit, educational low-power FM radio station licensed to Gap, Pennsylvania. The station is licensed to WLRI, Inc. It airs a All-News radio stations and information radio format. WLRI is affiliated with the Pacifica Radio Network.[2] It also features the weekday syndicated shows from Thom Hartmann and Stephanie Miller.

Station history[edit]

WLRI is a full-service radio station licensed to serve the community of Gap, Pennsylvania, with a reach of Lancaster, Chester Southern Berks and Southeastern York Counties. It is heard twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. WLRI broadcasts in FM stereo from transmitter facilities located in Christiana, Pennsylvania.

WLRI's original construction permit was granted on October 16, 2003, and initial broadcast took place shortly thereafter.

In fall 2009 WLRI began reading the Intelligencer Journal and Lancaster New Era newspapers on the air, under an exclusive agreement with Lancaster Newspapers, Inc. (now known as "LNP Media Group"). In summer 2010 WLRI-LP began reading the Sunday News newspaper. All three newspapers were renamed in 2014 and now go by "LNP" and "LNP Sunday News" respectively.

On July 12, 2013 WLRI began airing programming from the Pacifica Radio Network and other community and non-commercial sources worldwide, along with live "in studio" news, weather, traffic and current affairs. Additional programming offerings from Pacifica Radio Network, WYM Media Management, Dan Delgado, SM Radio Productions, Mythical Intelligence, Inc., and Democracy Now! supplement daytime and some weekend on-air programming.

On March 17, 2015, WLRI filed for a new construction permit to relocate the transmitter and improve its overall service area. The application was granted by the Federal Communications Commission on March 19, 2015.

On March 28, 2015, WLRI was granted permission to relocate and increase power to 100 watts.

On April 20, 2015, control of WLRI was transferred to WLRI Incorporated, a non-membership, non-profit private Pennsylvania corporation following the consummation of its previous licensee.

On June 15, 2015, WLRI began operating at full power and applied for license to cover, subsequently granted.

On May 6, 2016, WLRI announced that it began establishing an online public file and virtual front desk in compliance to Federal Communication Commission rule-makings passed in early 2016.


Network affiliations[edit]

On 10/01/2010[clarification needed] WLRI 93 FM officially became the first Pacifica Radio Network station in Southeastern Pennsylvania.[3] It also airs the Thom Hartmann Show and the Stephanie Miller Show.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  2. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ Pacifica Radio Network Affiliate Listing

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 39°58′37″N 76°03′14″W / 39.977°N 76.054°W / 39.977; -76.054