|Broadcast area||Central Shenandoah Valley|
|Slogan||"More News, Less Noise"|
|Frequency||90.7 FM MHz|
|First air date||1969|
|HAAT||318 meters (1,043 ft)|
|Callsign meaning||W (James) Madison Radio Associates|
|Affiliations||American Public Media
BBC World Service
National Public Radio
Public Radio International
|Owner||James Madison University
(James Madison University Board of Visitors)
|Sister stations||W233AA, WMRL, WMRY|
WMRA is a Public Radio formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Harrisonburg, Virginia, serving the Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to Lexington, as well as the Charlottesville area. WMRA is owned and operated by James Madison University.
History of call letters
The call letters WMRA were previously assigned to an AM station in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It began broadcasting June 10, 1948, on 1450 kHz with 250 W power (unlimited). It was owned by Myrtle Beach Broadcasting Company Incorporated and had studios in the Ocean Front Hotel at Myrtle Beach.
- "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
- "WMRA Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved December 13, 2014.
- "WMRA at Myrtle Beach Starts (250 w, 1450 kc)" (PDF). Broadcasting. June 28, 1948. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WMRA
- Radio-Locator information on WMRA
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WMRA
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