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City Lexington, Virginia
Broadcast area Metro Lexington
Branding WMRA
Slogan "More News, Less Noise"
Frequency 89.9 FM MHz
First air date June 1992
Format Public Radio
Power 100 Watts
HAAT −81 meters (−266 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 30177
Transmitter coordinates 37°47′25.0″N 79°26′5.0″W / 37.790278°N 79.434722°W / 37.790278; -79.434722
Callsign meaning W (James) Madison Radio Lexington
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, WMRA, WMRY
Webcast WMRL Webstream
Website WMRL Online

WMRL is a Public Radio formatted broadcast radio station licensed to and serving Lexington, Virginia.[1] WMRL is owned and operated by James Madison University.[2] WMRL rebroadcasts sister station WMRA full-time.


  1. ^ "Arbitron Station Information Profiles". Nielsen Audio/Nielsen Holdings. Retrieved December 13, 2014. 
  2. ^ "WMRL Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved December 13, 2014. 

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