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City Culpeper, Virginia
Broadcast area Washington DC Metro Area, Winchester, Virginia
Branding "Your 'PER"
Slogan "Virginia's Positive Hits"
Frequency 89.9 FM MHz (see left for list of translators) (also on HD Radio via WBTJ-HD 3)
First air date 1999
Format Contemporary Christian
Power 41,000 Watts
HAAT 127.4 meters (418 ft)
Class B
Facility ID 18852
Transmitter coordinates 38°40′42.0″N 77°47′18.0″W / 38.678333°N 77.788333°W / 38.678333; -77.788333
Callsign meaning W Positive Encouraging Radio
Owner Baker Family Stations
(Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.)
Sister stations WJYJ
Webcast WPER Webstream
Website WPER Online

WPER (89.9 FM) is a Contemporary Christian formatted broadcast radio station which is being simulcast by WJYJ.

WPER is licensed to Culpeper, Virginia.WPER serve Winchester Virginia and the Washington DC Metro area. WPER is owned and operated by Baker Family Stations.[1]

Combined 89.5/90.5 History[edit]

Old WPER Logo used from 1999 to 2006

In January 2006, Positive Alternative Radio bought the old CSN-Virginia, a network of four full-power stations and almost two dozen translators, formerly broadcasting programming from local Calvary Chapel churches alongside KAWZ's Calvary Satellite Network. In the buyout, these stations were split between WPER and WRXT in Lynchburg. WPER obtained WJYJ, based out of Fredericksburg, and seven of the translators, increasing its range of its new network all the way down to Richmond, Williamsburg, and even Buckingham County. Accordingly, WPER changed all promotional materials from "Positive Hits 89.9 WPER" to "Positive Hits 89.9 and the NEW 90.5."


WPER is relayed by five translators to widen its broadcast area. Co-owned WJYJ relays the same programming on six additional signals.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info Notes
W228BA 93.5 Leesburg, Virginia 10 D FCC  
W240BH 95.9 Gainesville, Virginia 4 D FCC
W243AF 96.5 Flint Hill, Virginia 10 D FCC
W273BB 102.5 Richmond, Virginia 99 D FCC Repeats WBTJ-HD3
W279CV 103.7 Winchester, Virginia 10 D FCC


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