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CitySumter, South Carolina
Broadcast areaCentral South Carolina
BrandingSouth Carolina Public Radio
SloganYour NPR News Station
Frequency88.1 MHz
First air dateAugust 25, 1975
FormatPublic radio, News/Talk
ERP100,000 watts
HAAT305 meters
Facility ID60974
Former call signsWMPR-FM
OwnerSouth Carolina Educational TV Commission

WRJA-FM (88.1 FM) is a non-commercial news/talk-formatted radio station located in Sumter, South Carolina, United States, that covers both Columbia and Florence, South Carolina. The station is the flagship of the statewide "NPR News network" from ETV Radio.

Station history[edit]

The station signed on as WMPR on August 25, 1975, as part of the South Carolina Educational Radio Network, featuring programming from SCERN as well as National Public Radio (NPR). It became WRJA-FM in 1980.

In 2001, the station (along with WJWJ-FM Beaufort/Charleston and WHMC Conway/Myrtle Beach) began a separate program schedule from the rest of the SCERN stations, with a format of NPR news, talk and information.

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Coordinates: 33°52′52″N 80°16′12″W / 33.881°N 80.270°W / 33.881; -80.270