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City Portage, Michigan
Broadcast area [1]
Branding The Rocker
Frequency 107.7 MHz
First air date October 17, 1988
Format Classic Rock
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 148 meters
Class B
Facility ID 14657
Callsign meaning W The RocKeR
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Kalamazoo License, LLC)
Webcast Listen Live
Website wrkr.com

WRKR (107.7 FM, "The Rocker") is a radio station broadcasting a classic rock format, consisting of classic album-oriented rock tracks from the late 1960s through the early 1990s. Licensed to Portage, Michigan, it first began broadcasting in 1988.

On August 30, 2013, a deal was announced in which Townsquare Media would acquire 53 stations from Cumulus Media, including WRKR, for $238 million. The deal is part of Cumulus' acquisition of Dial Global; Townsquare and Dial Global are both controlled by Oaktree Capital Management.[1][2] The sale to Townsquare was completed on November 14, 2013.[3]


  1. ^ "Official: Cumulus Buys Dial Global, Spins Some Stations To Townsquare; Peak Stations Sold To Townsquare, Fresno Spun To Cumulus". All Access. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cumulus Makes Dial Global And Townsquare Deals Official". RadioInsight. August 30, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cumulus-Townsquare-Peak Deal Closes". All Access. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 42°07′44″N 85°20′20″W / 42.129°N 85.339°W / 42.129; -85.339