WTMR

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WTMR
WTMR 800am logo.png
CityCamden, New Jersey
Broadcast areaPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Frequency800 kHz
First air dateNovember 1, 1948 (1948-11-01)
FormatReligious
Power5,000 watts day
500 watts night
ClassB
Facility ID24658
Transmitter coordinates39°54′33.00″N 75°6′0.00″W / 39.9091667°N 75.1000000°W / 39.9091667; -75.1000000
Callsign meaningWhere the Master Reigns (originally W Thomas M. Roberts, owner)
Former callsignsWKDN (1948–1968)
AffiliationsWestwood One
OwnerBeasley Broadcast Group, Inc.
(Beasley Media Group Licenses, LLC)
Sister stationsWBEN-FM, WMGK, WMMR, WPEN, WTEL, WWDB, WXTU
WebcastListen Live
Websitewtmrradio.com

WTMR (800 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a religious format. Licensed to Camden, New Jersey, United States, it serves the Philadelphia area. The station is currently owned by Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., through licensee Beasley Media Group, LLC, and features programming from Westwood One. The transmitter site is in Camden, while studios and offices are located in the "555 Building" in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

History[edit]

The station began operations in the late 1940s as WKDN. It was originally owned by Ranulf Compton, and was a 1,000-watt, daytime-only station that broadcast middle-of-the-road music. The call letters became WTMR after the station was sold in 1968. By the early 1970s, WTMR's power had been increased to 5,000 watts. In 1975, the station began phasing out pop music in favor of religious programming. It was granted a license to operate at night during the 1980s.

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