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City Yarmouth, Maine
Broadcast area Portland area
Slogan "Heritage Radio"
Frequency 88.3 MHz
First air date 1998
Format The American Musical Heritage
ERP 1,000 watts
HAAT 24.0 meters (78.7 ft)
Class A
Facility ID 78242
Transmitter coordinates 43°45′56″N 70°8′27″W / 43.76556°N 70.14083°W / 43.76556; -70.14083
Callsign meaning YARmouth
Owner Heritage Radio Society, Inc.
Website wyar.org

WYAR (88.3 MHz) is a non-commercial radio station broadcasting an Adult standards radio format. Licensed to Yarmouth, Maine, USA, with the transmitter and tower located on nearby Cousins Island, the station serves the Portland, Maine and Lewiston-Auburn, Maine area. The station is licensed to Heritage Radio Society, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.[1]

WYAR has a large collection of more than 10,000 78-rpm records, many of which have been enhanced by digital signal processing. The station also airs some early jazz programming and community issues and news.


  1. ^ "WYAR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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