|City||Nags Head, North Carolina|
|Broadcast area||Elizabeth City/Nags Head|
|Branding||Classic Rock 104.9 and 92.3|
|First air date||1990 (as WNHW at 92.5)|
|Format||Classic rock (WFMZ simulcast)|
|Former callsigns||WPIR (1989-1990)
|Former frequencies||92.5 MHz (1990-2000)|
|Operator||Max Radio of the Carolinas Licenses LLC|
|Sister stations||WCMS-FM, WVOD, WCXL, WFMZ|
The original WZPR was a country station in Meadville, Pennsylvania at 100.3 FM. That station dropped the call letters when it became known as "Froggy" in early 2000.
WZPR began as a country music station in the 1990s as WNHW, at 92.5 FM. In 2000, the station became soft adult contemporary WYND "The Wind 92.3".
In late 2002, Convergent Broadcasting, LLC purchased these two stations from OBX Broadcasting. Shortly after in early 2003, WYND moved back to 97.1 and 92.3 then became "Power 92.3" WZPR, which broadcast contemporary Top 40 hit songs.
In April 2006, CapSan Media announced it had signed an Asset Purchase Agreement to purchase WZPR along with sister stations WYND-FM, WVOD, and WFMZ from Convergent Broadcasting, LLC. On July 6, 2006, CapSan Media completed the purchase of all four stations.
Subsequently on October 25, 2006, Power 92.3 was turned off when the station dropped its contemporary hit radio format and started simulcasting sister station WYND-FM, known as "Wilbur 92.3" & "Orville 97.1"
On March 13, 2008 Capsan Media changed the 92.3 frequency to sports as "ESPN 92.3."
Hengooch, LLC bought WFMZ, WZPR, WYND and WVOD in 2010 for $200,000.
On December 5, 2012, due to WOBR-FM relaunching as "The Pirate", WFMZ and WZPR tweaked their format to classic rock.
- "Deals," Broadcasting and Cable, April 17, 2006.
- Venta, Lance (June 12, 2013). "EMF Acquires Cape Hatteras FM For $1". radioinsight.com. Retrieved August 1, 2013.
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WZPR
- Radio-Locator information on WZPR
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WZPR
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