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 » Fredericksburg
This page list ALL of the home stations in the Fredericksburg area. Note that some stations considered out-of-market and/or fringe (rimshot) are also included. This type of station will put in a listenable signal to certain parts of the area and sometimes will garner enough listener-/viewership to register in ratings "books"...

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The Spot Factory

Studio Center

FM Radio [87.7MHz~107.9MHz]

WQIQ
88.3
202A
WVTF Format: Classical/Jazz/NPR // WVTF Roanoke VA
On-Air Positioning: Your NPR Station
Community Of License: Spotsylvania VA
Owner: Virginia Tech Foundation
HD Radio™: Not Licensed
RDS: PS (Program Service - Dynamic) WQIQ | NEWS
TA (Traffic Announcement): No
PTY (Program Type): Public
Website: WVTF.org
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Facilities: 268.68' 2.5 kW / Directional Antenna
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class A
Transmitter Site: 38° 08' 30" N 77° 41' 34" W | Service Contours (courtesy Rec Networks)
FCC Facility ID: 172441
EMAIL CHANGES TO VARTV.com Frequency Background:

Started testing the signal in mid-September 2012. Acquired by Virginia Tech Foundation for $135K on 7/15/2011. Took the WHMM call letters on 2/4/2011. Original CP (construction permit) granted to Mariamante Academy on 1/25/2010.


W204CH
88.7
204D
W249BF Format: BBN - Religious // WYFJ Ashland (Richmond) VA
On-Air Positioning: Where You Find Joy
Community Of License: Fredericksburg VA
Owner: BBN - Bible Broadcasting Network
Website: bbnradio.org
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Facilities: .027kW
Service Designation: FX — Translator (Retransmitting) Facility / Class D
Transmitter Site: 38° 16' 53" N 77° 29' 24" W
FCC Facility ID: 5103
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Moved antenna, increased power from 19 watts to 27 watts and moved frequency from 97.9 to 88.7 in 2010. Best heard in Fredericksburg and points north when on 97.9.


WWED
89.5
208B1
WWED Format: Classical
On-Air Positioning: Classics Radio
RDS: PS (Program Service) WWED89-5
TA (Traffic Announcement): No
PTY (Program Type): CLASSICAL
Community Of License: Spotsylvania VA
Owner: Educational Media Corp
Website: None
Internet Audio Stream: None
Facilities: 495' 8 kW / Directional Antenna
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class B1
Transmitter Site: 38° 11' 48" N 77° 33' 45" W | Service Contours (courtesy Rec Networks)
FCC Facility ID: 90679
EMAIL CHANGES TO VARTV.com Frequency Background:

Was Christian Contemporary "Life FM" until early February 2012. On 9/18/2009, "Bluegrass FM's" Bluegrass/Bluegrass Gospel format was dropped (both WWED and WWEM) and remained silent until a Christian Contemporary format launched March 1, 2010 as "Life FM." Increased it's power from 380 watts to 8,000 watts and changed from a "Class A" to "Class B1" licensed station early 2010. On 12/8/2007, WWEM/91.7 Rustburg/Lynchburg signed on as a simulcast of WWED.

Bluegrass FM format launched in mid-June 2007. Shifted from Praise & Worship to Country/Southern Gospel 10/18/2006. WWED originates 20 hours of local music, public service, and informational programming daily and utilizes approximately four hours daily of nationally syndicated teaching programs. Previously an affiliate of MBN (Moody Broadcasting Network) using about six hours a day of MBN programming. Original CP (construction permit) granted 8/22/05. Took the call letters WWED on 8/30/05. WWED went on-air November 6, 2005 at 6:07 p.m. at ½ power and received PTA (program test authority) on November 10, 2005. EMC, headed up by Pete Stover, is based in Spotsylvania.


WPER
89.9
210B
WPER Format: Bright AC
On-Air Positioning: Virginia's Positive Hits
Community Of License: Culpeper VA
Owner: Positive Alternative Radio
Website: positivehits.org
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Audio Clip:
2/14/2006 - WPER: Contemporary Christian: Adds new stations to simulcast. 16:31 (WMA)
Facilities: 331' 50 kW / Directional Antenna
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class B
Transmitter Site: 38° 40' 42" N 77° 47' 18" W
FCC Facility ID: 53095
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Previously known as "Positive Hits" until adding WJYJ/90.5 Fredericksburg (and a half dozen former CSN Virginia translators) as a new simulcast partner on 2/14/2006 around 7:20 a.m. Previously known as "89.9 WPER - Christian Music Radio" until 3/1/2004 when they added more upbeat music, plus Christian Rock/Alternative to their lineup. The station stunted on Friday 2/27/2004 with "The Passion of the Christ Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" at 5AM. The new WPER debutted on Monday 3/1/2004 at 5:20PM. First signed on during the late summer of 1999. Even though based in Culpeper, they put an excellent signal into the Fredericksburg area.


WJYJ
90.5
213B
WJYJ Format: Bright AC
On-Air Positioning: Virginia's Positive Hits
Community Of License: Fredericksburg VA
Owner: Positive Alternative Radio
HD Radio™: Not Licensed
RDS: No
Website: positivehits.org
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Audio Clip:
2/14/2006 - WJYJ: Stunting to Contemporary Christian "Virginia's Positive Hits" 16:31 (WMA)
Facilities: 538' 38 kW / Directional Antenna
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class B
Transmitter Site: 38° 11' 48" N 77° 33' 45" W
FCC Facility ID: 18852
EMAIL CHANGES TO VARTV.com Frequency Background:

Requested to lower antenna by ½ meter and drop their directional antenna in mid-February 2012. Joined WPER/89.9 Culpeper as a new simulcast partner on 2/14/2006 around 7:20 a.m. Was acquired by Positive Alternative Radio from CSN Virginia at the end of December 2005. The station stunted with Christmas music as Nick FM (January thru February 14, 2006) along with another dozen other former CSN Virginia stations and translators. Previously, known as "Praise FM" when owned by CSN Virginia with a format that was 80% Inspirational Speaking, 20% Christian Contemporary. Was part of CSI International (founded in 1993, is a non-profit organization, an outreach of Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa CA and Calvary Chapel of Twin Falls ID) late Summer of 2002. WJYJ started operations in 1983 by Educational Media Corporation President Pete Stover; who aired "90-Joy" from its studio and transmitter facility at 830 Gunnery Hill Road in Spotsylvania County. In 1995, it changed its positioner "JOY-FM."


W217BC
91.3
217D
W217BC Format: Religious // KAWZ/89.9 Twin Falls ID
On-Air Positioning: Calvary Satellite Network
Community Of License: Fredericksburg VA
Owner: CSN International
Website: csnradio.com
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Facilities: 246' .019 kW
Service Designation: FX — Translator (Retransmitting) Facility / Class D
Transmitter Site: 38° 16' 21" N 77° 29' 46" W
FCC Facility ID: 93601
EMAIL CHANGES TO VARTV.com Frequency Background:

In September 2000, W217BC was placed on the air as a satellite fed FM translator of CSN International's "Calvary Satellite Network" (CSN), with KAWZ/89.9 Twin Falls ID as the uplink station. In May 2002, CSN International purchased the former 90Joy/JoyFM network (WJYJ/WJYA/15 translators) from Educational Media Corporation (owners of WWED/89.5 Spotslyvania). That's when CSN switched W217BC to a satellite fed FM translator of their "The Effect," Christian Rock & Alternative // KEFX-FM/88.9 Twin Falls ID. In December 2005, the CSN Virginia network (WJYJ/WJYA/WPVA/WJCN/14 translators) was sold to Positive Alternative Radio. CSN International returned W217BC to its original status as a satellite fed FM translator of the Calvary Satellite Network/KAWZ on January 4, 2006. W217BC has a very small coverage area and can be heard in the immediate Fredericksburg and Falmouth areas.


WARN
91.5
218A
WARN Format: Christian Programming // WAFR 88.3 Tupelo MS
On-Air Positioning: American Family Radio
Community Of License: Culpeper VA
Owner: American Family Association
Website: afr.net
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Facilities: 121' .93 kW
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class A
Transmitter Site: 38° 27' 15" N 77° 59' 10" W
FCC Facility ID: 79157
EMAIL CHANGES TO VARTV.com Frequency Background:

Best heard in Culpeper, north Orange and southern Fauquier counties. The original CP was granted in December 1996. AFA has over 100 full-power, translator and affiliate stations around the country, four in Virginia, with most relaying "American Family Radio" WAFR/88.3 Tupelo MS.

A little background info on AFR... In 1987, American Family Association President Don Wildmon wanted to use satellite and the latest technology at the time to build hundreds of American Family Radio stations across America. Wildmon wanted to use these radio stations to inform Christians about what is happening. Reading 'Broadcasting' magazine in 1987, Wildmon ran across an article stating that the Federal Communications Commission would allow non-commercial FM stations to deliver their signal to local communities via satellite. He realized the vast potential and relative economic costs of such a system, AFA filed for a station in their hometown of Tupelo MS. It took four years to get a CP (construction permit) the FCC to construct the station. It was necessary this station before a signal could be transmitted to satellite. The Mississippi Authority for Educational Television, the group which is responsible for state funded radio stations, tried to block AFA from getting the station. MATA didn't want to build a station themselves, they simply didn't want AFA to be able to build the station for which AFA had applied. Four years later in February 1991, AFA received permission to build their station - WAFR. The station went on the air in August of that year. In February 1993, the first translator station went on the air in Jackson TN. Gradually the number of stations began to grow. AFR has built more stations in a shorter time than any other broadcaster in the history of broadcasting. In 1995, AFA begin their news department. AFR's schedule contains about 70% music and 30% talk. Musically, AFR is light contemporary with a mixture of older songs.


WFLS-FM
93.3
227B
WFLS Format: Country
On-Air Positioning: 93.3 WFLS
Community Of License: Fredericksburg
Owner: The Star Radio Group
HD Radio™: HD1 - Format: Country
          On-Air Positioning:
93.3 WFLS, Real Country Variety
HD2 - Format: Eclectic
          On-Air Positioning:
FredFM@96.5
RDS: PS (Program Service) 93 WFLS
TA (Traffic Announcement): No
PTY (Program Type): COUNTRY
Website: wfls.com
None
Internet Audio Stream: Analog/HD1: None   HD2: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Facilities: 492' 50 kW
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class B
Transmitter Site: 38° 18' 46" N 77° 26' 20" W
FCC Facility ID: 65641
EMAIL CHANGES TO VARTV.com Frequency Background:

Started broadcasting in HD Radio in 5/2006. Its long-running country format has made it the number one rated station since 1975 in the Fredericksburg area. WFLS-FM first signed on the air in 1960 and is named for the Fredericksburg newspaper - Free Lance-Star, which owns the station along with WYSK-AM 1350, and WYSK-FM 99.3. Can also be heard in Richmond's northern suburbs and Northern Virginia.


WGRQ
95.9
240A
WGRQ Format: 60s-70s Hits
On-Air Positioning: SuperHits Of The 60s & 70s
Community Of License: Fairview Beach VA
Owner: Telemedia Broadcasting
Website: 959wgrq.com
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Facilities: 595' 1.9 kW
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class A
Transmitter Site: 38° 13' 44" N 77° 7' 28" W
FCC Facility ID: 64922
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The FCC granted Telemedia Broadcasting's WGRQ/95.9 to change its COL (community of license) from Colonial Beach to Fairwiew Beach in late 4/2010. WGRQ is still broadcasting from the same tower location but the antenna is higher up on the tower. With that, they had to slightly decrease the power to fully comply with a Class A licensed station.

Shifted focus to 60s-70s hits on Monday, 1/17/05. Previously known as "Virginia's Rockin' Oldies 95.9" when the format was 50-70s Oldies. WGRQ started operations in 1986 and has studios in Fredericksburg. Is affiliated with ABC Radio Networks Pure Gold. WGRQ won ABC Radio Networks "Oldies Station of the Year" 1998 and 1999 and received from the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce "Small Business of the Year" in 1999. Can also be received in the northern suburbs of Richmond. Their contacts are Telemedia Broadcasting Inc/4414 Lafayette Blvd Suite 100/Fredericksburg VA 22408/540-891-9696/540-891-1656 (Fax).


W243BS
96.5
243D
W243BS Format: Eclectic // WFLS-HD2 Fredericksburg
On-Air Positioning: FredFM@96.5
Community Of License: Fredericksburg VA
Owner: The Star Radio Group
Website: None
Internet Audio Stream: listen.fredericksburg.com
Facilities: 282' .25 kW / Directional Antenna
Service Designation: FX — Translator Station (retransmits signal, different channel than main station) / Class D
Transmitter Site: 38° 18' 46" N 77° 26' 20" W | Service Contours (courtesy Rec Networks)
FCC Facility ID: 142774
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Dropped simulcast with News/Conservative Talk/Sports // WNTX/1350 Fredericksburg on 4/16/2013 for eclectic "FredFM@96.5." W243BS was back on the air in 1/2011 with the simulcast of Sports "1350 The Game" WYSK Fredericksburg VA. Granted Consent to Assignment from Positive Alternative Radio on 10/21/2010 but had to relocate the antenna to their WFLS tower which was not granted until late 12/2010. Original CP (construction permit) granted on 8/17/2004 to Positive Alternative Radio.


WWUZ
96.9
245A
WWUZ Format: Classic Rock
On-Air Positioning: 96.9 The Rock
Community Of License: Bowling Green VA
Owner: The Star Radio Group
Website: 969therock.com
Internet Audio Stream: None
Facilities: 472' 2.95 kW
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class A
Transmitter Site: 37° 57' 56" N 77° 22' 19" W
FCC Facility ID: 55174
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Reimaged as "96.9 The Rock" (including a new logo and website) from "Classic Rock 96.9" on March 15, 2012. Segued back to classic rock in February 2002. WWUZ is dead smack in between two markets - Richmond and Fredericksburg and has a very hard time finding an audience in either market. First signed on in October 1998 broadcasting classic rock. In April 2000, they shifted more towards a classic hits format. Their studios are located at in The Free Lance–Star building at 616 Amelia St in Fredericksburg. Co-owned with WFLS-FM and WYSK-FM/AM.


WVBX
99.3
257A
WVBX Format: Contemporary Hit Radio
On-Air Positioning: 99-3 The Vibe
RDS: PS (Program Service) 993 WVBX
TA (Traffic Announcement): No
PTY (Program Type): CHR
Community Of License: Spotsylvania VA
Owner: The Star Radio Group
Website: 993thevibe.com
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Facilities: 328' 3 kW
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class A
Transmitter Site: 38° 8' 31" N 77° 41' 38" W
FCC Facility ID: 22484
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Changed call letters from WWVB-FM to WVBX on 8/13/2009. Dropped Alternative "99-3 WYSK - The Rock Alternative" at noon on 1/7/2008 for CHR "99-3 The Vibe" WWVB-FM. Justin Timberlake’s “Sexyback” was the first track heard on the new Vibe. Segued from modern rock to alternative on March 4, 2002. Was known as 'Y-99.3' when modern rock and was simulcast with their AM, WYSK 1350. Owned by the Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star newspaper along with WFLS-FM (93.3) and WWUZ (96.9). Can also be heard in Richmond's northern suburbs.


WLMP-LP
99.9
260L1
Format:
On-Air Positioning:
Community Of License: Fredericksburg VA
Owner: Calvary Chapel of Fredericksburg
Website: None
Internet Audio Stream: None
Facilities: 117' .071 kW / LPFM stations are considered nondirectional
Service Designation: FL — FM Low Power Application or Authorization / Class L1
Transmitter Site: 38° 18' 31" N 77° 24' 13" W
FCC Facility ID: 126648
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Signed-on in late September 2006. Original CP granted on October 20, 2003. Took WLMP-LP calls on 8/3/05.


W264BD
100.7
264D
Format: Religious // WTRM/91.3 Winchester VA
On-Air Positioning:
Community Of License: Aquia Harbour VA
Owner: Edgewater Broadcasting
Website: None
Internet Audio Stream: None
Facilities: 344' .002 kW
Service Designation: FX — Translator (Retransmitting) Facility / Class D
Transmitter Site: 38° 30' 41.2" N 77° 22' 28.1" W
FCC Facility ID: 155019
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A full-time translator of WTRM/91.3 Winchester VA. Original CP (Construction Permit) granted on 5/25/2004.


WBQB
101.5
268B
WBQB Format: Hot AC
On-Air Positioning: B101.5
Community Of License: Fredericksburg VA
Owner: Centennial Broadcasting II, LLC
Website: b1015.com
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Facilities: 492' 50 kW / Directional Antenna
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class B
Transmitter Site: 38° 19' 57" N 77° 23' 41" W
FCC Facility ID: 41812
EMAIL CHANGES TO VARTV.com Frequency Background:

Announced mid-May 2007 that Mid Atlantic Network was selling all six of their stations (WINC/92.5 Winchester, WBQB/101.5 Fredericksburg, WFVA/1230 Fredericksburg, WINC/1400 Winchester, WWRE/105.5 Berryville/Winchester, WWRT/104.9 Strasburg) to Centennial Broadcasting for $35.972M.

Co-owns Hot AC WINC and classic rock simulcast WWRT/WWRE (the former 'Apple Country' WAPP/WPBB). Along with country WFLS, WBQB is one of the top stations in Fredericksburg. WBQB was originally WFVA-FM and first signed on in 1962. It became WBQB in 1989. Has a strong signal that also reaches the northern suburbs of Richmond and southern suburbs of Washington DC.


WJMA-FM
103.1
276A
WJMA Format: Country
On-Air Positioning: WJMA
Community Of License: Culpeper VA
Owner: Piedmont Communications
HD Radio™: HD1 - Format: Country
          On-Air Positioning:
WJMA
HD2 - Format:
          On-Air Positioning:
Website: wjmafm.com
Internet Audio Stream: None
Facilities: 1027' .6 kW
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class A
Transmitter Site: 38° 18' 38" N 78° 0' 12" W
FCC Facility ID: 14710
EMAIL CHANGES TO VARTV.com Frequency Background:

Changed call letters from WJMA-FM to WJMA on 11/29/2011. Since 1957. Swapped WCUL (98.9) calls for WJMA-FM on 3/22/2004. Previously known as Cruisin' Country C103 until March 2004. Was owned by Culpeper Broadcasting until fall 2002 then Joyner Radio Inc, very briefly, then Piedmont Communications in August 2003. Their tower is located atop Clarke Mountain. WJMA studios are on Spicers Mill Road in Orange VA 22960. Also owns WVCV-AM/Orange, WCVA-AM/Culpeper, WOJL-FM/Louisa. Is also commonly heard in Washington's southwestern suburbs.


WGRX
104.5
283A
WGRX Format: Rock Country
On-Air Positioning: Thunder 104.5 - Country That Rocks
RDS: PS (Program Service) WGRX1045
TA (Traffic Announcement): No
PTY (Program Type): COUNTRY
Community Of License: Falmouth VA
Owner: Telemedia Broadcasting
Website: thunder1045.com
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Audio Clip:
5/17/2001 - WGRX-FM: Rock Country "Thunder 104.5" 1:41 * (Real Networks)
Facilities: 492' 2.7 kW / Directional Antenna
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class A
Transmitter Site: 38° 16' 31" N 77° 32' 34" W
FCC Facility ID: 62205
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First signed on May 17, 2001 at 7PM with "Thunder 104.5 - Country That Rocks" format. Owned by Telemedia along with WGRQ (95.9 FM). Has the popular 'John Boy & Billy' syndicated morning show. WGRX is attempting to chip away at market leader country '93 WFLS'. Just recently, they have made some major in-roads. In the Spring 2002 survey, they placed second in "Men 18-34." That's a great accomplishment - Fredericksburg's listeners have a lot of radio options. Their contacts are Telemedia Broadcasting Inc/4414 Lafayette Blvd Suite 100/Fredericksburg VA 22408/540-891-9696/540-891-1656 (Fax).

* Sign-on audio clip at 7PM.


WOJL
105.5
288A
WOJL Format: Adult/Variety Hits
On-Air Positioning: SAM 105.5
Community Of License: Louisa VA
Owner: Piedmont Communications
HD Radio™: HD1 - Format: Adult/Variety Hits
          On-Air Positioning:
SAM 105.5
HD2 - Format:
          On-Air Positioning:
RDS: PS (Program Service - Dynamic) SAM FM
TA (Traffic Announcement): No
PTY (Program Type): OLDIES
Website: None
Internet Audio Stream: None
Audio Clip: None
Facilities: 324.72' 6 kW / Directional Antenna
Service Designation: FM — Full Service FM Station / Class A
Transmitter Site: 38° 1' 37" N 78° 1' 5" W
FCC Facility ID: 41899
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Dropped 60s-70s Oldies as "Oldies 105" for "SAM 105.5" at 12 noon on Saturday, July 2, 2005. Previously owned by Mid-Virginia Broadcasting Corp until 5/27/2004 as "Country 105" WLSA. Piedmont took control Thursday night at midnight (5/27/2004). The crew pulled all nighters Thursday and Friday to get the new 105.5 on the air in time for the Memorial Day weekend. Installing new equipment and making transmitter repairs, they got the station up at noon Saturday -- just 36 hours. That weekend, "Oldies 105" did a special "Sixties Beach Party." The regular format debuted on Tuesday 6/1/2004 -- "Good Times and Great Oldies" focusing on the 60s and 70s. 105.5 has been broadcasting in Louisa since July 1980 and covers a nine county listening area including Charlottesville and Richmond's West End.

NOTE: Depending on what part of the Fredericksburg area a person is located in, one can also receive stations from Richmond (south), Charlottesville (west), the Northern Neck/Middle Peninsula (east)
and Washington DC (north).
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AM Radio [530KHz~1710KHz]

WURA
920
Format: Tejano
On-Air Positioning: Radio Unida 920
Community Of License: Quantico VA
Owner: Capital Broadcasting Corp
Website: http://www.radiounida920.com/
Internet Audio Stream:
Facilities: 7 kW day | 0.97 kW night / DA2 - Directional Antenna: Different constants day and night
Domestic Station Class: C
Transmitter Site: 38° 34' 5" N 77° 20' 20" W
FCC Facility ID: 160224
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Started testing the signal in December 2009 with Christmas music. Debuted Tejano format after the holidays. Late 2009, WURA was in the process of changing hands from Prince William Broadcasting to Capital Broadcasting VA, LLC. Prince William Broadcasting (which is made up of five partner companies, Dale City Broadcasting 25.5%; Cleo Broadcasting 15%; Bay Broadcasting, Lexington Park Broadcasting and Moonglow Broadcasting each 11.33%.) is selling the station for $205,584.

New call letters, WURA, granted on 10/25/2007. Requested (9/2007) and granted (3/2008) increase of daytime power from 2kW to 7kW. Licensee now known as Capital Broadcasting Corporation.

The FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has granted Prince William Broadcasting LLC (PWB) a CP (construction permit) for a brand new AM radio station on 920 to be licensed to Quantico, VA. The CP calls for the station to do 2,000 watts during the day and 970 watts at night. The new AM station is considered part of the Washington DC Arbitron Metro. PWB consists of six media companies including Mike Powell's Bay Broadcasting the licensee of WBEY/97.9 Crisfield MD and runs Birach's WGOP/540 and Great Scott's WKHW/106.5, both Pocomoke City MD.


WFVA
1230
WFVA Format: Adult Standards/Oldies
On-Air Positioning: The Songs You Remember, WFVA 1230
Community Of License: Fredericksburg VA
Owner: Centennial Broadcasting II, LLC
Website: http://www.wfvaradio.com/
Internet Audio Stream: LISTEN LIVE! LISTEN LIVE!
Facilities: 1 kW unlimited / ND1 - Non-Directional Antenna: Same constants day and night
Domestic Station Class: C
Transmitter Site: 38° 16' 50" N 77° 26' 11" W
FCC Facility ID: 41813
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Dropped "NewsTalk1230" for Adult Standards/Oldies on 4/15/2011. Announced mid-May 2007 that Mid Atlantic Network was selling all six of their stations (WINC/92.5 Winchester, WBQB/101.5 Fredericksburg, WFVA/1230 Fredericksburg, WINC/1400 Winchester, WWRE/105.5 Berryville/Winchester, WWRT/104.9 Strasburg) to Centennial Broadcasting for $35.972M.

Dropped all of their music on 1/5/04 to go fulltime News/Talk. Had been known as "The Memories Station" with Adult Standards in certain dayparts. In 2002, they added more 'talk' programs to much debate from WFVA listeners. Co-owned with WBQB 101.5 FM in Fredericksburg. WFVA dates back to 1939. Carries Washington Redskins football. Can also be heard in Richmond's far northern suburbs.


WVCV
1340
WCVA Format: Adult Standards/Talk // WCVA-AM 1490
On-Air Positioning: AM 1340 & 1490 Music & Memories
Community Of License: Orange VA
Owner: Piedmont Communications
Website: None Internet Audio Stream: None
Facilities: 1 kW unlimited / ND1 - Non-Directional Antenna: Same constants day and night
Domestic Station Class: C
Transmitter Site: 38° 15' 14" N 78° 7' 15" W
FCC Facility ID: 54873
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Simulcasts with WCVA/1490 Culpeper. Co-owned with 103.1 WJMA-FM.


WNTX
1350
WNTX Format: News/Conservative Talk/Sports
On-Air Positioning: 1350 The Game
Community Of License: Fredericksburg VA
Owner: The Star Radio Group
Website: http://www.wntxradio.com/
Internet Audio Stream: None
Facilities: 1 kW day | 0.037 kW night / ND1 - Non-Directional Antenna: Same constants day and night
Domestic Station Class: B
Transmitter Site: 38° 18' 46" N 77° 26' 20" W
FCC Facility ID: 65640
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Added nine hours of Conservative Talk in late 6/2011 after WFVA/1230 Fredericksburg dropped the format earlier that year. The sports format debuted as “The Game” on Thursday, 9/9/10. Previously, the station ran Bustos Media’s “La Gran D” format.

Broke from simulcasting WYSK-FM (99.3) to Spanish (1350 Latino Mix) in December 2002. Being leased to and operated by Clara Marshall, 1350's general manager. Previously segued from modern rock to alternative on March 4, 2002. Was known as Modern Rock 'Y-99.3' when they simulcast with their FM, WYSK/99.3. Owned by the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star newspaper along WFLS-FM/93.3 and WWUZ/96.9. Can also be heard in Richmond's northern suburbs.


WCVA
1490
WCVA Format: Adult Standards/Talk
On-Air Positioning: AM 1340 & 1490 Music & Memories
Community Of License: Culpeper VA
Owner: Piedmont Communications
Website: None
Internet Audio Stream: None
Facilities: .68 kW unlimited / ND1 - Non-Directional Antenna: Same constants day and night
Domestic Station Class: C
Transmitter Site: 38° 29' 4" N 77° 59' 22" W
FCC Facility ID: 14711
EMAIL CHANGES TO VARTV.com Frequency Background:

Was owned by Culpeper Broadcasting until fall 2002. Sold to Joyner Radio of NC and quickly swapped to Piedmont Communications. WCVA studios are located at 1 Radio Ln Culpeper VA 22701.

NOTE: Depending on what part of the Fredericksburg area a person is located in, one can also receive stations from Richmond (south), Charlottesville (west), the Northern Neck/Middle Peninsula (east)
and Washington DC (north).



TV Stations

NOTE: Depending on what part of the Fredericksburg area a person is located in, one can also receive stations from Richmond (south), Charlottesville (west), and Washington DC (north).
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Cable TV

Cox Communications Inc
Cox Communications - Fredericksburg
cox.com/fredericksburg

1310 Belman Road
Fredericksburg VA 22401
Customer Care... 540-373-6343
Fax... 540-371-2391
Career Opportunity Hotline... 703-378-3440
Repair... 540-373-6343

Adelphia Communications Inc
Adelphia Communications - Spotsylvania & North Stafford Counties
adelphia.com

1128 Garrisonville Road
Stafford VA 22554
Customer Service... 540-659-7777


Fredericksburg Area
NOAA Weather Radio [162.400MHz~162.550MHz]


162.550 KHB36 Manassas VA
NOAAThis is the main frequency for the Fredericksburg area. Broadcasts at 1,000 watts of power 24 hours/day. The NWS office in Sterling (Washington DC) is responsible for programming. Background on NOAA Weather Radio... NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information direct from a nearby National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts National Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day. Working with the FCC’s (Federal Communications Commission) new Emergency Alert System (EAS), NWR is an "all hazards" radio network, making it the single source for the most comprehensive weather and emergency information available to the public. NWR now broadcasts warning and post-event information for all types of hazards - both natural (such as earthquakes and volcano activity) and technological (such as chemical releases or oil spills). Known as the "Voice of the National Weather Service," NWR is provided as a public service by the Department of Commerce's National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The NWR network has more than 480 transmitters, covering the 50 states, adjacent coastal waters, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Pacific Territories. NWR requires a special radio receiver or scanner capable of picking up the signal. Broadcasts are found in the public service band between 162.400 and 162.550 megahertz (MHz) on seven NWR frequencies which are: 162.400 MHz, 162.425 MHz, 162.450 MHz, 162.475 MHz, 162.500 MHz, 162.525 MHz, and 162.550 MHz. Broadcast range from the weather radio transmitter is approximately 40 miles. The effective range depends on terrain, quality of the receiver, and indoor/outdoor antennas. Before you buy a receiver, make sure your area is covered by one of the transmitters. For the latest list of frequencies and transmitter locations, check the NOAA Weather Radio web site -- nws.noaa.gov/nwr. Believe it or not, several automobile manufacturers (BMW, Mercedes, Range Rover and Saab) equip their cars with radios capable of receiving NWR broadcasts. Several manufacturers of car radios (Audiovox, Clarion, and Panasonic) sell in-dash units capable of receiving NWR broadcasts. Manufacturers of citizen band radios with NWR channels include Cobra, Maxon, Midland, Radio Shack and Uniden.
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