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CityRaleigh, North Carolina
Broadcast areaRaleigh
Branding101 Nine WKRP
Slogan"The Mighty Fine 101 Nine, WKRP."
Frequency101.9 MHz
First air dateNovember 30, 2015
FormatCommunity Radio
ERP100 watts
HAAT8 meters (26 feet)
Facility ID191806
Transmitter coordinates35°50′26″N 78°33′33″W / 35.84056°N 78.55917°W / 35.84056; -78.55917Coordinates: 35°50′26″N 78°33′33″W / 35.84056°N 78.55917°W / 35.84056; -78.55917
OwnerOak City Media, Inc.

WKRP-LP, or 101.9 WKRP, is a community low power FM ("LPFM") radio station operating in Raleigh, North Carolina.



Capital Area Team Sports, Inc.was granted a construction permit by the Federal Communications Commission to build an LPFM on March 18, 2014.[1] The organization changed its corporate name to Oak City Media, Inc. shortly thereafter.

The call sign is a nod to the fictitious title station on CBS' late-1970s sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati.

Construction and sign-on[edit]

Station studio construction was completed in September 2015, with its transmitter, antenna and related equipment installed in November.[2] The station's license was granted on November 30, 2015 and signed on the same day.[3]

The station's broadcast radius encompasses the area between Interstate 440 and Interstate 540 in northeast Raleigh.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Application Search Details". Licensing.fcc.gov. Retrieved 2017-01-08.
  2. ^ Barr, Sarah (July 28, 2014). "New station snags WKRP call: Low-power FM radio wants to serve Northeast Raleigh". News & Observer.
  3. ^ "WKRP-LPFM 101.9 MHz Raleigh, North Carolina Station Format: Variety tell me about "Variety" stations find more Variety stations". Radio Locator. Theodric Technologies LLC. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Broadcast Radius Map, 101.9 WKRP". Radio-Locator.com. Retrieved 2017-02-25.

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