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WLJR-FM logo.png
CityBirmingham, Alabama
Slogan"Reach Birmingham to Reach the World for Christ"
Frequency88.5 MHz
First air dateFebruary 20, 1998
ERP370 watts
HAAT183 meters (600 feet)
Facility ID6804
Transmitter coordinates33°23′51″N 86°39′41″W / 33.39750°N 86.66139°W / 33.39750; -86.66139
Callsign meaningWhere the Lord Jesus Reigns
AffiliationsMoody Broadcasting Network
OwnerBriarwood Presbyterian Church
WebcastListen Live
WebsiteWLJR Online

WLJR (88.5 FM) is a non-commercial educational radio station licensed to serve Birmingham, Alabama, United States. The station is owned by Briarwood Presbyterian Church.

WLJR broadcasts a religious radio format to the greater Birmingham area.[1] The station derives a majority of its programming from the Moody Broadcasting Network. It is also available online at playwljr.com


More than five years after the initial application was filed, this station received its original construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission on November 4, 1992.[2] The new station was assigned the call letters WLJR by the FCC on February 10, 1993.[3] After several extensions, WLJR received its license to cover from the FCC on June 4, 1998.[4] On-air broadcasting began February 20, 1998. In December 2013 WLJR began streaming on the Internet. This Internet stream may be accessed through the station's website, or directly at www.playwljr.com.


  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron.
  2. ^ "Application Search Details (BPED-19870812MC)". FCC Media Bureau. November 4, 1992.
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  4. ^ "Application Search Details (BLED-19980304KG)". FCC Media Bureau. June 4, 1998.

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