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City Salem, Virginia
Broadcast area Roanoke/Lynchburg, Virginia
Branding "Spirit FM"
Slogan "Uplifting and Encouraging"
Frequency 91.3 MHz
First air date September 8, 1993
Format Contemporary Christian
Power 3,300 Watts
HAAT 270 Meters
Class C3
Facility ID 53097
Transmitter coordinates 37°22′23.0″N 79°55′37.0″W / 37.373056°N 79.926944°W / 37.373056; -79.926944
Callsign meaning W Positive Alternative Radio
Owner Positive Alternative Radio, Inc.
Webcast WPAR Webstream
Website WPAR Online

WPAR is a Contemporary Christian formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Salem, Virginia; with studios in Lynchburg. It is the flagship station of Positive Alternative Radio, which is headquartered in Blacksburg.[1]

WPAR operates a network of full-power stations and translators stretching from southern West Virginia to the fringes of the Richmond market. The stations collectively identify themselves as "Spirit FM."

WRXT, at 90.3 FM broadcasts in HD.[2]

Full power translators

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
WOKD-FM 91.1 Danville, Virginia 18,000 C2 FCC
WPIN-FM 91.5 Dublin, Virginia 85 A FCC
WJYA 89.3 Emporia, Virginia 2,000 A FCC
WOKG 90.3 Galax, Virginia 2,700 C3 FCC
WPIM 90.5 Martinsville, Virginia 4,000 A FCC
WRXT 90.3
(also on HD Radio)
Roanoke, Virginia 5,500 C2 FCC
WPVA 90.1 Waynesboro, Virginia 2,500 B1 FCC
WPIB 91.1 Bluefield, West Virginia 12,000 C1 FCC

Low power translators

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
Class FCC info
W253BH 98.5 Blacksburg, Virginia 10 D FCC
W294BY 106.7 Charlottesville, Virginia 10 D FCC
W254AH 98.7 Farmville, Virginia 27 D FCC
W277CY 103.3 Harrisonburg, Virginia 10 D FCC
W295AI 106.9 Marion, Virginia 10 D FCC
W279AC 103.7 Roanoke, Virginia 233 D FCC


  1. ^ "WPAR Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ https://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?realid=447 HD Radio Guide for Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA

External links

  • Spirit FM Online
  • Query the FCC's FM station database for WPAR
  • Radio-Locator information on WPAR
  • Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WPAR

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