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WLHR-FM (Lake Hartwell Radio)


WLHR-FM (Lake Hartwell Radio)
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Last updated:
2012-06-17 00:17:54
Country: United StatesListen to radio stations broadcasting from United States
City: Lavonia
FM (MHz): 92.1
Genre: Country
Phone: 706-356-0921
Fax: 706-356-5921
Language of broadcast: English
Website:  www.921wlhr.com
Description: WLHR-FM (92.1 FM, "Lake Hartwell Radio") is a radio station broadcasting a Contemporary and Classic Country music format, and local news, weather, high school sports, obituary announcements, Swap-Shop . Licensed to Lavonia, Georgia USA. The station is currently owned by Georgia-Carolina Radiocasting Company and features programing from Dial-Global. It first began broadcasting in 1979 under the call sign WWRK-FM. Logo used until May 2008The station went on the air as WWRK-FM on June 15, 1979, licensed to Elberton, GA. On November 24, 1981, the station changed its call sign to WWRK. On November 1, 1988 the call sign was changed back to WWRK-FM. On February 2, 2004, the call sign was changed to WSGC-FM with a Country music format as "92.1 WSGC". On March 31, 2008, after 92.1 FM had already been granted permission to move and re-license to Lavonia, GA the call sign was changed to WLHR-FM. WLHR-FM signed on on May 15, 2008. The station goes by the moniker "Lake Hartwell Radio" and serves Franklin and Hart Counties, Georgia. On May 9, 2008, the WSGC-FM callsign and Country music format was moved to 105.1 FM in Elberton, Georgia as "105.1 WSGC" with a similar branding and logo previously used by WSGC-FM 92.1.During the early morning hours of January 30, 2010, the WLHR-FM tower was toppled. The tower, which stood at 284 feet tall and was located on Georgia Highway 327, fell over. The cause is believed to have been deliberate as the one set of the station's guy wires were cut. The station is working to get the tower repaired. Currently a constant stream of WLHR-FM can be heard online at www.921wlhr.com.On, Saturday, February 13, 2010, at approximately 3:30pm, WLHR-FM returned to the air operating from a temporary tower site. Toccoa Falls College radio station WRAF-FM was instrumental in helping WLHR-FM get back on the air by loaning the station a 2KW transmitter.


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