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WFIR (960 kHz "WFIR 960 AM - 107.3 FM") is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Roanoke, Virginia and serving the Roanoke Valley. It is owned and operated by Mel Wheeler, Inc. and airs a News/Talk radio format. WFIR broadcasts at 10,000 watts non-directional by day. But at night, to avoid interfering with other stations on AM 960, it reduces power to 5000 watts and uses a directional antenna. WFIR's studios and offices are on Electric Road in Roanoke. The AM transmitter is off Brandon Avenue SW. The transmitter for FM translator W297BC 107.3 is off Catawba Valley Drive.

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  • 37.25527777777778 -79.95944444444444
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  • WFIR
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  • WFIR (960 kHz "WFIR 960 AM - 107.3 FM") is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Roanoke, Virginia and serving the Roanoke Valley. It is owned and operated by Mel Wheeler, Inc. and airs a News/Talk radio format. WFIR broadcasts at 10,000 watts non-directional by day. But at night, to avoid interfering with other stations on AM 960, it reduces power to 5000 watts and uses a directional antenna. WFIR's studios and offices are on Electric Road in Roanoke. The AM transmitter is off Brandon Avenue SW. The transmitter for FM translator W297BC 107.3 is off Catawba Valley Drive.
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  • WFIR (960 kHz "WFIR 960 AM - 107.3 FM") is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Roanoke, Virginia and serving the Roanoke Valley. It is owned and operated by Mel Wheeler, Inc. and airs a News/Talk radio format. WFIR broadcasts at 10,000 watts non-directional by day. But at night, to avoid interfering with other stations on AM 960, it reduces power to 5000 watts and uses a directional antenna. WFIR's studios and offices are on Electric Road in Roanoke. The AM transmitter is off Brandon Avenue SW. The transmitter for FM translator W297BC 107.3 is off Catawba Valley Drive. Local news and talk programs air in weekday morning and afternoon drive times, with syndicated shows heard the rest of day, including Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Dave Ramsey, Mark Levin, Clyde Lewis and Coast to Coast AM with George Noory. Weekends feature shows on money, religion, law, computers, guns, home repair and gardening. Syndicated weekend hosts include Kim Komando, Leo Laporte and Bill Handel. World and national news from ABC News Radio is heard at the beginning of most hours.
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  • "960 AM and FM 107.3 WFIR"
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  • First In Roanoke
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  • "Depend On It"
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  • WDBJ (1924–1969)
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