KUAR 89.1 is a radio broadcaster that is headquartered on Asher Avenue, Little Rock metropolitan area in Arkansas State of the US. The channel provides coverage to the audience of the Little Rock metropolitan area on the FM frequency of 89.1 MHz. The domestic coverage of the station was increased to the audience of Monticello, where it serves at 94.5 MHz, and to the audience of Forrest City, where it airs at 94.7 MHz. The ownership and control of the station are under the hold of UALR (University of Arkansas at Little Rock) Public Radio.
The first signal of the channel went on-air on 16th September 198 through the power of 100,000 watts to the Central Arkansas region. In 1988, the channel started to offer shows from news and information format during daytime. Currently, KUAR 89.1 is a C1-class broadcaster and carries shows from Public Radio, News, and Talk format during daytime, and airs programs from Jazz format during night. The station utilizes 63,000 watts of effective radiated power not only to air 24/7 but also to reach its global community. The calls of the station also mean “University of ARkansas.”
The channel is also famous in the market by the brand name “FM 89” and described by the tagline “Rhythm & News.” National Public Radio, Public Radio International, American Public Media, and Jazz 24 are its major affiliations. For the latest updates about the broadcaster, you can follow it on popular social media hubs.
Programs of KUAR 89.1
Travel with Rick Steves
Weekend Edition Saturday
TED Radio Hour
This American Life
You can visit the official website at ualrpublicradio.org.