WRNR 103.1 is an American radio broadcaster based in Grasonville, Maryland. The frequency allotted to the broadcaster for local transmission is 103.1 MHz, which can be accessed by the people of Annapolis, Maryland. Its repeater channel WYRE serves the public of Baltimore on the same satellite frequency by using 250 watts. The overseas community of the station can listen to its shows from its web portal.
The daily tasks of the station are carried out at its studios based in Annapolis Cochrane Drive. While its transmitter is in Grasonville/Queenstown, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, powered by 5,100 watts.
The channel aired its first broadcast as WAQA in 1979 using 3,000 watts transmitter. Hot AC/Top 40 was its first broadcasting format, and the brand name was “Q103.” The station switched its callsign to WBEY, its format to Country and its brand name to “Bay Country 103” in 1981. Vision Broadcasting acquired the channel in December of 2012 and changed its moniker to WHVY. The channel started to offer Active Rock programming, and its studios were moved to Annapolis.
Currently, WRNR 103.1 is working under the ownership of Empire Broadcasting System and offers Adult Alternative programming. Its current callsign means “Rock N Roll” and listed as A-class stations. The station also updates its audience from social media as well.
Notable Personalities of WRNR 103.1
James Osterberg Jr.
You can visit the official website of the channel at wrnr.com.