WIJR
CityHighland, Illinois
Broadcast areaSt. Louis, Missouri
Frequency880 kHz
BrandingLa Tremenda 880 AM
Programming
FormatRegional Mexican
Ownership
OwnerBirach Broadcasting Corporation
Technical information
Facility ID72890
ClassB
Power1,700 watts day
160 watts night
Links
Websitewww.latremenda880.com

WIJR (880 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Regional Mexican format. Licensed to Highland, Illinois, United States, it serves the St. Louis, Missouri area. The station is currently owned by Birach Broadcasting Corporation.

WIJR's studios are located on Hampton Avenue in St. Louis, while its transmitter is located near Highland. They use a directional signal, aimed towards St. Louis, due to avoid interference from WLS-AM in Chicago, further north into Illinois.

History

WIJR was previously WINU until February 6, 2001, when it changed callsigns to WCBW. WCBW was changed to WIJR on August 15, 2006.[1]

References


Coordinates: 38°45′23″N 89°39′18″W / 38.75639°N 89.65500°W / 38.75639; -89.65500