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Broadcast areaRoanoke/Lynchburg, Virginia
Frequency91.3 MHz
BrandingSpirit FM
FormatChristian adult contemporary
OwnerPositive Alternative Radio, Inc.
First air date
September 8, 1993
Call sign meaning
W Positive Alternative Radio
Technical information
Facility ID53097
ERP3,300 watts
HAAT270 meters
Transmitter coordinates
37°22′23.0″N 79°55′37.0″W / 37.373056°N 79.926944°W / 37.373056; -79.926944
WebcastWPAR Webstream
WebsiteWPAR Online

WPAR is a Christian adult contemporary formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Salem, Virginia; with studios in Lynchburg. It is the flagship station of Positive Alternative Radio, which is headquartered in Blacksburg.[1]

WPAR operates a network of full-power stations and translators stretching from southern West Virginia through the Shenandoah Valley and the Roanoke/Lynchburg area to the fringes of the Richmond market. The stations collectively identify themselves as "Spirit FM."

WRXT, at 90.3 FM broadcasts in HD.[2]


Call sign Frequency City of license State Facility ID ERP
WOKD-FM 91.1 FM Danville Virginia 82092 18,000 C2
WPIN-FM 91.5 FM Dublin Virginia 53090 85 A
WOKG 90.3 FM Galax Virginia 87377 2,700 C3
WPIM 90.5 FM Martinsville Virginia 40508 4,000 A
WRXT 90.3 FM (HD) Roanoke Virginia 70358 5,500 C2
WPVA 90.1 FM Waynesboro Virginia 53099 2,500 B1
WPIB 91.1 FM Bluefield West Virginia 53098 12,000 C1

WRXT exists mainly to bring WPAR's programming into Lynchburg and points east. However, the main WPAR signal covers Roanoke very well (Salem is an inner-ring suburb of Roanoke).


Call sign Frequency
City of license State Facility ID Rebroadcasts
W253BH 98.5 Blacksburg Virginia 53096 WPIN-FM
W294BY 106.7 Charlottesville Virginia 142782 WPVA
W254AH 98.7 Farmville Virginia 18879 WPVA
W277CY 103.3 Harrisonburg Virginia 141355 WPVA
W295AI 106.9 Marion Virginia 142575 WPIB
W279AC 103.7 Roanoke Virginia 70360 WRXT (FM/HD1)


  1. ^ "WPAR Facility Record". Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  2. ^ https://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?realid=447 HD Radio Guide for Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA