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WCPR-FM
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City of license Wiggins, Mississippi
Branding 97.9 WCPR
Slogan "CPR Rocks"
Frequency 97.9 MHz
Format Active Rock
ERP 50,000 watts
Class B
Owner Mississippi Media, LLC
Website http://www.979cprrocks.com

WCPR-FM (97.9 FM) is a radio station licensed to Wiggins, Mississippi, and its transmitter is located in Saucier, Mississippi, on a 466-foot tower at 50,000 watts of power. WCPR plays all new rock alternative and some active rock from the 1980s and 1990s but mostly new rock. The station's signal reaches far west to Covington, Louisiana, far east to Mobile, Alabama, and far north as Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

The station started with a country music format and was called WUSD US 98 from 1995 to 1996. Sometime in 1996 WCPR was born and became the the first new rock station in the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The current line up on the station as of April 2008 is the following:

  • Mornings with Walton and Johnson
  • Middays from 10a-2p with Special K
  • Afternoons from 2p-7p with Denver Crabb

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