WGCR (720 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Christian radio format. Located in Pisgah Forest, North Carolina, the station serves the Asheville area, but can be heard in upstate South Carolina and extreme northeast Georgia as well. The station is owned and operated by Anchor Baptist Broadcasting Inc.[1]

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CityPisgah Forest, North Carolina
Broadcast areaAsheville area
Frequency720 kHz
BrandingGospel Carolina Radio
FormatChristian radio
OwnerAnchor Baptist Broadcasting Association
Technical information
Facility ID2198
Power50,000 watts day
15,000 watts critical hours
Transmitter coordinates
35°15′06″N 82°40′32″W / 35.25166°N 82.67557°W / 35.25166; -82.67557
Translator(s)94.9 MHz (W235CA)

Because it shares the same frequency as clear channel station WGN in Chicago, WGCR broadcasts sunrise to sunset only. The FM translator on 94.9 MHz is allowed by the FCC to broadcast unlimited hours.


  1. ^ "WGCR Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

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