City Lexington, Virginia
Broadcast area Metro Lexington
Branding "91-5 WLUR"
Slogan "You Have No Choice"
Frequency 91.5 MHz
First air date 1967
Format Public Radio
Power 175 Watts
HAAT -51 Meters
Class A
Facility ID 70943
Transmitter coordinates 37°47′42.0″N 79°26′49.0″W / 37.795000°N 79.446944°W / 37.795000; -79.446944
Callsign meaning Washington Lee University Radio
Affiliations BBC World Service
National Public Radio
Radio IQ
Owner Washington and Lee University
Webcast WLUR Webstream
Website WLUR Online

WLUR is a Public Radio and Variety formatted broadcast radio station licensed to and serving Lexington, Virginia. WLUR is owned and operated by Washington and Lee University.[1]


WLUR broadcasts student created programming from its studios in Lexington. WLUR retransmits programming from Radio IQ in the late night and early morning hours, and also airs Radio IQ when W&L is not in session. Its frequency is 91.5 FM.

WLUR previously was operated for most of its history by the school's Department of Journalism & Communications and was located on the third floor of Reid Hall, which houses the department. However, the department gave up control of the station in the 2000's, and it has been a student organization since.[2] It broadcasts out of the Elrod Student Commons.

Doug Harwood[]

Since the early 70s, Saturday nights on WLUR have been turned over to an alumnus, Doug Harwood. His show, which features four hours of eclectic music and no talking, has run continuously since Harwood was a student at the school. [3] As of autumn 2018, the show was still going strong. Much of the music is played off vinyl from Harwood's extensive collection. The formal name of his show is the Anti-Headache Machine.


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