About WDVR FM 89.7
Delaware Valley Radio
WDVR FM hit the air waves on February 19, 1990 as a newly established, Non-Commercial Station. It is licensed to Penn-Jersey Educational Radio, a New Jersey, 501 (c) (3), Non-Profit Corporation. Its mission is to provide high quality, Non-Commercial Educational Radio service to the Delaware and Lehigh Valley area of Western New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. WDVR provides a uniquely diversified format of music and talk, utilizing a staff of over 50 unpaid volunteers, each with his or her own specialized expertise in music and/or talk--“50 colorful gems creating a beautiful audio mosaic”.
WDVR is a full-service FM station operating 24 hours a day at 89.7 Mhz from Delaware Township, NJ. It also utilizes a translator on 91.9 Mhz in Lawrenceville, NJ, serving the Lawrenceville, Princeton, Trenton area and points south. WDVR is a listener supported, totally community and family oriented station, offering radio programming which is always suitable for the entire family.
WDVR’s format offers a uniquely wide range of music for almost every taste; including Classic Country, Bluegrass, 50’s Doo Wop, Light Rock, Light jazz, Big Band, Celtic and Polka. International, national and local news is aired every hour on the hour. Informational programs, thoroughly cover educational, medical, scientific and important local, community issues on a weekly basis.
WDVR is the only station in the entire North East which airs a two-hour, live Traditional Country Music show
every two weeks, before a live audience, every Saturday Night from 6 to 8PM--Heartlands Hayride. See our program schedule. Heartlands Hayride (ala: Grand Ole Opry) showcases local and national Professional and Amateur country & Bluegrass singers and groups; giving them, rare and valuable broadcast and world-wide internet exposure.
In the often-voiced, unsolicited opinion of our dedicated listeners, “WDVR is a rare, breath of fresh air, in the cookie-cutter sameness of today’s radio landscape”.