Radio Station Information

WRYN 89.1 FM

City of License:
Hickory, NC

Religious (Christian)

Web site:

American Family Association

WRYN is an FM non-commercial radio station broadcasting at 89.1 MHz. The station is licensed to Hickory, NC. The station broadcasts Religious programming. WRYN is owned by American Family Association.

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Listener Comments and Reviews

I came across 89.1 one afternoon in Aug. 2011 riding home from the mtns. I was totally unaware it existed and found that many of my friends knew nothing about it either. (They do now!) This station has blessed me so much! The apologetics, the great history lessons from David Barton, and the information on issues we need to be aware of before this upcoming election have been invaluable to me. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
By: Donna on April 1, 2012

Hello, We enjoy your station so very much. My husband was listening the other day and told me that you had a comment about the Workers Comp system the fraud involved. I am currently receiving benefits from a fall on my job that has pretty much left me disabled. I told him that that much money wasn't from workers, that had to be inside or doctors over billing. I investigated a little bit and in Texas, sure enough, a doctor has been charged for fraudulent billing. One worker received benefits of a little over a thousand dollars for having another job. He got 2 years differed ajudication. The dr is going to jail. When it becomes millions and above, it definitely is not the injured workers. I know this because of what I have been through just to get medical treatment and I have broken bones. The system is broken in Texas and I am currently working to see about getting changes made. I just thought it interesting. Our country needs prayer. The systems are all broken.
By: Carol Haney on February 15, 2013

Haven't been able to pick up your station the last two days. I know share a thon is going on. Did the FCC shut down this station?
By: Monique Warren on October 24, 2013

My comment is the same as Ms. Warren. What has happened to your station? We listen to it on WRYN FM in Hickory NC and it's not coming through. Please tell me we will be getting it back. Thank you A. Maria
By: Angeline Maria on October 24, 2013

Yes please, turn the radio station back on! We miss afr!
By: Dwight Shell on October 25, 2013

By: JOHN on October 25, 2013

Please let us know what's going on with AFR on 89.1. It's upsetting to hear only static. Love love love this station!
By: Leslie on October 25, 2013

what happened? have not been able to pick up in hickory, nc area for 3-4 days now. are there any other stations I can pick up on. really miss listening. hope you are returning soon. I tune in daily.
By: tony on October 27, 2013

I thought I was the only one , I have not been able to get the station in a few days and it is frustrating. Miss it and hope you bring it back, if not, please let the listeners know what is going on .
By: Rachel on October 28, 2013

About a week ago WRYN on the internet became noisy, as if I had a bad speaker. At the same time I found that I could not receive 89.1 fm on the radio anymore. It appears many of us consider this a loss and would like to know when the problems will be corrected.
By: Art Patton on October 28, 2013

Jim Stanly told me they were having problems with this station interfering with another one and it was down for repairs but should be back up and running in a few days.
By: John on October 29, 2013

Praise the Lord!
By: John on October 29, 2013

Dear WPIR, We would love to have WRYN onboard this year. Can you help us get the word to your audience that the Projecting Hope Film Festival is coming to Charlotte in October 2014? Free faith-based and family friendly films for three days designed to Inspire, Uplift and Encourage. The website is Our Facebook page is Please let me know your thoughts. Send me an email so I can get you more details. Thanks WRYN, Michael (Mike) Sexton 803-448-9177
By: Mike Sexton on January 14, 2014

just discovered this wonderful radio it all that I listen to while driving....I do have a question..while listening to a finacial show (don't know the name) there was an advertisement for a local christian realtor that will by your house if it doesn't sell (Piedmont of NC)I can't remember his name...If someone could respond with the name of the realtor I would greatly appreciate it....Thank You
By: Teresa on February 16, 2014

What was the program that was aired this morning, Sunday, Dec.20, 2014, at 5:30 a.m.? I found it most interesting and would like to know if I can hear it again online. Thank you.
By: Jim Escuder on December 21, 2014

Just discovered you today [ 1-3-2015 ] and was listening just before noon. You were airing a fiancial show and was wondering who the guest was and what is the name of the show. Good programing later this afternoon as well.
By: david mckee on January 4, 2015

I was listening to your station on Thursday night at about 8:00 pm. I heard a poem read by the speaker concerning being fearfully and wonderfully made. How could I get a copy of this? I have 5 grandchildren and would love to give them copies of this. It touched my heart because it was so beautifully written. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
By: Paula Bolliger on February 7, 2015

The Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, located at 500 Bilmark Avenue, Charlotte, NC is hosting a Fish Fry and Yard Sale along with a Father/Son Basketball Tournament on April 18, 2015 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. It is Open to the community and we are looking for community sponsorship and support. All support is welcomed, including Celebrity Appearances, DJ and music support, advertising the event to the community, any thing we can give away for door prizes and tax-deductible cash donations. Funds go to support educational advancement of our students. Your support is much needed and much appreciated .We would love to have you be a part of this awesome community event. For additional information please contact Robin or call 704-606-0087. Thank you.
By: NICOLE on March 28, 2015

So glad I accidently came across your station. I love the Bryan Fischer program. Thank God that I have been brought back to my Christian roots and my love for God and Jesus.
By: Karen Blevins on April 14, 2016

Why don't we ask to boycott the Charlotte observer or any other co. For that matter. We are sick of this being shoved down our necks. This lbgt thing is a created distraction to a much larger issue which is the first steps to one world government. My belief is there are two obstacles to one world government. The US and Is real. The printing of money is a known prerequisite to financial ruin. Thank you. MG
By: Mel Grinstead on May 25, 2016

I just want to say how very much i appreciate AR Radio It is the only station I listen to anymore. i appreciate the candor and opinions of the knowledgable speakers. They make it clear for someone like me, who has never really understood politics very much, to understand what is really going on in our government and world. I have also been impressed and encouraged to stand up more for the beliefs and rights we have as United State citizens. Thanks again for the wonderful work you are doing. May God continue to bless this ministry. Sincerely, Kathy H., Conover, NC
By: Kathy H. on November 3, 2016

Signal got very weak in Drexel, NC, area. Overridden by foreign language.
By: Eugene G on October 24, 2017

I too have trouble picking up your station. I pick up a lot of static. But today, Oct. 24, 2017 I couldn't pick it up at all. I listen to this station exclusively and would love to know what happened to it. I miss it! Or what do I need to do to be able to listen to it again. Please help!
By: Jean Sigmon on October 24, 2017

I live around exit 94 off I-40 and try listen to your station exclusively. the reception is very sporadic as I drive around the area regularly. I get a lot of static, periodic crossing with a PBS station which airs filth. Other stations which overcome 89.1 is a hispanic station. What will it take to get better reception? I try to get church members to tune in but they have problems picking up your station. cordially, Richard Conway
By: Richard Conway on November 30, 2018

Hello, ​ I am a Hiring Manager with Club Demonstration Services (CDS) assigned to the new Costco warehouse in Mooresville, NC that will open near the end of June. CDS performs all the in-house product demonstrations for all Costco stores throughout the USA. We will hire up to 80 part-time associates to conduct product demonstrations daily inside the new Costco site in Mooresville. Hourly pay rates start at $12.65 with potential for future growth and incentives. Next week, we will hold a Job Fair to interview and hire residents to fill these jobs. We seek energetic, outgoing, social and assertive individuals to join our team. The Job Fair will be at: Hilton Garden Inn Statesville 1017 Gateway Crossing Drive Statesville, NC 28677 I-77, Exit 49B June 10th through June 14th – 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily We are contacting a variety of local public service organizations to spread the word on our job fair via social media and/or public bulletin boards to make residents aware of our hiring event. I thought I would send you an inquiry to see if there is a Public Notice facility or electronic bulletin board at your station which could help us offer employment to area residents. Any exposure that you are willing to offer for our event would be greatly appreciated. Thank you, TEAM CDS
By: Anonymous on June 5, 2019

Greetings: I live in northwest Alexander County. There is a loud hum on my radio when I tune in 89.1 and I cannot understand what is being said. Today is the second day, and it has been this way all day long. I am a faithful listener and I am very disappointed that I cannot hear your broadcast. I pray you will be able to correct this problem soon. Thank you so much. Love your broadcast.
By: ROLAND St Clair on June 2, 2020

Same as person above, it sounds like a 60Hz hum on the carrier hear it in L&R channel. The hum is almost as loud as the talking. I can't remember exactly when but it seemed like this same occurrence happened last year for several days.There was no number that I could find for a local person to make this report to.I really enjoy listening to this station especially on my way to work in the morning. Thank you, David
By: David Hertzog on June 2, 2020

Same as above. Love listening to this station, but the hum is as loud as the talking. I pray the problem will be corrected soon. thanks
By: phyllis on June 3, 2020

I have been listening to your station for several years and really enjoy the programming. I also am hearing the loud buzz/hum almost too loud to hear the programs. I noticed it on June 1st. Hope all gets worked out soon. I really miss listening.
By: Beth Wright on June 4, 2020

I was wondering who the minister was that you were broadcasting around noon on Sunday June 12th Thank You
By: Darrell on June 12, 2022

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