WQRC

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WQRC
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CityBarnstable, Massachusetts
Broadcast areaCape Cod
Branding99-9 The Q
Slogan"Cape Cod's Fresh Mix"
Frequency99.9 MHz
First air dateJuly 20, 1970[1]
FormatHot adult contemporary
ERP50,000 watts
HAAT116 meters
ClassB
Facility ID58948
Transmitter coordinates41°41′19.00″N 70°20′49.00″W / 41.6886111°N 70.3469444°W / 41.6886111; -70.3469444 (WQRC)
Callsign meaningQuality Radio for the Cape[2][3]
AffiliationsAP Radio
OwnerCCB Media
(Sandab Communications Limited Partnership II)
Sister stationsWOCN-FM, WFCC-FM, WKPE-FM
WebcastListen Live
Websitewww.999theq.com

WQRC (99.9 FM; "99-9 The Q") is a radio station broadcasting a Hot Adult Contemporary format. Licensed to Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, the station serves the Cape Cod area. The station is currently owned by Sandab Communications Limited Partnership II, doing business as CCB Media (Cape Cod Broadcasting Media) and features programming from AP Radio.[4][5]

History[edit]

99-9 The Q serves the adult population in the Cape Cod radio market, and has done so since 1970. The Q features hot adult contemporary music. The current air staff line-up includes Ralphie Marino; Cathy Summers; Cheryl Park; Rebecca Romo; plus weekend host Steve Marcus. Prior to 2014, the station was known for decades as "99.9 WQRC" before gradually phasing it out in favor of the current "99-9 The Q" branding.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-208. Retrieved January 14, 2012.
  2. ^ Myers, K.C. (April 19, 2009). "Tuning into the Golden years". Cape Cod Times. Retrieved March 15, 2011.
  3. ^ Watters, John (June 9, 2005). "Early Files 6-10-05". The Barnstable Patriot. Retrieved March 15, 2011.
  4. ^ "WQRC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  5. ^ "WQRC Station Information Profile". Arbitron.

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