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City of license Barnstable, Massachusetts
Broadcast area Cape Cod
Branding 99-9 The Q
Slogan "Cape Cod's Fresh Mix"
Frequency 99.9 MHz
First air date July 20, 1970 (1970-07-20)[1]
Format Hot adult contemporary
ERP 50,000 watts
HAAT 116 meters
Class B
Facility ID 58948
Transmitter coordinates 41°41′19.00″N 70°20′49.00″W / 41.6886111°N 70.3469444°W / 41.6886111; -70.3469444 (WQRC)
Callsign meaning Quality Radio for the Cape[2][3]
Affiliations AP Radio
Owner Sandab Communications Limited Partnership II
Sister stations WOCN-FM, WFCC-FM, WKPE-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.wqrc.com

WQRC (99.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Hot Adult Contemporary format. Licensed to Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA, the station serves the Cape Cod area. The station is currently owned by Sandab Communication Limited Partnership Ii and features programing from AP Radio.[4][5]


WQRC serves the adult population in the Cape Cod radio market, and has done so since 1970. WQRC features hot adult contemporary music. The current air staff line up includes: The "Morning Q" featuring Karen Blake and Ralphie Marino, Sean Doherty as mid-day host, afternoon host Cheryl Park, and night host Diana "The Real Lady D." Steele, plus weekend host Steve Jackson. As of early 2014, the station is also known by its shorter name, 99.9 The Q.


  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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