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WBRK-FM Star 101.7 logo.jpg
CityPittsfield, Massachusetts
Branding"Star 101.7"
Slogan"Berkshire County's hit music station"
Frequency101.7 MHz
First air dateOctober 10, 1970 (1970-10-10)[1]
FormatHot adult contemporary
ERP3,000 watts
HAAT44.0 meters
Facility ID71231
Transmitter coordinates42°28′31.00″N 73°16′7.00″W / 42.4752778°N 73.2686111°W / 42.4752778; -73.2686111Coordinates: 42°28′31.00″N 73°16′7.00″W / 42.4752778°N 73.2686111°W / 42.4752778; -73.2686111
Former callsignsWKTQ (1981–1984)
WRCZ (1984–1996)
AffiliationsWestwood One
OwnerWBRK, Inc.
Sister stationsWBRK (AM)
WebcastListen Live

WBRK-FM (101.7 FM, "Star 101.7") is a radio station broadcasting a hot adult contemporary format. Established in 1970, WBRK-FM is licensed to serve Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States. The station is owned by WBRK, Inc. and features programming from Westwood One.[2]


The station signed on October 10, 1970.[1] On October 26, 1981 the station changed its call sign to WKTQ; on July 30, 1984 the station became WRCZ. The WBRK-FM call sign returned on August 2, 1996.[3]


  1. ^ a b Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-212. Retrieved April 17, 2017.
  2. ^ "WBRK-FM Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.
  3. ^ "WBRK-FM Call Sign History". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division.

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