City of license
Slogan The Talk of Connecticut
102.9-3 HD WDRC-FM
First air date
1922 [1 ]
News Talk Information
Facility ID 7711
Westwood One, Fox News Radio, Talk Radio Network
(Connoisseur Media Licenses, LLC)
WDRC-FM, WSNG, WWCO, WMMW
WDRC (1360 AM) is a radio station owned by Connoisseur Media. It operates full-time with 5,000 Watts of power with studios and transmitters located in Bloomfield, Connecticut.
WDRC is the flagship station of a cluster of four Connecticut stations running a
talk radio format with the slogan "The Talk of Connecticut" The other stations are WSNG in Torrington, WWCO in Waterbury and WMMW in Meriden. Brad Davis hosts the morning show, interviewing local newsmakers and politicians. The rest of the day features syndicated programs, including Dave Ramsey and Michael Savage wtih additional programming from Fox News Radio, Talk Radio Network and Westwood One.
The Talk of Connecticut stations also broadcast sporting events as
New York Yankees major league baseball, New Britain Rock Cats minor league baseball, Hartford Hawks College basketball and high school sports.
WDRC was the first commercial AM station in the state of Connecticut, originally operating from New Haven.
On March 5, 2014,
Buckley Broadcasting announced that it would sell its Connecticut radio stations, including WDRC, to Connoisseur Media. Buckley had owned an interest in the station since 1957, assuming full control in 1959. The sale was consummated on July 7, 2014, at a price of $7,922,035. [2 ]
References [ edit ]
1992 Broadcasting Yearbook, page A-62
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Coordinates: 41°48′47″N 72°41′46″W / 41.81306°N 72.69611°W