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City Bangor, Maine
Broadcast area Northern and Downeast Maine area
Slogan 88.5 WHCF - Maine's Harbor of Hope
Frequency 88.5 MHz
First air date 1981-08-10
Format Contemporary Christian
ERP 35,000 watts
HAAT 494 meters
Class C
Callsign meaning Where He Comes First
Owner Lighthouse Radio Network, Inc.
Sister stations WHMX
Website WHCFfm.com

WHCF (88.5 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Contemporary Christian format. WHCF was the first full-time Christian Radio station in Maine, and continues to broadcast today. WHCF is located on Outer Broadway in Bangor and is owned by Lighthouse Radio Network, Inc. WHCF's sister station is WHMX. Licensed to Bangor, Maine, United States, the station serves the Northern, Central, and Downeast Maine area.[1]

History & programming[edit]

The station went on the air on 1981-08-10 as the current WHCF,[2] The station has been known as playing a mix of Southern Gospel and Inspirational music, mixed in with 30-minute talk programs. In June 1989, the station helped put their sister station WHMX on the air. The station is heard on several broadcast translators:

Station Frequency City Power
W274AF 102.7 Presque Isle 4 watts
W229AT 93.7 Hodgdon 13 watts


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Coordinates: 45°07′48″N 68°21′25″W / 45.130°N 68.357°W / 45.130; -68.357