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CityEast Lyme, Connecticut
Broadcast areaNew London, Connecticut
Branding98.7 WNLC
SloganEastern Connecticut's Classic Rock and Roll Station
Frequency98.7 MHz
First air date1994 (as WXZR)
FormatClassic rock
ERP5,500 watts
HAAT82 meters (269 feet)
Facility ID25406
Transmitter coordinates41°23′6″N 72°4′13″W / 41.38500°N 72.07028°W / 41.38500; -72.07028Coordinates: 41°23′6″N 72°4′13″W / 41.38500°N 72.07028°W / 41.38500; -72.07028
Callsign meaningW New London, Connecticut
Former callsignsWXZR (1992-1997)
WNLC-FM (1997-1998)[1]
OwnerHall Communications, Inc.
(East Lyme)
Sister stationsWKNL
WebcastListen Live

WNLC (98.7 FM) is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of East Lyme, Connecticut. The station is owned by Hall Communications, Inc., which owns a number of stations in medium-sized markets along the eastern seaboard from Vermont to Florida.[2] It airs a classic rock music format.[3]

The station was assigned the WNLC call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on April 24, 1998.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database.
  2. ^ Cronin, Anthony (2005-05-04). "Florida radio company to buy two Willimantic stations". The Day (New London, CT).
  3. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron.

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