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WRCH Lite100.5FM logo.jpg
City New Britain, Connecticut
Broadcast area Hartford, Connecticut
Branding Lite 100.5 WRCH
Slogan Southern New England's At Work Station
The Christmas Music Station (Nov.-Dec.)
Frequency 100.5 MHz (also on HD Radio)
First air date July 1, 1968 (1968-07-01)[1]
Format FM/HD1:
Adult Contemporary
Christmas Music (Nov.-Dec.)
Smooth Jazz
WBZ-FM (Boston) simulcast
ERP 7,500 watts
HAAT 381 meters
Class B
Facility ID 1910
Transmitter coordinates 41°42′14″N 72°49′55″W / 41.704°N 72.832°W / 41.704; -72.832Coordinates: 41°42′14″N 72°49′55″W / 41.704°N 72.832°W / 41.704; -72.832
Callsign meaning W Radio Connecticut Hartford or RiCH music
Owner CBS Radio
(sale to Entercom pending)
(CBS Radio Stations Inc.)
Sister stations WTIC, WTIC-FM, WZMX
Webcast Listen Live
Website wrch.cbslocal.com

WRCH is a radio station in the Hartford, Connecticut, United States area and broadcasts at 100.5 FM with an Adult Contemporary format. Its transmitter is located on Rattlesnake Mountain on the WTIC-TV tower, and a backup transmitter in "Radio Park" behind the Connecticut School of Broadcasting (its former studio location), and studios and offices located at 10 Executive Drive, all in Farmington. Its "Pillow Talk" program on weekday evenings features a Soft Adult Contemporary format.

WRCH offers smooth-jazz programming on its HD2 sub-channel, and also offers on its HD3 sub-channel a simulcast of Sports talk-formatted WBZ-FM from Boston, which was formerly simulcast over the HD3 sub-channel of WTIC-FM.[2]

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  1. ^ Broadcasting & Cable Yearbook 1999 (PDF). 1999. p. D-79. Retrieved April 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ http://hdradio.com/station_guides/widget.php?id=50 HD Radio Guide for Hartford-New Britain & Middletown, Connecticut