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City of license Stamford, Connecticut
Broadcast area Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
Branding Fairfield County Public Radio
Frequency 1400 kHz
First air date September 18, 1941 (1941-09-18)
Format News/Talk
Power 780 watts unlimited
Class C
Facility ID 10660
Transmitter coordinates 41°2′49″N 73°31′36″W / 41.04694°N 73.52667°W / 41.04694; -73.52667
Callsign meaning Stamford Town Channel, Stamford Town Center, Stamford, CT (reversed)[1]
Former callsigns WSRR (1941–1946)
Affiliations NPR
Public Radio International
American Public Media
Owner Sacred Heart University
Sister stations WNLK, WSHU, WSHU-FM
Webcast Listen Live

WSTC (1400 AM) is a radio station licensed to Stamford, Connecticut[2] and serving the Stamford-Norwalk area with public radio programming as part of "Fairfield County Public Radio," which also includes WSHU (1260 AM), WNLK (1350 AM), and the HD2 channel of WSHU-FM (91.1 FM).[3] The station is owned by Sacred Heart University, after being sold by Cox Radio, Inc. in 2011 and initially operated by Sacred Heart via a local marketing agreement; prior to 2011, WSTC and WNLK simulcast a commercial news/talk format.[4]

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  1. ^ "Call Letter Origins". Radio History on the Web. 
  2. ^ "WSTC Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "WSHU Launches 'Fairfield County Public Radio'". All Access. March 18, 2013. Retrieved May 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Cox Sells WSTC-WNLK To Sacred Heart University". All Access. November 1, 2011. Retrieved November 1, 2011. 

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