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City York-Hanover, Pennsylvania
Broadcast area York, Pennsylvania
Branding Rocky 98.5
Slogan Where Classic Rock Lives
Frequency 98.5 MHz
First air date 1962
Format Classic rock
ERP 10,500 watts
HAAT 283 meters
Class B
Facility ID 54608
Owner Forever Media
(FM Radio Licenses, LLC)
Sister stations WHVR WGTY WGET
Webcast Listen Live
Website foreveryork.com/rocky-98-5

WYCR (98.5 FM, "Rocky 98.5") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to serve York-Hanover, Pennsylvania. The station is owned by Forever Media, through licensee FM Radio Licenses, LLC, and broadcasts a classic rock format. Its broadcast tower is located near Hanover at (39°51′26.0″N 76°56′53.0″W / 39.857222°N 76.948056°W / 39.857222; -76.948056).[1]

WYCR airs Nights with Alice Cooper on weekdays and The House of Hair with Dee Snider on Saturdays.[2]


"98.5 The Peak" logo

On December 14, 2004, the station changed formats from contemporary hit radio (CHR) to classic hits, and switched branding from "98YCR" to "98.5 The Peak".[3]

On March 1, 2016, Radio Hanover Inc. sold WYCR (and WHVR) to Forever Media for $2.6 million.[4] The new owner changed WYCR's format to classic rock and re-branded the station as "Rocky 98.5" on April 25, 2016.[5]


  1. ^ "FM Query Results for WYCR". fcc.gov. Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved 2017-01-09. 
  2. ^ "Rocky 98.5 York". foreveryork.com. Retrieved 2017-04-17. 
  3. ^ "In Brief - December 14, 2004". fmqb.com. December 14, 2004. Retrieved 2017-01-09. 
  4. ^ Maddux, Jason (December 14, 2015). "Hanover radio stations WHVR, WYCR sold for $2.6 million; staff will remain on board". pennlive.com. Retrieved 2017-01-09. 
  5. ^ Venta, Lance (April 24, 2016). "WYCR to Rebrand as Rocky 98.5". radioinsight.com. Retrieved 2017-01-09. 

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Coordinates: 39°51′25″N 76°56′53″W / 39.857°N 76.948°W / 39.857; -76.948