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WCPE, The Classical Station, is a non-commercial, independent, listener-supported station serving the North Carolina Piedmont area, including Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, with 100,000 watts of power on 89.7 FM. We have adhered to one philosophy since 1982: to deliver the finest classical music programming and the highest quality broadcast signal around the clock.


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44
years of bringing you Great Classical Music
137,000
listeners in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of Central North Carolina
16,000
users of our app
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volunteers helping us by announcing, answering phones, and more