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WFCR 88.5 FM WFCR 88.5 FM is located at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, Massachusetts. WFCR is a NPR member, its studios are located at Hampshire House on the UMass campus.
WFCR is committed to providing classical music, news and other fine arts programming for western and central Massachusetts, northern Connecticut and southern Vermont and New Hampshire. WFCR was the first radio station in western Massachusetts to transmit a signal using iBiquity’s HD Radio system. WFCR transmits two digital streams, the first being their standard programming and the second NPR programming and classical music. Based on the current schedule, WFCR offers about 60 hours of classical music during 24-hour weekday time slots, and another 20 hours of classical music and opera on Saturdays and Sundays. WFCR‘s classical broadcasts are the most appealing classical music from every era, with special emphasis on new releases and music of timely interest. Great works – broadcast complete – by the foremost composers are complemented by intriguing discoveries from the past and certainly the best of today’s compositions.


Examples of progams:
Classical music with John Montanari and Walter Carroll, Beethoven Satellite Network


Contact: WFCR 88.5 FM | Hampshire House | University of Massachusetts | 131 County Circle | Amherst, MA 01003-9257
Phone: 413-545-0100 Listener Comment Line: 413-545-0788 Fax: 413-545-2546