WRCJ-FM 90.9 Detroit


Slogan/Positioner: Classical Days, Jazzy Nights

Format: Classical/Jazz

Web site: www.wrcjfm.org

E-mail: visit web site

Power/Height/Class: 42,000 watts / 541 feet / B, directional

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More about station:

Call Sign History:

  • WRCJ-FM: 7/1/2004
  • WDTR-FM: 10/7/1982
  • WDTR:

Call Sign Origin: We are Classical and Jazz

On Air Date: January 8, 1948

Owner: Detroit Public Schools

Telephone: (313) 494-6400



  • 8/1/2005: Classical and Jazz format debuts at noon.
  • 4/2005: Announced that Detroit Public TV (Channel 56) will take over operations of the station in July 2005. Format will change to Classical and Jazz and 24/7 operations will resume.
  • 7/1/2004: Call sign changes from WDTR, Detroit Public Schools, to WRCJ-FM. Station cuts back operating hours to 8am-5pm weekdays only and it is announced that the DPS will award a contract to operate the station to a third party.
  • 1/8/1948: On air becoming Michigan's first educational FM station.



Transmitter location:

Wayne County: Near W. Chicago Blvd and Linwood St (Detroit)












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