96.5 Hartford WTIC-FM

Format Change: CHR 96 TIC-FM Becomes Hot AC 96-5 TIC-FM | June 15, 1994


Program Director Paul Cannon launches this ‘new’ incarnation of WTIC-FM with a few words, and a produced history lesson. “The Rap is gone. Forever.”

Today, CBS Radio O&O WTIC-FM shares the same building with it’s AM counterpart, dinosaur WTIC AM 1080, Lite 100.5 WRCH and a few others. The station…. pretty much your typical Hot AC now, and FAR from it’s CHR glory days.

For those who remember (and even those who don’t or don’t care to), here’s what it sounded like over a dozen years ago from the Insurance Capital of the World….

WTIC-FM 96-5 TIC-FM Today

Courtesy of Peter Q. George from Massachusetts.



Steve West is a 39 year veteran of broadcasting. His air work as a Jock and News Anchor includes six radio markets and over two-dozen radio stations. Steve currently works on-air for the Super Radio USA media group out of Minnesota. Steve is the founder of the Airchexx Media Group and manages Airchexx.com and Airchexx Live - the official station of Airchexx.


June 23, 2013 at 11:35 am

It Was A Sad Day For Every Who Loves 96 TIC-FM Throughout The 70’s, ’80’s, & Early To Mid ’90’s.

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