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WICC began broadcasting Nov. 8, 1926, as the seventh radio station in the state and the second in Fairfield County.
Thanks to digital technology, Lee does not need to run a physical radio station.
Both WFAS-AM at 1230 on the dial and its FM sister station had been transmitting from a 7-acre site at 365 Secor Road in Hartsdale since 1947.
Storm N. Norman, who hosted the WEBE morning show from the station’s founding in 1984 until his retirement in 2013, has returned to his old spot.
WPKN began in 1963 as the campus radio station for the University of Bridgeport; the call letters stand for Purple Knights Network, a tribute to the school’s sports teams’ mascot.
In a Facebook posting, WSTC’s director of operations Mike Raub wrote the station’s programming will revert to the National Public Radio offerings broadcast on WSHU.
Under new management since 2016, the AM station will broadcast Business Journal news and events in addition to its lineup of popular American music.