On this day in 1984, the Friends of the Opera, supported by public radio lovers and volunteers, set up shop in a converted bar in a strip mall on Greenfield Street. From humble beginnings, WHQR grew into a strong community station supported by its faithful listeners. Thank you for all for your support and devotion to WHQR over these 29 amazing years! A full history of the station can be found here.
Listen to the very first sounds of WHQR in 1984:
Or, tune in to 91.3fm today at 10:06am when Pat Marriott will air this clip in celebration.