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City of license WPKT: Meriden, Connecticut
WNPR: Norwich, Connecticut
WEDW-FM: Stamford, Connecticut
WRLI-FM: Southampton, New York
W258AC: Storrs, Connecticut
Broadcast area Connecticut, eastern Long Island
Branding WNPR/Connecticut Public Radio
Frequency WPKT: 90.5 MHz
WNPR: 89.1 MHz
WEDW-FM: 88.5 MHz
WRLI-FM: 91.3 MHz
W258AC: 99.5 MHz
Format Public
ERP WPKT: 18,500 watts (horiz.); 13,000 watts (vert.)
WNPR: 5,100 watts
WEDW-FM: 2,000 watts (horiz.); 1,800 watts (vert.)
WRLI-FM: 10,000 watts
W258AC: see article
HAAT WPKT: 251 meters (820 ft) (horiz.)
249 meters (820 ft) (vert.)
WNPR: 180 meters (590 ft) (horiz.)
WEDW-FM: 92 meters (300 ft)
WRLI-FM: 95 meters (310 ft)
W258AC: 117 meters (380 ft)
Class WPKT: B
W258AC: see article
Callsign meaning WNPR: National Public Radio
WEDW-FM: (see Connecticut Public Television)
WRLI-FM: Radio Long Island
Affiliations National Public Radio
Owner Connecticut Public Broadcasting
Webcast Listen Live

Connecticut Public Radio is a network of public radio stations in the state of Connecticut, affiliated with National Public Radio. It is owned by Connecticut Public Broadcasting, who also owns Connecticut Public Television.

It is composed of four stations located on the FM band, broadcasting the same programming at all times:

There is also one translator to relay programming on the four stations:

Translators of CPR
Callsign MHz City of license Power
Additional Information
W258AC 99.5 Storrs, Connecticut 10 D FCC
The headquarters of WNPR and CPTV in Hartford, Connecticut

The stations air primarily news and talk from NPR. It promotes itself on-air as "WNPR/Connecticut Public Radio." However, WPKT is the main station. It is headquartered with CPTV in Hartford, and operates an additional studio in New Haven.

The network's first station, WPBH in Meriden, signed on in June 1978. It became WPKT in 1984. WNPR followed in 1981, WEDW-FM in 1985 and WRLI-FM in 1993.

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