WRCH Staff 1954 – 1969
Management: Aldo DeDaminacus – Owner, Charles M. Bell – Manager, Ed Oberest – Manager and Enzo DeDaminacus – manager.
Sales/Financial: Tony Pussart, Geroge Workrot, Charles Bell, Howard Rye, Phil Farguto (accounting).
Engineering/Production/News: Randy Lotane, Bob Sirkin, Larry Buck, Steve Norris, Johnny Dyno, Hillis Holt.
Announcing: Ed Harrington, Phil Hale, Ben Hawthorne, Jeff Spourk, Bob Reagan, Johnny Dyno (Polka), Hermie Dressel (also P.D.), Walter Carlson, Craig Senior, Patti Lauaur (jazz), Bernie Moran (society and better living), Fred Swanson and George Lorenze (the original “Hound Dog” on WHAY c. 1958), Don Blair, Del Racey, Gene Orlan (Polish).
Receptionist/Secretary: Sue Tanguay, Pat Prior, Carol Ginsberg, Miss. Jay Lybel, Jackie Gallo (singer).
1971 Ad featuring Quadrophonic Sound, courtesy of Ed Brouder
Automation System, 1975
Looking down from the top of the tower that supports the WRCH antenna along with many others.
All that remains of the original WRCH transmitter building on Rattlesnake Mountain in Farmington.
Old transmission line supports at the first WRCH Rattlesnake Mtn facility.
The base of the original Rattlesnake Mtn tower used by WRCH from the early seventies through 1984 when they moved onto the WTIC-TV tower.
Engineer Lee Steele working on the WRCH-FM auxiliary transmitter on Rattlesnake Mountain, probably around 2001.
Joan Dylan on the air on WRCH, 2010.
Remote broadcast from Bushnell Memorial.
Seventies pictures below:
WRCH Program Director - 1972
AM transmitter on left, FM on right.