Since 1982, WCPE has adhered to one philosophy: to deliver the finest classical music programming and the highest quality broadcast signal around the clock. With the emergence of satellite and Internet technology, that commitment now embraces a global audience. WCPE serves the Piedmont area, including Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, with 100,000 watts of power on 89.7 FM. WCPE is an independent, listener-supported station dedicated to excellence in classical music broadcasting. WCPE believes that classical music is an integral part of the quality of life in our communities. For listeners seeking accessible Great Classical Music, our selection and presentation make us the radio station of choice, 24 hours per day, every day.