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Streaming Radio Guide
Internet Streaming Schedule for WLS AM 890
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Station: WLS AM (890)
Community of license: Chicago, Illinois
Market: Chicago, IL

Conservative Talk
Where Chicago Talks

Current Local Time: 9:06 PM
Time Zone: GMT-6

The Legendary "Big 89" WLS still informs & entertains with award-winning local news, and iconic personalities.

Source: Open Guide

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Transmitter Location
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[Class A] (50,000/50,000w)

WLS Tower in Google Maps
Simulcasts on:
WLS FM/HD2 94.7Chicago, IL


FCC License Database
WLS-AM Ownership History Report

Transmitters close to WLS AM
SRGuide History

Call Sign History
Call SignEffective Date

Start Here
This Morning
with Gordon Deal
Most Recent Test: October 5, 2018
Mancow 6:00 AM9:00 AMMTWTFXX
Most Recent Test: July 12, 2019
Chris Plante 9:00 AM11:00 AMMTWTFXX
Most Recent Test: December 31, 2018
Rush Limbaugh
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11:00 AM2:00 PMMTWTFXX
Ben Shapiro 2:00 PM5:00 PMMTWTFXX
Most Recent Test: January 2, 2019
Mark Levin blue7:00 PM10:00 PMMTWTFXX
Most Recent Test: November 18, 2019
Jen Weigel 10:00 PMMidnightMTWTFXX
Drive Chicago
with Paul Brian
Most Recent Test: September 29, 2018
Larry Kudlow
Recommended Stations
Most Recent Test: February 7, 2015
Ric Edelman 9:00 AM11:00 AMXXXXXXS
Most Recent Test: October 14, 2018
with Bob Brinker
Bob Brinker retired as of September 30, 2018
Recommended Stations
Most Recent Test: July 20, 2014
Sundays with Sterling 9:00 PMMidnightXXXXXXS
Most Recent Test: March 18, 2018
Red Eye Radio
with Gary McNamara & Eric Harley
Show is Live Mon-Fri 1 to 5 AM ET
Recommended Stations
Midnight5:00 AMMTWTFSS
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is not a complete list of programs available on WLS AM

The items have been selected as the better choices around the country on which to hear a program, based mostly on:

  • Carrying the entire show, preferably live
  • Not forcing a prestream advertisement, (unless all stations do)
  • Support for non-Windows options - Macs, mobile devices and Linux,
  • Not preempting talk shows for sports,
  • Stability of the programming schedule
  • Accuracy of the station's web site,
  • Recorded Show is not available 24/7 or via podcast for free from the distributor,
  • Quality of the streaming audio
  • Interesting show for "out of market" listeners
  • Limited availability of the show even if it doesn't fit the above criteria

If you would like to see the complete programming schedule for WLS AM, you can follow the link(s) provided on the left side of this page or visit the radio station's web site by clicking on the station name.

Items with a yellow background are redundant items that may or may not still be available on this station, but their accuracy is not maintained.

Weekday Schedule

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Link for iTunes compatibility
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Station broadcasts using hd Radio
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Featured Programs are new programs, hosts currently in the news, or hosts we really like :)

% Change compares the most recent 28 day listen counts to the prior 28 days.
Numbers -have- been normalized to reflect overall growth of this web site - so the growth rates are comparative to the other shows - but probably do not reflect radio audience listening in general.

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