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City of license Newport, Rhode Island
Broadcast area Rhode Island
Frequency 1540 kHz
First air date 1948[1]
Format News/Talk
Power 1,000 watts (day)
Class D
Facility ID 58744
Transmitter coordinates 41°30′13″N 71°18′43″W / 41.50361°N 71.31194°W / 41.50361; -71.31194
Callsign meaning "Aquidneck"[1]
Former callsigns WRJM[1]
Owner 3G Broadcasting, Inc.
Sister stations WMNP
Website http://www.wadk.com/am/

WADK (1540 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Newport, Rhode Island. The station is owned by 3G Broadcasting, Inc. It airs a News/Talk format.[2]

The station has been assigned these call letters by the Federal Communications Commission since November 1953.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b c d "WADK's History". WADK AM 1540 official website. 
  2. ^ "Winter 2008 Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  3. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 

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