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List of radio stations in Washington, D.C.

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The Washington metropolitan area is currently the seventh-largest radio market in the United States.[1] While most stations originate within Washington, D.C. proper, this list includes also stations that originate from Northern Virginia and Annapolis, Maryland.

Currently, radio stations that primarily serve the Washington metropolitan area include:[2][3]

Broadcast radio


AM stations

Call sign Frequency Band City of license Format Notes
WGOP 540 AM Pocomoke City, MD Adult standards/MOR
WWRC 570 AM Bethesda, MD Conservative talk
WSBN 630 AM Washington, D.C. Sports
WDMV 700 AM Walkersville, MD Regional Mexican 2
WTNT 730 AM Alexandria, VA Spanish adult hits
WAVA 780 AM Arlington, VA Christian 2
WACA 900 AM Laurel, MD Spanish talk
WURA 920 AM Quantico, VA Tejano
WCTN 950 AM Potomac, MD Spanish contemporary
WTEM 980 AM Washington, D.C. Sports
WWGB 1030 AM Indian Head, MD Spanish religious 2
WBQH 1050 AM Silver Spring, MD Regional Mexican
WUST 1120 AM Washington, D.C. Black Information Network 2
WMET 1160 AM Gaithersburg, MD Guadalupe-EWTN
WTSD 1190 AM Leesburg, VA Sports
WFAX 1220 AM Falls Church, VA Regional Mexican/reggaeton
WRCW 1250 AM Warrenton, VA WWRC simulcast
WQOF 1260 AM Washington, D.C. Relevant Radio
WDCT 1310 AM Fairfax, VA Korean
WYCB 1340 AM Washington, D.C. Gospel
WZHF 1390 AM Arlington, VA Radio Sputnik
WOL 1450 AM Washington, D.C. Urban talk
WKDV 1460 AM Manassas, VA Regional Mexican
WPWC 1480 AM Dumfries, VA Spanish Christian
WFED 1500 AM Washington, D.C. Government talk 1
WDON 1540 AM Wheaton, MD Spanish Catholic 2
WJFK 1580 AM Morningside, MD Sports/betting
WLXE 1600 AM Rockville, MD Spanish
1 clear-channel station
2 daytime-only station

FM stations

Call sign Frequency Band City of license Format Notes
WDCN-LD 87.7 FM Fairfax, VA Spanish tropical
WAMU 88.5 FM Washington, D.C. NPR/talk *
WPFW 89.3 FM Washington, D.C. Pacifica/jazz *
WPIR 89.9 FM Culpeper, VA Contemporary Christian *
WCSP-FM 90.1 FM Washington, D.C. C-SPAN *
WMUC-FM 90.5 FM College Park, MD College/freeform *
WETA 90.9 FM Washington, D.C. NPR/classical *
WGTS 91.9 FM Takoma Park, MD Contemporary Christian *
WDCJ 92.7 FM Prince Frederick, MD WMMJ simulcast
WKYS 93.9 FM Washington, D.C. Urban contemporary
WLZV 94.3 FM Buckland, VA K-Love *
WOWD-LP 94.3 FM Takoma Park, MD Community Radio
WIAD 94.7 FM Bethesda, MD Classic hits
WPGC-FM 95.5 FM Morningside, MD Urban contemporary
WHUR-FM 96.3 FM Washington, D.C. Urban AC
WASH 97.1 FM Washington, D.C. Adult contemporary
WMZQ-FM 98.7 FM Washington, D.C. Country
WDCH-FM 99.1 FM Bowie, MD Bloomberg Radio
WIHT 99.5 FM Washington, D.C. Contemporary hit radio
WBIG-FM 100.3 FM Washington, D.C. Classic rock
WWDC 101.1 FM Washington, D.C. Alternative rock
WMMJ 102.3 FM Bethesda, MD Urban AC
WTOP-FM 103.5 FM Washington, D.C. All-news
WTLP 103.9 FM Braddock Heights, MD WTOP-FM simulcast
WPRS-FM 104.1 FM Waldorf, MD Gospel
WAVA-FM 105.1 FM Arlington, VA Christian
WMAL-FM 105.9 FM Woodbridge, VA Conservative talk
WJFK-FM 106.7 FM Manassas, VA Sports
WLVW 107.3 FM Washington, D.C. K-Love *
WWWT-FM 107.7 FM Manassas, VA WTOP-FM simulcast
WLZL 107.9 FM Annapolis, MD Spanish tropical

Asterisk (*) indicates a non-commercial (public radio/campus/educational) broadcast.




  1. ^ "True Market | Radio Audience Ratings". www.rab.com. Retrieved October 10, 2021.
  2. ^ AM Query – AM Radio Technical Information – Audio Division (FCC) USA Archived 2009-08-25 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ FM Query – FM Radio Technical Information – Audio Division (FCC) USA Archived 2009-08-25 at the Wayback Machine