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WAIK 1590AMOldies logo.png
City Galesburg, Illinois
Branding 1590 AM Oldies
Slogan News Talk Sports
Frequency 1590 kHz
First air date 1957
Format News Talk Information
Power 5,000 watts day
55 watts night
Class D
Facility ID 49515
Transmitter coordinates 40°57′43.00″N 90°18′30.00″W / 40.9619444°N 90.3083333°W / 40.9619444; -90.3083333Coordinates: 40°57′43.00″N 90°18′30.00″W / 40.9619444°N 90.3083333°W / 40.9619444; -90.3083333
Affiliations ABC Radio , Sporting News Radio
Owner Prairie Radio Communications
(WPW Broadcasting)
Sister stations WMOI, WRAM
Webcast Listen Live
Website Official website

WAIK (1590 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News Talk Information format. Licensed to Galesburg, Illinois, United States, the station, established in 1957,[1] is currently owned by Prairie Radio Communications. WAIK broadcasts Chicago White Sox Baseball, Chicago Bears Football, and features programming from ABC Radio and Sporting News Radio.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Directory of Radio Stations in the United States and Canada". Broadcasting Yearbook 1979. Washington, DC: Broadcasting Publications, Inc. 1979. p. C-66. 
  2. ^ "WAIK Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 
  3. ^ "WAIK Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 

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