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City of license Galesburg, Illinois
Branding Newstalk Sports Station
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, USA. The station, established in 1957,[1] is currently owned by Prairie Radio Communications. WAIK broadcasts Chicago White Sox Baseball, Chicago Bears Football, and features programing 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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