|Broadcast area||Miami area|
|Branding||Heartbeat Of The Caribbean|
|Audience share||0.6, #29 (Fa'07, R&R)|
|Power||5,000 watts day
250 watts night
WAVS (1170 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a World Ethnic format focusing on Caribbean music. Licensed to Davie, Florida, USA, the station serves the Miami area. The station is currently owned by Alliances Broadcasting.
The station was established on November 15, 1969, and went on the air in August 1970 on 1190 AM as a news/talk station with 5000 watts daytime only, licensed to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Both studio and transmitter are located in this city currently.
Sally Jesse worked there before she was known as Sally Jesse Raphael. Currently Lincoln Lewis also known as Mr. President works at WAVS 1170 AM and have a talk show on Saturday nights called the TNL Show.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WAVS
- Radio-Locator Information on WAVS
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WAVS
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