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City Ellsworth, Maine
Broadcast area Hancock County, Maine
Branding "AM 1370 WDEA"
Slogan "A Downeast Tradition"
Frequency 1370 kHz
First air date December 13, 1958[1]
Format Adult Standards
Power 5,000 watts day and night
Class B
Facility ID 17671
Transmitter coordinates 44°28′0″N 68°28′11″W / 44.46667°N 68.46972°W / 44.46667; -68.46972
Callsign meaning Wonderful DownEast Area[1]
Affiliations America's Best Music
CBS Radio Network
Boston Red Sox Radio Network
Owner Townsquare Media
(Townsquare Media Bangor License, LLC)
Sister stations WBZN, WEZQ, WQCB, WWMJ
Webcast WDEA Webstream
Website WDEA Online

WDEA (1370 AM) is a radio station broadcasting an adult standards format. Licensed to Ellsworth, Maine, USA, the station serves the Downeast Maine area. The station is owned by Townsquare Media and features programming from Westwood One's adult standards format called America's Best Music,[2] with a local morning show hosted by Rick Foster. Previously, WDEA aired adult standards/MOR music from Citadel Media's Timeless. WDEA carries news on-the-hour and news features from the CBS Radio Network and has been an affiliate of that network for many decades.

WDEA also broadcasts live Basketball coverage of all Mount Desert Island High School & Ellsworth High School games in addition to being a long-time affiliate of the Boston Red Sox Radio Network.


  1. ^ a b "WDEA reception verification" (PDF). February 4, 1959. Retrieved May 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ "WDEA Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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