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Not to be confused with WTEN or WNET.
City Wheaton, Illinois
Broadcast area Chicago, Illinois
Branding Wheaton College Radio
Frequency 88.1 MHz
First air date 1947
Format Contemporary Christian
ERP 250 watts
HAAT 43.0 meters
Class A
Facility ID 66499
Transmitter coordinates 41°52′9.00″N 88°5′56.00″W / 41.8691667°N 88.0988889°W / 41.8691667; -88.0988889
Callsign meaning WhEToN college
Owner Wheaton College
Sister stations WETN-TV
Website wetn.org

WETN (88.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a Contemporary Christian format. Licensed to Wheaton, Illinois, USA, it serves the Chicago area. The station is currently owned by The Trustees of Wheaton College. It first went on the air in 1947 as AM station WHON[1] operating just 23 hours per week but began broadcasting 24 hours a day in 1984.[2]


  1. ^ "WETN-FM becomes a golden oldie". Chicago Tribune. 1996-12-12. Retrieved 2008-03-07. 
  2. ^ "Wheaton College's WETN stays true its mission". Chicago Daily Herald. 1997-02-17. Retrieved 2007-11-07. 

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