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City Jacksonville, Illinois
Broadcast area Springfield IL area
Frequency 1180 kHz
First air date December 9, 1941 [1]
Format News and Information[2]
Power 1,000 watts day only
Class D
Facility ID 30969
Transmitter coordinates 39°44′6.00″N 90°11′50.00″W / 39.7350000°N 90.1972222°W / 39.7350000; -90.1972222
Callsign meaning We're your Lincoln Douglas Station
Owner Jacksonville Area Radio Broadcasters Inc
Sister stations WEAI
Website www.wlds.com

WLDS (1180 AM) is a radio station licensed to Jacksonville, Illinois, United States, serving the Jacksonville area. The station airs a News and Information format, and is currently owned by Jacksonville Area Radio Broadcasters Inc.[3]


  1. ^ The WLDS Story Accessed June 6, 2010
  2. ^ Fall 2013 Station Information Profile (SIP) on File with Arbitron Arbitron. Accessed November 21, 2013
  3. ^ "WLDS Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. 

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