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WTIM Newstalk870-96.1-107.5 logo.png
City Assumption, Illinois
Broadcast area Decatur, Illinois
Frequency 870 kHz
Translator(s) 107.5 MHz-W298CD (Shelbyville)
107.7 MHz-W299CP (Sullivan)
96.1 MHz-W241CF (Taylorville)
First air date 1972
Format News/Talk
Power 500 watts daytime only
Class D
Facility ID 73996
Former callsigns WSHY (1972-1998)
WDID (1998-2001)
WINU (2001-2014)
WTLY (5/9/2014-5/29/2014)
WSVZ (5/2014-7/2014)
Owner Randal Miller
(Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc.)
Webcast Listen Live
Website WTIM's website

WTIM (870 AM) is a radio station licensed to Assumption, Illinois, United States. The station broadcasts a news-talk format, and is currently owned by Randal Miller through licensee Kaskaskia Broadcasting, Inc.[1] WTIM is also heard in Taylorville, Illinois through a translator on 96.1 FM.

WWL in New Orleans is the dominant Class A station on 870 AM. WTIM must leave the air from sunset to sunrise to protect the nighttime Skywave signal of WWL.

Call sign Frequency
City of license ERP
m (ft)
Class FCC info
W298CD 107.5 Shelbyville, Illinois 250 0 m (0 ft) D FCC
W299CP 107.7 Sullivan, Illinois 250 43 m (141 ft) D FCC
W241CF 96.1 Taylorville, Illinois 250 0 m (0 ft) D FCC


  1. ^ WTIM fcc.gov. Accessed November 21, 2013

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Coordinates: 39°29′14″N 88°57′31″W / 39.48722°N 88.95861°W / 39.48722; -88.95861