|Broadcast area||Greater Milwaukee|
|Branding||Cruisin' 1540 AM|
|First air date||1951|
|Power||500 watts (daytime only)|
|Callsign meaning||The Kettle Moraine|
|Owner||Tomsun Media LLC|
WTKM (Cruisin' 1540 AM) is an oldies radio station located in Hartford, Wisconsin, and serves the Milwaukee metropolitan area. Cruisin 1540 is owned by Tomsun Media LLC, which is operated by David and Connie Stout.
As A Full Service Station
WTKM (AM) began broadcasting in 1951, and also has an FM sister station at 104.9 MHz, which began broadcasting in the 1973. Both stations ran a polka and full service format for most of their existence. Most of WTKM's programming was a simulcast with the FM, although it aired separate German Language and music programming on Sunday afternoons called "The Voice Of Germany" and "The Rosary" weekday afternoons.
As Cruisin' 1540
On December 1, 2009, the AM station launched an oldies format, as "Cruisin' 1540", Cruisin airs a mixture of 1950s-1970s oldies, including Beatles, Beach Boys, Motown and more. In 2017 a Sunday afternoon polka music show was added that had been airing on sister station WTKM-FM.
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