WAAX 570 AM is an American radio station airing News/Talk programming. The station is licensed to Gadsden, Alabama, USA, and is currently owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. Branded as “News-Talk AM 570: The Big WAAX”, it is famous with the slogan “Gadsden’s Only News-Talk Station.” It signed on in 1947 as WGWD. The station offers 24/7 broadcast comprising up-to-the-minute news and the most exciting talk shows. It also streams online and is available on social media networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

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Programming of WAAX 570 AM:

WAAX features an array of news programming. News programming includes international, national breaking, political, and sports updates. Besides news, the station also provides weather forecasts and traffic information. Local Events, contests, and music shows are also part of WAAX’s programming. At night, the station transmits the syndicated Coast to Coast AM. It also carries programming from Premiere Radio Networks, Fox News Radio, and NBC News Radio.


Some of the famous shows at the station are:

The Rush Limbaugh Show
The Dave Ramsey Show
Focus On The Family
Handel On The Law At Home
Live on Sunday Night
Best Of Dave Ramsey
Dr. Laura Schlessinger Show
The Roger Hedgecock Show
Big WAAX Sports Attack
The Hour of Challenge
The Paul Finebaum

Technical Details:

The station is class B AM service at the frequency of 570 with facility ID 22996. From a directional antenna, it transmits analog signals operating with a varied, effective radiated power of 5000 Watts at day whereas 500 Watts during the night hours. The transmitting coordinates of the station are 33.979265, -86.002472. At daytime hours, the station’s predicted coverage area is 50 miles at local and 110 miles in distant areas. At night, the station’s predicted coverage is 20 miles in the neighborhood and 60 miles in remote areas.

Contact Details:

Address: 6510 Whorton Bend Rd, PO Box 517 Gadsden, AL 35901
Phone: 256-543-9229
Fax: 256-543-8777
Official Website: http://waax570.iheart.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/waax570am
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/waax570am