WADO is a radio station that broadcasts at a frequency of 1280 kHz (HD radio ) and HD radio via WXNY FM-HD3 and is classified as class B. From musical to supports one can find and listen to all kinds of programming through this amazing radio station. The official language of the station is Spanish. There has been a time of English broadcasting during 1963 but that has changed now. Today there are two languages which are dominating in this radio one is Spanish and the other is Italian. As compared to Spanish the Italian language has less time and coverage.
It is a sports news-talk format with its transmitters located in Carlstadt, New Jersey in New York. There are also talk shows which listeners love on this radio station. WADO is known by the slogan “la compensate Nueva York” because the broadcast language is Spanish.
The shows aired in WADO radio include first flat, Dr. Isabel, face to face, Dr. Maribel Santa Cruz, the office, the stick of the afternoon, the tremendous court, life in a novel, health with him, health in body, your money, WADO sports, WADO reporting.
It is associated with TUDN radio station and has sister stations like WQBU FM, WXNY-FM, WFTY-DT, WFUT-DT, and WXTV-DT. The stations provide listeners with news, sports, music and talk programs.
WADO is famous for its programs on sports. It broadcasts on games such as:
- Monday night football The new York jets, from the national football league by Clemson smith Muniz
- Broadcasts all regular and season games like New York Yankees, from major league baseball.
- new York Knicks- national basketball association by MSG Network
- The New York islanders- national hockey league by Bruno vain.
They launched their new sports network in April 2017.
History of WADO 1280 AM
On January 30th, 1927, the station was launched. With the president than being Colonel Lewis Landes.
WGL changed its call letters to. WOV was aiming at a general audience but became an all-day time Italian language broadcast, diminishing the English programs to only Sunday’s religious broadcasts. The Spanish programming runs on weekends.
Before transitioning to adult contemporary in the 1970s, the station played a blend of Spanish MOR and Spanish oldies music
In 1959 WOV was sold to Bartell broadcasters and the call letters were changed to WADO which used to broadcast top 40 and R&B music during the day and aired Italian programs at night.
1964 WADO begun complete Spanish programming and became a news and talk station from the early 1990s