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Would you like to listen to 1340 AM WBIW programs LIVE using your personal computer? Now you can!

You can tune using your personal computer to 1340 AM WBIW using our Listen Live service!

Direct Audio Link

Here is the direct link to our stream in case you'd like to listen with a media player already installed on your computer.

Stream link:

Manually connect using Windows Media, iTunes and other players

Just in case you need to add the stream feed to your media player, or if the stream is not playing back for you, here's how to do it manually:

Windows Media Player

  1. Launch Windows Media Player
  2. Click "File" in the main menu bar. Scroll down and click "Open URL." (You can also use CTRL + U with the player open.)
  3. Type or paste in the field, and click the "Open" or "OK".


If you know the exact URL of an Internet broadcast or audio file, iTunes can connect to it directly.

  1. Choose File > Open Stream.
  2. Enter the full URL of the broadcast or file you want to listen to.

For more information, click here.

Other Media Players

The instructions above may apply for other media players and devices that play audio streams. If you can manually connect to a stream, you should use

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When is Listen Live available?

Talk of the Town - Weekdays, 8:30am to 9:00am

The Swap Shop - Weekdays and Saturdays, 9:07am to 9:30am

Bedford North Lawrence (BNL) Stars Sports - Football (including the weekly coaches show) and Boys and Girls Basketball

For more information on shows featured on 1340 AM WBIW, click here.

Q. How does Listen Live work?

A. When listen live is available, this page will reveal an audio player with play, pause and volume controls.

Depending on your computer setup, you will need to wait a moment as the audio stream buffers.

If this page does not display an audio player, please try loading the stream via this link.

Q. It says Listen Live is available but I don't hear any audio.

A. If you don't hear any audio, try refreshing the media player page (click "refresh" on your browsers toolbar). If that doesn't work, please try loading the stream via this link.

Listen Live powered by Hoosier PC

*Remember to disable popups in your browser during this session.

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