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Ways to Listen

Last Updated: Aug 16, 2019 12:51PM EDT


A live stream of WAMU 88.5 is available on our website. Look for the audio player at the bottom of the screen, and click the play button. If you're having issues listening online, please see Trouble Listening Online.

Amazon Echo & Amazon Alexa

You can use the command phrase, "play tuning station WAMU" to access our HD stream with Alexa and Echo devices.


Our flagship channel is available on 88.5 FM in the Washington, D.C. metro area and our Ocean City frequency is 88.3 FM. If you're having issues tuning in, please see Interference, Antennas, and Amplifiers.

HD Radio

WAMU 88.5 provides a digital (HD) channel at 88.5 HD-1. For issues around HD Radio, please see Trouble with HD Radio.

Android and iPhone Apps

A live stream of WAMU 88.5 and other content is made available through several apps. Here are a few:

Apps are managed by third-parties. For instructions and troubleshooting, please check their websites.

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