How to Hear 90.5 WESA


Over the air:  90.5 WESA can be heard on 90.5 FM in Pittsburgh, PA; 92.3 FM in New Baltimore; 100.5 FM in Johnstown, and 104.1 FM in Ligonier and Somerset.

HD Radio
: 90.5 WESA is also transmitted as 90.5 HD1. We offer 24/7 broadcasting of the BBC World Service on 90.5 HD3.  90.5 HD2 is our jazz service, JazzWorks. 

Listening to Streams
  Above the menu bar, you can click on the stream you want to listen to; it should begin to play immediately. You can also listen to our streams in your favorite audio player using the stream URLs above. 

What's On?
  Check our schedule here.

Streaming link for 90.5 WESA

Streaming link for JazzWorks

Links for iTunes:


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Known Issues

Because we rely on third parties (like iTunes and Stitcher) to get our content to you how you want it sometimes all of the pieces aren't compatible. We will post known problems and solutions/explainers below. 

•   My stream stops every time my Apple device goes to sleep!

Yep. We know about this one and unfortunately, it is an issue with Apple.  We suggest either turning off your sleep function or using TuneIn or NPR One to listen to us.

  We offer several podcasts that you can listen to any time, with news, programs and features heard on 90.5 WESA as well as NPR headlines.