KWEL
Broadcast areaMidland–Odessa
Frequency1070 kHz
BrandingKWEL AM 1070 FM 107.1
Programming
FormatNews/talk
AffiliationsSalem Radio Network
Townhall News
Westwood One
Ownership
OwnerCDA Broadcasting, Inc.
History
First air date
April 23, 1981
Technical information
Facility ID35879
ClassD
Power2,500 watts day
Transmitter coordinates
31°57′44″N 102°04′7″W / 31.96222°N 102.06861°W / 31.96222; -102.06861 (KWEL)
Translator(s)107.1 K296FG (Midland)
Links
WebcastListen Live
Websitekwel.com

KWEL (1070 AM) is a radio station serving the Midland-Odessa area with a news/talk format. The station airs a serving of local programs and programs provided by Salem Radio Network and Westwood One. The station is currently under ownership of CDA Broadcasting, Inc. KWEL's AM frequency does not air at night. It airs every day from 6am- 8 pm. The FM frequency airs 24-hours a day and is the frequency found on the internet stream.

1070 AM is a United States and Canadian clear-channel frequency, on which KNX in Los Angeles is the only Class A station. However, a Class A license is available in Canada; CBA was a Class A station in Canada but moved to FM. KWEL must leave the air during nighttime hours to protect the skywave signal of KNX.

Station schedule

Monday–Friday

Saturdays

Sundays