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City of license Chicago, Illinois
Broadcast area Chicago market
Branding La Tremenda 1200 AM
Frequency 1200 kHz(also on HD Radio)
Format Spanish news/talk
Power 10,000 watts (day)
1,000 watts (night)
Class B
Facility ID 11196
Transmitter coordinates 41°42′14″N 87°35′47″W / 41.70389°N 87.59639°W / 41.70389; -87.59639Coordinates: 41°42′14″N 87°35′47″W / 41.70389°N 87.59639°W / 41.70389; -87.59639
Callsign meaning RiTmO
Former callsigns WLXX
Affiliations Chicago Fire (MLS)
Owner Univision Radio

WRTO (1200 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a Spanish news/talk format. Licensed to Chicago, Illinois, USA, the station serves the Chicago area. The station is currently owned by Univision subsidiary WLXX-AM License Corp. and features local programming as well as shows originating at other Univision Radio stations. WRTO has been granted a construction permit by the Federal Communications Commission for a power increase to 20,000 watts day and 4,500 watts night. [1][2] The station also broadcasts a digital signal commonly referred to as HD radio.[3]

The station is the flagship station of the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. The station also broadcasts Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs games in Spanish.


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