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You are always welcome to listen online to any of our broadcast streams 24 hours a day! Simply click on any of the links below and enjoy  Listener-Supported Broadcasting from Purdue University! 

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You can Live Stream NPR and WBAA content  on your computer, smartphone or tablet at NPR.ORG

(simply click the "PLAY" button in the upper right hand corner of the page pictured below)


You can also click in the upper right hand corner (The button marked "LIVE RADIO)


"Voice Activated Devices"

Amazon Echo and Amazon Dot 

When using the Amazon Echo and the examples below, please use the Wake Word that you chose for your unit. For example, if your wake word is "Alexa", use "Alexa". If you use "Echo" substitue the word Alexa in the examples below with "Echo". Same for the Wake Word "Dot".

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"Alexa"-By Amazon

Currently you can listen to WBAA on the Amazon Echo, and the Amazon Dot.  You must set up your Amazon Echo or Dot to play from Tune In and or Iheart Radio for this function to work properly.

You can find this under SETTINGS then MUSIC & BOOKS in your Amazon App that came with your unit.


The phrases that will work with Amazon Echo or Dot are:

"Alexa, Play WBAA News"-(This will default to the Tune In App)

"Alexa, Play WBAA Jazz "-(This will default to the Tune In App)

"Alexa, Play WBAA Classical"-(This will default to the Tune In App)

If you are wanting to listen to WBAA on Iheart Radio, the following phrases will work with the Amazon Echo or Dot:

"Alexa, Play WBAA News on Iheart Radio"

"Alexa, Play WBAA Jazz on Iheart Radio"

"Alexa, Play WBAA Classical on Iheart Radio"


Enabled the NPR One skill, on your Voice Activated Device

Here are the main functions. 

Voice command
Alexa, play NPR One
Hear flow of local and national news and stories (as with the NPR One app, curated to your preferences and profile)
Alexa, ask NPR One to play the latest news
Hear the latest national and local newscast
Alexa, ask NPR One to recommend a podcast
Hear podcast episodes (curated to your profile)
Alexa, ask NPR One to play [show name]
Hear that show