|City||Michigan City, Indiana|
|Broadcast area||Chicago and Northwest Indiana|
|Branding||WIMS am1420 95.1fm|
|Slogan||The Talk of the South Shore|
W236BD 95.1 FM (Michigan City)|
W248AP 97.5 FM (Chesterton)
|First air date||Aug 10, 1947|
|Format||Classic Hits, News/Talk|
5,000 watts day|
5,000 watts night
|Transmitter coordinates||41°40′26″N 86°55′58″W / 41.67389°N 86.93278°WCoordinates: 41°40′26″N 86°55′58″W / 41.67389°N 86.93278°W|
|Owner||Gerard Media, LLC|
|Sister stations||WHFB (AM)|
WIMS is an AM Station broadcasting on 1420 kHz in Michigan City, Indiana, and serves the northwest Indiana listening area. Its format is primarily classic hits music, news, talk and sports. The station is currently owned by Gerard Media, LLC.
WIMS has been broadcasting live from Michigan City since 1947, having begun broadcasting August 8 of that year on 1420 kHz with 1 KW power (daytime only). It was licensed to Northern Indiana Broadcasters Inc. Most recently it is run by Ric Federighi and his brothers of Gerard Media LLC.
WIMS is an affiliate of the Grand Valley State Laker football radio network.
- "WIMS Facility Record". United States Federal Communications Commission, audio division. Retrieved 2009-11-09.
- "The Indiana Radio Archive | Stations | WIMS". indianaradio.net. Retrieved 2017-09-29.
- "I-kw Daytimer Launched At Michigan City, Ind" (PDF). Broadcasting. August 18, 1947. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
- "GRAND VALLEY STATE OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE". Grand Valley State Lakers. Retrieved 24 November 2010.
- Query the FCC's AM station database for WIMS
- Radio-Locator Information on WIMS
- Query Nielsen Audio's AM station database for WIMS
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W236BD
- Query the FCC's FM station database for W248AP