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Huntsville WLHR-HD3 89.3 FM Sundays 3:00 p.m.


Galena KIYU 97.1 FM Thursdays 7:00 p.m.
Juneau KTOO News 104.3 FM Fridays 8:00 p.m.
Kodiak KMXT-HD3 100.1 FM Saturdays 9:00 a.m.
Palmer HVRP Radio Free Palmer 889.5 FM Thurdays 9:00 a.m. & Wednesdays 6:00 p.m.
Valdez KCHU 770 AM Saturdays 9:00 a.m.
Wrangell KSTK 101.7 FM Sundays 5:00 p.m.


Flagstaff Sun Sounds of Arizona Mondays 3:00 p.m. & Tuesdays 1:30 a.m.
Yuma KAWC 88.9 FM Fridays 1:00 p.m.


Fayetteville KUAF 91.3 FM Fridays 7:00 p.m.


Arcata KHSU 90.5 FM Fridays 2 a.m.
Bodega Bay KWTF 88.1 FM Saturdays 12 a.m. & 4 a.m.
Descanso KSNJ 89.1 FM Sundays 1:00 p.m.
Gualala KGUA 88.3 FM Fridays 11:00 a.m.
Oroville KROV 91.1 FM Saturdays 7:00 a.m.
Round Mountain KKRN 88.5 FM Tuesdays 8:00 a.m.
San Francisco KALW 91.7 FM Tuesdays 1:00 p.m.
Visalia KVLP 101.5 FM Thursdays 9:00 p.m. & Sundays 3 p.m.


Colorado Springs KCMJ 93.9 FM Saturdays 5:00 p.m. & Wednesdays 1:00 a.m.
Cortex KSJD 90.5 FM Fridays noon
Estes Park KREV-LP 104.7 FM
Idaho Springs KYGT-LP 102.7 FM Thursdays 7:00 p.m.
Parachute KSBP-LP 103.9 FM TBD


Ft. Pierce WQCS-HD2 88.9 FM Saturdays 11:00 a.m.
Tampa WMNF-HD2 88.5 FM Thursdays 11:00 a.m.


Athens WUGA 91.7 and 97.9 FM Sundays 7:00 p.m.


Kamiah KIYE 88.7 FM Saturdays 9 a.m.
Rupert KUMC-LP 99.3 FM Saturdays 6:00 p.m.
Sandpoint KRFY 88.5 FM Saturdays 10:00 a.m.


Champaign Illinois Radio Reader Wednesdays Noon.
Urbana WILL AM 580 Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. & Saturdays 5:00 p.m.


Elkhart WVPE 88.1 FM Sundays 7:00 a.m.
Fort Wayne NEIRRS Thursdays 1:30:p.m.
South Bend WETL 91.7 FM Saturdays 2:00 p.m.


Ames KHOI 89.1 FM Fridays 4:00 p.m.
Decorah KPLV 89.1 FM Wednesdays 12:00 a.m.


Pittsburg KRPS 89.9 FM Sundays 10:00 a.m.


Busy WBAS 102.7 FM Mondays 9:00 p.m.


Lafayette KNHS 93.1 FM Fridays 6:00 p.m. & Sundays 3:00 p.m.
New Orleans WXDR-LP Dolphin Radio 98.9 FM Sundays 1:00 p.m.


Rangeley WRGY 90.5 FM Mondays 7:00 p.m.


Cambridge WHCP 101.5 FM Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 2:00 p.m.
Frostburg WFWM 91.9 FM Fridays 3:00 p.m.


Dartmouth WUMD 89.3 FM Tuesdays 8:00 a.m.
Florence WXOJ Valley Free Radio 103.3 FM Mondays 9:00 p.m.


Dearborn WHFR 89.3 FM Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.
Grand Rapids Public Reality Radio WPRR 1680 AM & 95.3 FM Saturdays 1:00 p.m. & Sundays 4:00 p.m.
Marquette WNMU 90.1 FM Saturdays 7:00 a.m. & Thursdays 4:00 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant WCMU-HD2 89.5 FM Sundays at 11:00 p.m.
Ontonagon WOAS 88.5 FM Thursdays 6:00 p.m.


Waconia KJGT 88.3 FM Thursdays 7:00 p.m.
White Earth KKWE 89.9 FM Sundays 9:00 p.m.


Cabool KZGM 88.1 FM Tuesdays 2:00 p.m. & Saturdays 4:00 p.m.
Columbia KOPN 89.5 FM Mondays 1:00 p.m.


Las Vegas KIOF-LP 97.9 FM Mondays - Fridays 8:00 p.m.

New Mexico

Farmington KSJE 90.9 FM Saturdays 8:00 a.m.
Gallup KGLP 91.7 FM Saturdays 6:00 a.m.
Magdalena KABR 1500 AM Tuesdays 5:00 p.m.
Pine Hill KTDB 89.7 FM Saturdays 9:00 a.m.& Sundays Noon

New York

Ithaca WRFI 88.1 FM Fridays 3:00 p.m.
Jamestown WRFA 107.9 FM Fridays 3:00 p.m.
New York City WNYE 91.5 FM Thursdays 1:00 p.m.
Oswego WRVO 89.9 FM Sundays 8:00 p.m.

North Carolina

New Bern PRE Public Radio East WZNB 88.5 FM Saturdays 1:00 p.m.


Akron WZIP 88.1 FM TBD
Cuyahoga Falls MRAM 1500 AM Daily at 9:00 p.m.


Ada KCNP 89.5 FM Fridays 10:00 a.m. & Sundays 3:00 p.m.
Lawton KCCU 89.3 FM Sundays 9:00 a.m.


Ashland KSKQ 89.5 FM Fridays 9:00 a.m.
Portland KXRY (XRAY FM) 91.1 & 107.1 FM Thursdays 6:00 a.m.


Indiana WIUP 90.1 FM Fridays 7:00 a.m.
Mount Cobb WFTE 90.3 FM Sundays 7:00 a.m., Thursdays 11;00 a.m., Saturdays 8:00 a.m.
Scranton WFTE 105.7 FM Sundays 7:00 a.m., Thursdays 11;00 a.m., Saturdays 8:00 a.m.
Scranton WVIA 89.9 FM Fridays 4:00 p.m.
Washington WNJR 91.7 FM Sundays Noon


Kingsport WCSK 90.3 FM Saturdays & Sundays 7:00 a.m.


Bellville BigVoices Network 580 AM Sundays 6:00 p.m.
College Station KEOS 89.1 FM Sundays 6:00 p.m.
San Marcos KTSW 89.9 FM Thursdays 7:00 a.m.


Bellows Falls WOOL 91.5 Black Sheep Radio Saturdays at noon
South Royalton Royalton Community Radio Fridays 10:00 a.m.


Richmond WCVE 88.9 FM HD2 Saturdays, 5:00 p.m.
Richmond WRIR 97.3 FM Tuesdays, 2:00 p.m.


Bellingham KMRE 102.3 FM Tuesdays at noon
Duvall KRDI 103.1 FM Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. & Sundays at noon
Olympia KOWA LP 106.5 FM Fridays at noon
Port Townsend KPTZ 91.9 FM Saturdays 3:00 p.m.
Spokane KSFC 91.1 FM Saturdays 10:00 p.m.
Tacoma KUPS 90.1 FM Sundays at noon

West Virginia

Clay WYAP-LP 101.7 FM


Amery WPCA 93.1 FM Saturdays 11:00 a.m.
Ashland WRNC-LP 97.7 FM Saturdays 1:00 p.m.
Eau Claire WIEC-LP 102.7 FM Sundays 12:00 noon
Madison WMUU 102.9 FM Fridays 1:00 p.m.
Oshkosh WRST 90.3 FM

Wednesdays 5:00 p.m.

Rice Lake WYRL-LP 105.5 FM Sundays 11:00 a.m.


Halifax AMI: Accessible Media Inc Fridays, 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.; Saturdays, 6:00 p.m.; Mondays, 3:00 a.m.
Thunder Bay CILU 102.7 FM Fridays, 11:00 a.m.
Winnipeg CJUM 101.5 FM Fridays, 8:00 a.m.

New Zealand

Newtown, Wellington The Wedge 88.1 FM Tuesdays 11:30 p.m.
Tawa, Wellington World FM 88.2 FM Saturdays 9:00 p.m.
Waiheka Island Splash 87.6 FM Sundays 9:00 a.m.

Big Picture Science is featured on Public Radio Remix: "the best of public radio on shuffle", airing on these stations:

  • KALW, 91.7 FM, San Francisco, CA (overnights Saturday)
  • Northeast Indiana Public Radio, 89.1-HD3, Fort Wayne, IN (24/7)
  • WBUR, 90.9 FM, Boston, MA (1-2 a.m. weekdays)
  • WFPL, 89.3 FM, Louisville, KY (Sunday Nights)
  • WGBH, 89.7 FM, Boston, MA (12-5 a.m. Sun.-Thu.)
  • WREM, 88.7 FM, Canton, NY (24/7)
  • WRVO-2, Oswego, NY (24/7)
  • WOUB, 1340 AM, Athens, OH (6-9 a.m. Mon.-Fri.)
  • KLCC HD2, Eugene, OR (24/7)
  • KUOW HD-2, Seattle, WA (Mon.–Fri. midnight–4 a.m. and Sat.-Sun. midnight-7 a.m.)
  • KPBZ 90.3 FM, Spokane, WA (24/7)

Listen for Big Picture Science episodes as specials on these stations:


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