If I turn my VPN on it gets the correct location for where I point my VPN to, but otherwise it seems to think I’m in Europe and browsing “Local” radio stations gives me stations that are extremely not local. I’m in the American Midwest.
Does this site report your location correctly?
It does, yes.
I’ve moved your topic to the support section of the forum, let see if @support can help.
Make sure to describe your network configuration/topology, including any networking hardware currently in use, so they can have a clear understanding of how your devices are communicating.
core/remote: iMac i9 (2019) running macOS 12.0.1
connected to router (ASUS RT-AZ58U) via ethernet; fiber Internet via Allo
endpoint is a HiFiBerry, also connected via ethernet to router and RCA to Yamaha A-S501