The Idaho Broadcasting History Education Center
1024 – 12th Ave. S., Nampa, Idaho (Former KFXD Offices & Studios, 1937)

Invites you to RSVP for our Next No-Host Luncheon!

(Purchase lunch from menu if you choose – No Charge to attend)

Friday, February 24, 2023


Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill

415 East Parkcenter Blvd.

Boise, Id 83706 (208) 429-0011

Our program will honor the state's
foremost expert on the history of

Idaho Television

Frank Aden
Vice President / Secretary and Co-Founder of the

History of Idaho Broadcasting

Foundation Inc.

Frank during a recent rare visit with his dog Molly

As many of you know, Frank Aden helped

start HIBF with Art Gregory … and was at

the Foundation’s first meeting in May 2006


Sadly, Frank suffered total kidney failure in

November 2021, and has been confined to

a Nampa care center where he receives

Kidney Dialysis three times per week.


He will be at the February luncheon for a rare,

and appreciated return to the “real world,”

where he will be interviewed by HIBF

Marketing Coordinator Steve Bertel!

During the interview, we’ll learn about Frank’s

early fascination with Idaho television, and how

much of the information we know about Idaho TV

came from Frank Aden! We’ll also have rare audio

of the 1971 sign-on of Boise’s Channel 4 KAID-TV,

plus the February 1974 sign-on of

Nampa’s Channel 6, and radio audio from 1972,

as recorded by Frank Aden and Bill Frahm!

Don’t miss this interesting program with

Idaho’s most foremost TV Historian!

Frank Aden Jr!

We’ll be in the Aspen Room

that seats 49 people

Please RSVP NOW for this lunch by Email or Phone

Call the Foundation office at (208) 853-7756

Text Art Gregory at (208) 761-1396 or via Email:

Our Mission:

To provide as an independent, non partisan organization, a permanent and living repository, for the preservation of the history of radio and television broadcasting within the State of Idaho, from inception, to and including, the present;

To bring to the community at large a broader knowledge of how pioneers in Idaho Broadcasting created enormous impact on the evolution of society; 

To stimulate in people of all ages, especially the young, a recognition of the practical and real contributions to our quality of life that radio and television broadcasting has provided, and continues to provide, to the citizens of Idaho.

Organizational Structure:

The History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. is an Idaho non-profit corporation incorporated in January of 2004 with the Idaho Secretary of State. We were granted 502 (c) (3) Tax Exempt Status by the IRS as of Jan 1, 2017. 

Art Gregory is President of the organization, Frank Aden Jr. is Vice President and Secretary, and Rockwell D. Smith is Treasurer.  There are no paid employees. The corporation is staffed by volunteers. Funding for the organization will come from donations, membership and sponsorship fees, grants, and through the sale of official History of Idaho Broadcasting Merchandise and Memorabilia. All funds raised will be used to fund the work of the organization.


Peter Robbins, CPA with Corbett & Robbins, LLP is the Corp’s financial advisor.

 Randolph E. Farber, Nampa Attorney, is the Corporation’s General Counsel.
Robert L. Shaver, Registered Patent Attorney with the Boise firm Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, is the Corporation’s Copyright Advisor.

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