History of Idaho Broadcasting

The Idaho Broadcasting

History & Education Center

1024 – 12th Ave. S., Nampa, Idaho
(Former KFXD Offices & Studios, 1937)

Here’s why it’s important…


Where the past meets the present!

We want to educate people on the vital role FREE

over-the-air broadcasting has ALWAYS played

and continues to play to this day. Especially Now!

This museum will document important history and will remind us of who we are & how far we have come.

 …and perhaps show us some ways to make the future better!


 Radio and TV continue to do SO MUCH for our State!

 Here’s a way to recognize and honor the people who work VERY hard to make radio & TV happen,

24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

 Broadcasting is over 100 years old in Idaho.  This is important “history” we are preserving

and celebrating; the past, present & future.

Our History & Education Center!

Call the Foundation office:

(208) 853-7756

Text Art at (208) 761-1396

Email HIBF@Q.com


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. Application for Recognition of Exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code to be filed for in the immediate future.

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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