Idaho Radio Before 1950  

 

July 6, 1922

            KFAN Moscow ID 
            KFBA Lewiston ID  (del 12/9/22)


July 18, 1922


            KFAU (KIDO) Boise ID


Aug. 1922

            KFBJ Boise ID
 

Sept. 1922 

            KFCC Wallace ID 

Oct. 1922 

 

            KFDD Boise ID

 

1923 & 1924

Unknown         KFAN Moscow,  ID   The Electric Shop
Unknown         KFOD Wallace ID   10 The Radio Shop
 833                  KFEY Kellogg,  ID  10    Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Co
1110                KFAU Boise,  ID   Independent School District of Boise City Boise High School
1190                KFDD Boise, ID St. Michaels Cathedral
1250                KFFB Boise ID Jenkins Furniture Co.

    

Idaho Radio Stations as of June 30, 1925

1080                KFAU Boise ID 500 Independent School District of Boise City Boise High School
1080                KFDD Boise ID 50 Boise, ID St. Michaels Cathedral
1290                KFEY Kellogg ID 10 Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Co
1300                KFAN Moscow ID 50 The Electric Shop
 

Sept. 2, 1925  

 
1460  KFXD  Logan  UT    (later Jerome, Nampa ID)        10  Service Radio Co.
 

Idaho Radio Stations as of June 30, 1926

1070  KFAU  Boise  ID             750  Boise High School (independent school district of Boise City)
1080  KFDD  Boise  ID              50  St. Michaels Cathedral
1290  KFEY  Kellogg  ID           10  Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mining & Concentrating Co.
 
Sept. 23, 1926  
    
900   KSEI   Pocatello, ID on air

 

Idaho Radio Stations as of June 30, 1927

900      KSEI Pocatello ID 250 KSEI Broadcasting Association
1050    KFAU Boise ID 4000 Boise High School (independent school district of Boise City) 2000 watts at night
1290    KFEY Kellogg ID 10 Union High School

 

U. S. Radio Stations as of June 30, 1928

900      KSEI Pocatello ID KSEI Broadcasting Association (250 watts)
1050    KFAU Boise ID Boise High School (independent school district of Boise City)
                    (2000 watts night,  4000 watts day)
 
1290    KFEY Kellogg ID Union High School  (10 watts)
1470    KFXD Jerome ID Service Radio Co.   (50 watts day, 15 watts night)

Nov. 1928  

              KGKX Sandpoint ID
              KGIO (KID) Idaho Falls lic;
              KGIQ (KTFI, KTLC) Twin Falls lic;
 

Idaho Radio Stations as of February 28, 1929

 
900     KSEI    Pocatello                                 (250 watts) 
1210   KFEY   Kellog                                      (10 watts) 
1250   KIDO   Boise  (formerly KFAU)        (1000 watts)
1320   KID      Idaho Falls                             (250 watts)
1320   KGIQ   Twin Falls                               (250 watts) 
1420   KFXD  Jerome                                    (50 watts)
1420   KGKX   Sandpoint                              (15 watts)
 

Idaho Radio Stations as of June 30, 1930

900      KSEI Pocatello ID KSEI Broadcasting Association Inc.
1250    KIDO Boise ID Boise Broadcasting Station (Frank L. Hill and C. G. Phillips)
1320    KID Idaho Falls ID KID Broadcasting Co.
1320    KGIQ Twin Falls ID Radio Broadcasting Corporation
1420    KFXD Nampa ID Service Radio Co. (Frank E. Hurt)
1420    KGKX Sandpoint ID C. E. Twiss and F. H. McCann
 

daho Radio Stations as of June 30, 1931

900      KSEI Pocatello ID Radio Service Corporation
1250    KIDO Boise ID Boise Broadcasting Station                
1320    KID Idaho Falls ID KID Broadcasting Co.
1320    KTFI Twin Falls ID Radio Broadcasting Corporation
1420    KFXD Nampa ID Frank E. Hurt
1420    KGKX Sand Point ID C. E.Twiss and F. H. McCann

 

Idaho Radio Stations as of Jan. 1, 1934

900      KSEI Pocatello ID 500/250 U Radio Service Corporation
1200    KFXD Nampa ID 100 U Frank E. Hurt
1240    KTFI West Twin Falls ID 1000/500 U Radio Broadcasting Corporation
1320    KID Idaho Falls ID 500/250 U KID Broadcasting Co.
1350    KIDO Boise ID 1000 U Frank L. Hill and C. G. Phillips, doing business as Boise Broadcasting Station

 

Idaho AM  Radio Stations as of 1942

930      KSEI Pocatello ID
1230    KFXD Nampa ID
1270    KTFI Twin Falls ID
1350    KID Idaho Falls ID
1380    KIDO Boise ID
1400    KRLC Lewiston ID
1450    KWAL Wallace ID

 

Idaho AM Radio Stations as of 1946

930         KSEI Pocatello Id
1230       KFXD Nampa ID
1270       KTFI Twin Falls ID
1350       KID Idaho Falls ID
1380       KIDO Boise ID
1400       KRLC Lewiston ID
1450       KWAL Wallace ID
 
 
Idaho FM stations listed in 1948
 
106.1    KIDO-FM    Boise
101.9    KFXD-FM    Nampa 
 96.5     KSEI-FM      Pocatello
 99.7     KTFI-FM      Twin Falls 

 


Idaho AM Radio Station as of 1949

580       KFXD     Nampa, ID          1000 watts          Mutual
620       KWAL     Wallace, ID         1000 watts         Mutual
930       KSEI       Pocatello, ID      5000 watts          NBC
950       KDSH    Boise, ID             5000 watts          CBS            1947
1140     KGEM    Boise, ID          10,000 watts          ABC            
1230     KBIO      Burley, ID               250 watts          ABC            1946
1240     KVNI      Coeur d'Alene       250 watts          Mutual        1946
1240     KEYY      Pocatello, ID         250 watts         Mutual         1946
1260     KWEI      Weiser, Id              250 watts           --                1947 
1270     KTFI        Twin Falls, ID    5000/1000          NBC
1340     KLIX        Twin Falls, ID      250 watts          ABC
1340     KPST      Preston, ID          250 watts             --               1948
1350     KID         Idaho Falls, ID   5000/1000           Mutual
1350     KRLC     Lewistion, ID      1000 watts         Mutual
1380     KIDO      Boise, ID             2500/1000          NBC
1400     KRPL     Moscow                  250 watts          --                1947 
1400     KIFI         Idaho Falls, ID      250 watts         ABC
1400     KSPT      Sandpoint ,ID       250 watts          --                 1949
1440     KEIO       Pocatello, Id       1000 watts         ABC
1450     KVMV      Twin Falls, ID       250 watts         Mutual         1946
1490     KCID        Caldwell, ID         250 watts            --               1947 

 

 Idaho FM Radio Station as of 1950

106.1    KIDO-FM    Boise               7000 watts
101.9    KFXD-FM    Nampa           2500 watts
 96.5     KSEI-FM      Pocatello       1800 watts
 99.7     KTFI-FM      Twin Falls      3000 watts