The History of Idaho Broadcasting
Invites you to RSVP for our next no-host Luncheon Meeting
Friday May 29, 2015 - 11:30am-1:30pm at
Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill
415 East Parkcenter Blvd. Boise, Idaho 83706 (208) 429-0011
Featuring a fun one-hour “Trip” back in time to
1970’s Radio & TV Air-checks!
During 1970s, Foundation Founders Art Gregory and Frank Aden Jr. recorded and saved many audio tapes on both cassette and reel-to-reel of various radio television stations. In fact in February of 1972, Frank Aden and KBOI Engineer Bill Frahm stayed up all night and captured the sign-on and sign-off of EVERY Radio and TV station in Boise Nampa and Caldwell. We’ll hear some of those excerpts as well as the following crown jewels:
1970 KEST-AM air-check featuring Art Gregory 1970 Sign-Off of KEST and the sign-on of KSPD-AM
1971 KFXD-AM air-check featuring Jerry Rohnert 1971 air-check of KBOI-FM playing rock (Art Gregory)
1971 sign-on of KAID-TV Channel 4 (Dec 31st) 1972 sign-on announcements for KGEM, KATN, KCID…
1972 air-check KEEP Twin Falls w/John Marler 1973 air check KBXL-FM while still at 7,600 watts
1973 air-check KBBK-FM w/Rockwell &Bill Bailey 1973 local commercials from McU Sports, The Bazaar, etc
The February 1, 1974 sign-on on KIVI-Channel 6 1974 Jay Donovan West & Wayne Cornils on KFXD-AM
1974 KBOI-AM prior to the sale to Charles Wilson 1975 air-check of KFXD-FM’s first day on the air
1976 air check KIDO’s final days as an AC station 1977 KUUZ (KWZ) contest, jingles, and spots
1977 KIDO-AM as a rock station w/Casey Keating 1977 KBOI-AM as an AC station owned by Charles Wilson
1978 KSPD as an AC station w/ Marty Holtman 1979 KIDO-AM Mornings w/Mike Jorgenson & Dave Ferdinand
1979 air-check of KFXD-AM with Jerry Rohnert Various commercials, news clips, & jingles from the 1970s!
Please RSVP for this lunch by email or phone by 2pm Thursday May 28th
SEE YOU THERE!