The History of Idaho Broadcasting


Invites you to RSVP for our Next No-Host Luncheon


Friday June 30th, 2017


11:30am-1:30pm at


Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill

415 East Parkcenter Blvd. Boise, Idaho 83706 (208) 429-0011


Hear Art Gregory’s Special Program Celebrating


KFAU’s 95th Birthday


(started at Boise High School)

Male & Female Boise High Students at the control board of KFAU in 1922



Art Gregory will present a 40 minute program on the early history of KFAU-AM


The Boise High School station which was first licensed July 18, 1922…95 years ago!


He’ll share never-before-revealed letters and notes from Boise High Chemistry teacher


Harry Redeker that tell the story of KFAU, and how he was forced out of his job


because of pressure put on the School Board by competitors, who apparently did not


like the Boise School Board’s Radio Station competing with their established media!


Early “Trade-out” for Coffee for the students & staff of KFAU


Don’t miss this interesting program that features new, never-before-heard


information about the early history of KFAU-AM, and why it was sold to


C.G. Phillips, husband of Georgia Davidson, becoming KIDO November 5, 1928.



Please RSVP for this lunch by email or phone by 2pm Thursday June 29th


No charge to attend the meeting!


You may purchase lunch off a special menu from Smoky Mountain


Call the Foundation office at (208) 853-7756.


Text Art at (208) 761-1396 or via Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.