The History of Idaho Broadcasting

Invites you to RSVP for our Next No-Host Luncheon

Friday February 23, 2018

11:30am-1:30pm at

Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill

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


Art Gregory

Will Preview his Upcoming

History of Idaho Broadcasting


Service Club


Road Show!


To be presented live March 8th to the

Centennial Rotary Club of Boise

with future guest appearances

by Tom Scott & Marty Holtman!


You’ll see & hear a summary of the

History of Broadcasting in Idaho!


Starting in 1916 with 7ZR at Kuna’s Rawson Ranch

Boise High School’s 3 stations…7YA, 7XY and KFAU

KIDO and KFXD Radio in the 1920’s, 1930 & 1940’s

The post war AM stations of KGEM, KCID and KWEI

The very earliest FM stations KIDO-FM & KFXD-FM

50s & 60’s stations KYME, KBGN, KEST, KATN, KAIN

Modern FM stations of the 1960’s KBOI-FM & KBBK

The origins of TV including KIDO-TV, KBOI-TV & KTVR

70s, 80s, & 90s TV stations KIVI, KTRV, and KNIN-TV


Larry Maneely     Susan Eby    Larry Taylor



We’ll also play some cool old radio jingles and air-check excerpts, and

see some historical video on the history of KBOI-TV


Plus…learn about our plans to build


The Idaho Broadcasting


History & Education Center


(Left-Right) Shirl Black, Doyle Cain, Jim Davidson & Ralph Paulson in the 1940s at KFXD


Finally, we will pay tribute to Member

Jerry Rohnert who passed away on February 1st


Please RSVP for this lunch by email or phone by 2pm Thursday February 22


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.