The History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation

invites you to attend a special no-host luncheon


Thursday July 11, 2013

From 11:37 am - 1:37 pm


Smoky Mountain Pizza & Pasta

415 E. Parkcenter Blvd.

(at the corner of Parkcenter & Mallard Dr.)

You may order off the menu - prices are reasonable.


This 90-minute program will Celebrate the Sign-on of Channel 7

which took place 60 years ago at 2:00 pm on Sunday July 12, 1953


KIDO-TV was Boise's First Television Station

changing call letters 6 years later to KTVB on February 1, 1959


We'll also cover KFXD-TV (Channel 6) - Idaho's first TV-signal, which was "on and off the air" from June 18th thru August 12, 1953.


Our Special Program will include a live telephone hook-up with Jack Link in Seattle, KIDO-TV's first Program Director who was there the day Channel 7 signed on the air! We'll show vintage photos of KIDO-TV & KTVB, and Jack will describe the photos followed by an open discussion of Channel 7's 60-year -history!


You may RSVP by calling Art at 465-8007

or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  - See you there!