The Idaho Broadcasting

History & Education Center

1024 – 12th Ave. S., Nampa, Idaho
(Former KFXD Offices & Studios, 1937)

Invites you to RSVP for our Next No-Host Luncheon!

(Purchase lunch from menu if you choose – No Charge to attend)

Friday September 30, 2022


Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill

415 East Parkcenter Blvd.

Boise, Id 83706 (208) 429-0011

Our Program Will Honor
former KFXD DJ/News Director and
Current HIBF Member

Dave Ferdinand!

Dave will tell us about growing up on an animal refuge in Canyon County…

Dave will also cover his early days at KFXD (working with legends like Don Campbell and Tom Scott)

His traveling rock- ’n’-roll band …
His gospel music ministry …

His Sunday morning gospel music show that aired on KIDO (named for a Kris Kristofferson song) …

…and how he became one of the early pioneers of streaming on-line radio!

We’ll be in the Aspen Room that seats 49 people.


Please RSVP NOW for this lunch by Email or Phone

Call the Foundation office

(208) 853-7756

Text Art Gregory at (208) 761-1396

or via Email

Our Mission:

To provide as an independent, non partisan organization, a permanent and living repository, for the preservation of the history of radio and television broadcasting within the State of Idaho, from inception, to and including, the present;

To bring to the community at large a broader knowledge of how pioneers in Idaho Broadcasting created enormous impact on the evolution of society; 

To stimulate in people of all ages, especially the young, a recognition of the practical and real contributions to our quality of life that radio and television broadcasting has provided, and continues to provide, to the citizens of Idaho.

Organizational Structure:

The History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. is an Idaho non-profit corporation incorporated in January of 2004 with the Idaho Secretary of State. We were granted 502 (c) (3) Tax Exempt Status by the IRS as of Jan 1, 2017. 

Art Gregory is President of the organization, Frank Aden Jr. is Vice President and Secretary, and Rockwell D. Smith is Treasurer.  There are no paid employees. The corporation is staffed by volunteers. Funding for the organization will come from donations, membership and sponsorship fees, grants, and through the sale of official History of Idaho Broadcasting Merchandise and Memorabilia. All funds raised will be used to fund the work of the organization.


Peter Robbins, CPA with Corbett & Robbins, LLP is the Corp’s financial advisor.

 Randolph E. Farber, Nampa Attorney, is the Corporation’s General Counsel.
Robert L. Shaver, Registered Patent Attorney with the Boise firm Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, is the Corporation’s Copyright Advisor.

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