KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY RADIO STATION CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY
KKFI started broadcasting
as a 100,000-watt FM station on 90.1 on the FM dial in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, February 28th 1988 at about .KKFI observes its anniversary every year with many events.
purpose is to celebrate the work hundreds of volunteers and contributions of
thousands of listeners who have kept KKFI going through the years.The site chronicles some of the history,
facts, and, interesting anecdotes about the struggle to get the community radio
station going and keep it on the air.
On this site
there are newsletters, program guides, photos, posters, video clips of the
first day of broadcast and anniversaries, and audio MP3s of material
broadcast on KKFI.
First day on the air
with Tom Crane and Tish Hinton
Founders Gil Werner, Tish Hinton, with Mayor Berkeley, Al
Mullen, and Barbara Crist on KKFI’s first day on the air!
Wendy Neutzler records a show on reel-to-reel tape in 1988
from KKFI’s first underground studio in a basement in Kansas City’s Westport
area.After recording the tape was
taken to the transmitter site for replay on the air on a reel-to-reel tape
This web page is now active at this site, KKFISTORY.ORG.The site is an archive of materials collected
on the radio station and KKFI, the Mid-Coast Radio Project, Inc., and Friends
of Community Media, Inc. are not responsible for its contentsMaterials included here are have been
donated by individuals interested in KKFI’s history and enthusiastic about
the concept of community media and community radio.