KANSAS CITY COMMUNITY RADIO STATION CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY
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 10:00 AM. 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 HISTORY LINKS
Barbara Blake, a
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
contents Materials included here are
have been donated by individuals interested in KKFI’s history and
enthusiastic about the concept of community media and community radio.
For information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (816) 561-6288.
KKFI Website KKFI.ORG
Friends of Community Media