1935 in radio

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The year 1935 saw a number of significant happenings in radio broadcasting history.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Programs[edit]

Stations[edit]

(undated) - WTMV, East St. Louis, Illinois, begins broadcasting on 1500 KHz with 100 W power.[4]

  • 20 April - WLEU, Erie, Pennsylvania, begins broadcasting on 1420 KHz with 250 W power (daytime) and 100 W (night).[5]
  • 1 October - KDON, Del Monte, California, begins broadcasting on 1210 KHz with 100 W power.[6]

Closings[edit]

  • 2 April - KFPM, Greenville, Texas, ends broadcast operations. The station had 15 W power, and its operator said it was "losing money every day."[7]
  • 22 September - America's Hour ends its run on network radio (CBS).[3]

Births[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ An Encyclopedia of New Zealand 1966
  2. ^ a b Cox, Jim (2008). This Day in Network Radio: A Daily Calendar of Births, Debuts, Cancellations and Other Events in Broadcasting History. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3848-8.
  3. ^ a b c d Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3.
  4. ^ "WTMV, at East St. Louis, New 100-Watter, on Air". Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "WLEU Opens at Erie". Broadcasting. May 1, 1935. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "New California Outlet". Broadcasting. October 1, 1935. Retrieved 4 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "15-Watter Gives Up". Broadcasting. April 15, 1935. Retrieved 24 October 2014.