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The year 1947 in radio involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Programs[edit]

Stations[edit]

  • (undated) February - WBPZ, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, begins broadcasting as a Mutual on 1230 KHz with 250 W of power.[4]
  • 31 March - WNBD-FM, Daytona Beach, Florida, begins broadcast operations.[5]
  • 4 April - WSVS, Crewe, Virginia, begins broadcasting on a frequency of 650 KHz.[6]
  • 5 April - WRRZ, Clinton, North Carolina, begins broadcast operations on 880 KHz. with 1 KW of power.[7]
  • 10 April - KCNA begins broadcasting in Tucson, Arizona.[8]
  • 20 April - WMLO, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, begins broadcasting on 1290 KHz with 1 Kw of power.[9]
  • 23 April - WFNS-FM, Burlington, North Carolina, begins broadcasting.[10]
  • 27 April - WFAK, Charleston, South Carolina, begins broadcasting on 730 KHz with 1 Kw of power.[11]
  • 27 April - WEEK, Peoria, Illinois, begins broadcasting on 1350 KHz with 1 Kw of power.[12]
  • 30 April - WMCK, Pittsburgh, begins broadcasting on 1360 KHz.[13]
  • 3 May - WSIC (1400 KHz, 250 W) and WSIC-FM (96.5 MHz), Statesville, North Carolina, begin broadcasting simultaneously with WSIC a Mutual affiliate and WSIC-FM duplicating the AM station's programming.[14]
  • 5 May - WRON, Ronceverte, West Virginia, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1400 KHz with 250 W of power.[15]
  • 9 May - KPBX, Beaumont, Texas, begins broadcasting on 1380 KHz.[16]
  • 12 May - KATL, Houston, Texas, begins broadcasting on 1590 KHz with 1 KW of power.[17]
  • 14 May - KULA, Honolulu, begins broadcasting as an ABC affiliate.[18]
  • 16 May - KDIX, Dickinson, North Dakota, begins broadcasting on 1230 KHz with 250 W of power.[19]
  • 18 May - WATG-FM, Ashland, Ohio, begins broadcasting on 100.7 MHz.[20]
  • 23 May - WNAM, Neenah-Menasha, Wisconsin, begins broadcasting on 1280 KHz with 1 KW power.[21]
  • 30 May - WMID, Atlantic City, New Jersey, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1340 KHz with 250 W power.[22]
  • 1 June - WJMO, Cleveland, Ohio, begins broadcasting on 1540 MHz with 1 KW of power.[23]
  • 2 June - WTMA-FM, Charleston, South Carolina, begins broadcasting on 95.1 MHz. with 1 KW of power.[24]
  • 3 June - WHPE, High Point, North Carolina, begins broadcasting on 1070 KHz with 1 KW of power.[25]
  • 7 June - WDIA, Memphis, Tennessee, begins broadcasting on 730 KHz with 250 W power.[26]
  • 8 June - WMMW, Meriden, Connecticut, begins broadcasting on 1470 KHz with 1 KW power.[27]
  • 12 June - KWSD, Mount Shasta, California, begins broadcasting on 1340 KHz with 250 W of power.[28]
  • 14 June - KVOW, Littlefield, Texas, begins broadcasting on 1490 KHz with 250 W of power.[29]
  • 15 June - KWBW-FM, Hutchinson, Kansas, begins broadcasting on 95.7 MHz, becoming the first commercial FM station in central Kansas.[30]
  • 18 June - WRTA, Altoona, Pennsylvania, begins broadcasting as an ABC affiliate on 1240 KHz with 250 W power.[31]
  • 20 June - WLCK, Lacrosse, Wisconsin, begins broadcasting on 1490 KHz with 250 W power.[32]
  • 22 June - KOOL, Phoenix, Arizona, begins broadcasting as a Mutual-Don Lee affiliate on 960 KHz with 5 KW power.[33]
  • 23 June - WJHP-FM, Jacksonville, Florida, begins broadcasting.[34]
  • 27 June - WKBC, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, begins broadcasting on 810 KHz with 1 KW power.[35]
  • 29 June - WDVA, Danville, Virginia begins broadcasting on 1250 KHz.[36]
  • 30 June - KRTH-FM, Houston, Texas, begins broadcasting on 101.1 MHz.[37]
  • 30 June - KIJV, Huron, South Dakota, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1340 KHz with 250 W power.
  • 1 July - WIRK, West Palm Beach, Florida, begins broadcasting on 1290 KHz with 1 KW power.[38]
  • 1 July - KRON-FM, San Francisco, California, begins broadcasting at 96.5 MHz.[39]
  • 1 July - WILX, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1450 KHz with 250 W power.[40]
  • 21 July - KBUR-FM, Burlington, Iowa, begins broadcasting on 92.9 MHz.[41]
  • 30 July - KOWL, Santa Monica, California, begins broadcasting on 1580 KHz with 5 KW power.[42]
  • (undated) August - WIBV, Belleville, Illinois, begins broadcasting on 1060 KHz with 250 W power.[43]
  • 1 August - WEBJ, Brewton, Alabama, begins broadcasting on 1240 KHz with 250 W power.[44]
  • 3 August - KVER, Albuquerque, New Mexico, begins broadcasting on 1490 KHz with 250 W power.[45]
  • 4 August - WIKY, Evansville, Indiana, begins broadcasting on 820 KHz with 250 W power.[46]
  • 8 August - WIMS, Michigan City, Indiana, begins broadcasting on 1420 KHz with 1 KW power.[47]
  • 10 August - KRUL, Corvallis, Oregon, begins broadcasting on 1340 KHz with 250 W.[48]
  • 10 August - WFTW, Fort Wayne, Indiana, begins broadcasting on 1090 KHz with 1 KW power.[49]
  • 11 August - KOLN, Lincoln, Nebraska, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1400 KHz with 250 W power.[50]
  • 11 August - WLOS, Asheville, North Carolina, begins broadcasting on 1380 KHz with power of 5 KW (daytime) and 1 KW (night).[51]
  • 13 August - WJPG-FM, Green Bay, Wisconsin, begins broadcasting.[52]
  • 15 August - KSEI-FM, Pocatello, Idaho, begins broadcasting on 96.5 MHz.[53]
  • 15 August - KTIL, Tillamook, Oregon, begins broadcasting on 1590 KHz with 250 W power.[54]
  • 17 August - WPDX, Clarksburg, West Virginia, begins broadcasting on 750 KHz with 1 KW power, daytime only.[55]
  • (undated) September - WTNC, Thomasville, North Carolina, begins broadcasting on 790 KHz with 1 KW power.[56]
  • 1 September - WWVA-FM, Wheeling, West Virginia, begins broadcasting on 98.7 MHz.[57]
  • 10 September - WHCC, Waynesville, North Carolina, begins broadcasting on 1400 KHz with 250 W power.[58]
  • 14 September - WRFD, Worthington, Ohio, begins broadcasting on 880 KHz with 5 KW power (daytime only).[59]
  • 14 September - KWBR-FM, San Francisco, California, is dedicated, broadcasting on 97.3 MHz.[60]
  • 14 September - KDYL-FM, Salt Lake City, Utah, begins broadcasting on 98.7 MHz.[61]
  • 19 September - KONG-FM, Alameda, California, begins broadcasting on 104.9 MHz.[62]
  • 21 September - KSLO, Opelousas, Louisiana, begins broadcasting on 1230 KHz with 250 W power.[63]
  • 29 September - WNMP, Evanston, Illinois, begins broadcasting on 1590 KHz with 1 KW power.[64]
  • 4 October - WGBA, Columbus, Georgia, begins broadcasting on 620 KHz with 1 KW power.[65]
  • 5 October - WSWN, Belle Glade, Florida, begins broadcasting on 900 KHz with 1 KW power.[66]
  • 5 October - WBYS, Canton, Illinois, begins broadcasting on 1560 KHz with 250 W power (daytime only).[67]
  • 5 October - WLAD, Danbury, Connecticut, begins broadcasting on 800 KHz with 250 W power (daytime only).[68]
  • 5 October - KSBS, Kansas City, Kansas, begins broadcasting on 105.9 MHz.[69]
  • 8 October - KUSN, San Diego, California, begins broadcasting on 1510 KHz with 5 KW daytime and 1 KW nighttime power.[70]
  • 8 October - KTXL, San Angelo, Texas, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1340 KHz with 250 W power (fulltime).[71]
  • 13 October - WBBC, Flint, Michigan, begins broadcasting on 1330 KHz with 1 KW power fulltime..[72]
  • 15 October - KYNO, Fresno, California, begins broadcasting on 1300 KHz with 1 KW power fulltime.[73]
  • 15 October - KWIL-FM, Albany, Oregon, begins broadcasting on 101.7 MHz.[74]
  • 15 October - WKPB, Knoxville, Tennessee, begins broadcasting on 93.3 MHz.[75]
  • 19 October - KGIL, San Fernando, California, begins broadcasting on 1260 KHz with 1 KW power fulltime.[76]
  • 19 October - KURV, Edinburg, Texas, begins broadcasting on 710 KHz with 250 W power (daytime only).[77]
  • 19 October - WPGH, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, begins broadcasting on 1080 KHz with 1 KW power (daytime only).[78]
  • 19 October - KOKX, Keokuk, Iowa, begins broadcasting on 1310 KHz with 250 W power (daytime only).[79]
  • 21 October - WHUC, Hudson, New York, begins broadcasting on 1230 KHz with 250 W power.[78]
  • 22 October - WJTN-FM begins broadcasting on 93.3 MHz.[80]
  • 22 October - KSFH-FM, San Francisco, California, begins broadcasting on 94.9 MHz.[81]
  • 26 October - KVFD-FM, Fort Dodge, Iowa, begins broadcasting on 102.7 MHz.[82]
  • 27 October - WMBM, Miami Beach, Florida, begins broadcasting on 800 KHz with 1 KW power.[83]
  • 28 October - WFRL, Freeport, Illinois, begins broadcasting on 1570 KHz with 1 KW power.[84]
  • 28 October - WHBF-FM,, Rock Island, Illinois, begins broadcasting on 98.9 MHz.[85]
  • 29 October - KBMT-FM, San Bernardino, California, begins broadcasting on 99.9 MHz.[86]
  • (undated) November - WKLF begins broadcasting on 980 KHz with 1 KW power.[87]
  • (undated) November - WSID, Baltimore, Maryland, begins broadcasting on 1570 KHz with 1 KW power.[88]
  • 2 November - WCEC and WCEC-FM, Rocky Mount, North Carolina, begin broadcasting -- the AM station on 810 KHz with 1 KW power (daytime only) and the FM station at 100.7 MHz.[89]
  • 3 November - KGO-FM, San Francisco, California, begins broadcasting on 106.1 MHz.[90]
  • 8 November - WGST-FM, Atlanta, Georgia, begins broadcasting on 94.1 MHz.[91]
  • 8 November - KRUS, Ruston, Louisiana, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1490 KHz with 250 W power (fulltime).[92]
  • 9 November - KLIF, Dallas, Texas, begins broadcasting on 1190 KHz with 1 KW power.[93]
  • 10 November - WLAW-FM, Lawrence, Massachusetts, begins broadcasting on 93.7 MHz.[94]
  • 10 November - WHMA-FM, Anniston, Alabama, begins broadcasting on 100.5 MHz.[95]
  • 16 November - WJPD, Ishpeming, Michigan, begins broadcasting on 1240 KHz with 250 W power (fulltime).[96]
  • 16 November - KXEL-FM, Waterloo, Iowa, begins broadcasting on 105.7 MHz.[97]
  • 16 November - KCRK, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, begins broadcasting on 96.9 MHz.[98]
  • 17 November - KVNJ-FM, Fargo, North Dakota, begins broadcasting on 92.3 MHz.[99]
  • 20 November - WJLK-FM, Asbury Park, New Jersey, begins broadcasting on 104.7 MHz.[100]
  • 26 November - WVLK, Versailles, Kentucky, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1500 KHz with 1 KW power (fulltime).[101]
  • 27 November - WBMD, Baltimore, Maryland, begins broadcasting on 750 KHz with 1 KW power (daytime only).[102]
  • 29 November - WTRF, Wheeling, West Virginia, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1290 KHz with 1 KW power.[103]
  • 29 November - WTRF-FM, Wheeling, West Virginia, begins broadcasting on Channel 236.[103]
  • (undated) December - WBOW-FM begins broadcasting on 101.1 MHz.[104]
  • 1 December - WAFM, Birmingham, Alabama, begins broadcasting on 99.5 MHz.[105]
  • 1 December - WSJS-FM, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, begins broadcasting on 104.1 MHz.[106]
  • 2 December - KREL, Goose Creek, Texas, begins broadcasting on 1360 KHz with 1 KW power (fulltime).[107]
  • 3 December - KSET, El Paso, Texas, begins broadcasting on 1340 KHz at 250 W (fulltime).[108]
  • 5 December - WHOO, Orlando, Florida, begins broadcasting as an ABC affiliate on 990 KHz with 10 Kw power (daytime only).[109]
  • 5 December - WTTH, Port Huron, Michigan, begins broadcasting on 1360 KHz with 1 KW power (daytime only).[110]
  • 5 December - WTTH-FM, Port Huron, Michigan, begins broadcasting on 99.1 MHz.[110]
  • 7 December - WSKI, Montpelier, Vermont, begins broadcasting on 1240 KHz with 250 W power.[111]
  • 7 December - KFRM, Concordia, Kansas, begins broadcasting on 550 KHz with 5 KW power. All of its programming originated in the studios of KMBC, Kansas City, Missouri -- the first arrangement of its kind to be licensed by the Federal Communications Commission.[112]
  • 7 December - WHVA-FM, Poughkeepsie, New York, begins broadcasting on 104.7 MHz.[113]
  • 7 December - WLEC, Sandusky, Ohio, begins broadcasting on 1450 KHz with 250 W power (fulltime).[114]
  • 12 December - KXAR, Hope, Arkansas, begins broadcasting as a Mutual affiliate on 1490 KHz with 250 W power.[115]
  • 14 December - WCAV, Norfolk, Virginia, begins broadcasting on 860 KHz with 1 KW power (daytime).[116]
  • 17 December - KVON, Napa, California, begins broadcasting on 1440 KHz with 500 W power (fulltime).[117]
  • 20 December - KCRG, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, begins broadcasting on 1600 KHz with 5 KW power.[118]
  • 21 December - WSGN-FM, Birmingham, Alabama, begins broadcasting on 93.7 MHz.[119]
  • 21 December - WHBS-FM, Huntsville, Alabama, begins broadcasting on 95.1 MHz.[119]
  • 25 December - KURV-FM, Edinburg, Texas, begins broadcasting on 104.9 MHz with 1 KW effective radiated power.[120]
  • 29 December - WKAT-FM, Miami Beach, Florida, begins broadcasting on 93.1 MHz.[121]
  • 31 December - WOPT-FM, Oswego, New York, begins broadcasting on 104.7 MHz.[122]

Closings[edit]

Births[edit]


References[edit]

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  4. ^ "WBPZ Lock Haven, Pa. Staff Now Complete" (PDF). Broadcasting. 21 June 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "WNBD, Daytona Beach FM Station, Takes the Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 7 April 1947. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Virginia Notables Hail WSVS at Dedication" (PDF). Broadcasting. 14 April 1947. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "WRRZ Takes Air as 1 kw Outlet at Clinton, N.C." (PDF). Broadcasting. 21 April 1947. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "KCNA Makes Bow" (PDF). Broadcasting. 21 April 1947. Retrieved 26 September 2014. 
  9. ^ "WMLO Inaugural" (PDF). Broadcasting. 5 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  10. ^ "WFNS-FM Takes Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 5 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  11. ^ "WFAK Charleston, S.C. Starts on 1 KW, 730 KC" (PDF). Broadcasting. 5 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  12. ^ "WEEK Peoria, Ill. Begins Broadcasting on 1350 kc" (PDF). Broadcasting. 5 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  13. ^ "WMCK on Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 12 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  14. ^ "WSIC and FM Adjunct Start Simultaneously" (PDF). Broadcasting. 19 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  15. ^ "Feature of the Week" (PDF). Broadcasting. 12 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  16. ^ "Beaumont, Tex., Daytime Station, KPBX, Launched" (PDF). Broadcasting. 26 May 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  17. ^ "KATL Starts" (PDF). Broadcasting. 26 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  18. ^ "KULA Debuts" (PDF). Broadcasting. 19 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  19. ^ "KDIX on Air May 16 With 250 w on 1230 kc" (PDF). Broadcasting. 19 May 1947. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  20. ^ "Feature of the Week" (PDF). Broadcasting. 7 July 1947. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 
  21. ^ "New WNAM Goes on Air As 1-kw Daytime Outlet" (PDF). Broadcasting. 9 June 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  22. ^ "WMID Atlantic City on Air Last Friday" (PDF). Broadcasting. 2 June 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  23. ^ "WJMO in Cleveland Started Yesterday" (PDF). Broadcasting. 1 June 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  24. ^ "WTMA Launches Its FM Affiliate at Charleston" (PDF). Broadcasting. 16 June 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  25. ^ "WHPE High Point, N.C. Takes Air on 1070 kc" (PDF). Broadcasting. 9 June 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  26. ^ "WDIA, Sixth Memphis Station, Is Launched" (PDF). Broadcasting. 16 June 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  27. ^ "WMMW Meriden, Conn. Makes Official Debut" (PDF). Broadcasting. 30 June 1947. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  28. ^ "KWSD Mt. Shasta, Calif. Now on Air With 250 w" (PDF). Broadcasting. 23 June 1947. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 
  29. ^ "WDVA, Danville, Va., Commences Operation" (PDF). Broadcasting. 30 June 1947. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  30. ^ "KWBW-FM Makes Debut" (PDF). Broadcasting. 16 June 1947. Retrieved 28 September 2014. 
  31. ^ "WRTA, New ABC Affiliate Underway in Altoona, Pa." (PDF). Broadcasting. 30 June 1947. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  32. ^ "New WLCX at La Crosse Becomes ABC Affiliate" (PDF). Broadcasting. 14 July 1947. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  33. ^ "KOOL Phoenix Is Now MBS-Don Lee Outlet" (PDF). Broadcasting. 14 July 1947. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  34. ^ "WJHP-FM Takes the Air In Jacksonville, Floriad" (PDF). Broadcasting. 30 June 1947. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  35. ^ "WKBC Begins Operation in North Wilkesboro, N.C." (PDF). Broadcasting. 14 July 1947. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  36. ^ "WDVA, Danville, Va., Commences Operation" (PDF). Broadcasting. 30 June 1947. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  37. ^ "KRTH-FM Houston Takes Air on 8-Hour Schedule" (PDF). Broadcasting. 7 July 1947. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  38. ^ "WIRK on Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 7 July 1947. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 
  39. ^ "San Francisco Chronicle Launches Its FM Outlet" (PDF). Broadcasting. 7 July 1947. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  40. ^ "New N. Carolina Outlet, WILX (1450 kc), Starts" (PDF). Broadcasting. 14 July 1947. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  41. ^ "KBUR-FM Burlington on 11-Hour Schedule" (PDF). Broadcasting. 4 August 1947. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  42. ^ "KOWL Goes on Air, Is Owned by Croghan" (PDF). Broadcasting. 11 August 1947. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  43. ^ "WIBV at Belleville, Ill., Takes Air as Daytimer" (PDF). Broadcasting. 4 August 1947. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  44. ^ "WEBJ (250 w, 1240 kc) Takes Air in Alabama" (PDF). Broadcasting. 4 August 1947. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  45. ^ "KVER Holds Formal Opening Ceremonies" (PDF). Broadcasting. 4 August 1947. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  46. ^ "250-W Independent Opens in Evansville" (PDF). Broadcasting. 4 August 1947. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  47. ^ "I-kw Daytimer Launched At Michigan City, Ind." (PDF). Broadcasting. 18 August 1947. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  48. ^ "KRUL Corvallis, Ore., Takes Air on 1340 kc" (PDF). Broadcasting. 11 August 1947. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  49. ^ "Staff of New Ft. Wayne 1-kw Station Announced" (PDF). Broadcasting. 13 October 1947. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  50. ^ "KOLN Makes Debut" (PDF). Broadcasting. 11 August 1947. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  51. ^ "WLOS Gets Underway as Fulltime Outlet" (PDF). Broadcasting. 25 August 1947. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  52. ^ "WJPG-FM Opening Gets Coverage in Local Press" (PDF). Broadcasting. 18 August 1947. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  53. ^ "KSEI Now Using 5 kw" (PDF). Broadcasting. 18 August 1947. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  54. ^ "KTIL in Tillamook, Ore. Launched as Independent" (PDF). Broadcasting. 1 September 1947. Retrieved 7 October 2014. 
  55. ^ "WPDX Is on the Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 25 August 1947. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  56. ^ "WTNC Begins Operation In Thomasville, N.C." (PDF). Broadcasting. 20 October 1947. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 
  57. ^ "WWVA-FM Opens" (PDF). Broadcasting. 8 September 1947. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  58. ^ "Sen. Clyde Hoey Speaks At WHCC Formal Opening" (PDF). Broadcasting. 22 September 1947. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  59. ^ "Rural Ohio Station, WRFD, Now on Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 15 September 1947. Retrieved 8 October 2014. 
  60. ^ "Warner Bros.' KWBR-FM (97.3 mc) Is Dedicated" (PDF). Broadcasting. 22 September 1947. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  61. ^ "KDYL-FM Begins" (PDF). Broadcasting. 22 September 1947. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  62. ^ "KONG-FM on Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 6 October 1947. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  63. ^ "KPLO Starts Operation; First Opelousas Outlet" (PDF). Broadcasting. 22 September 1947. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 
  64. ^ "WNMP Started" (PDF). Broadcasting. 6 October 1947. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  65. ^ "New Georgia AM Outlet Opens With FM Pickup" (PDF). Broadcasting. 13 October 1947. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  66. ^ "WSWN Belle Glade, Fla. On Air as 1-kw Daytimer" (PDF). Broadcasting. 13 October 1947. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  67. ^ "3,500 Attend Opening Of WBYS Canton, Ill." (PDF). Broadcasting. 13 October 1947. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 
  68. ^ "WLAD at Danbury, Conn., 250-w Daytimer, Starts" (PDF). Broadcasting. 27 October 1947. Retrieved 17 October 2014. 
  69. ^ "New Kansas City, Kan., FM Outlet Names Staff" (PDF). Broadcasting. 27 October 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  70. ^ "KUSN, Independent, Begins at San Diego" (PDF). Broadcasting. 13 October 1947. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  71. ^ "KTXL San Angelo, Tex. On Air With 250 Watts" (PDF). Broadcasting. 17 November 1947. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  72. ^ "WBBC at Flint Begins Operations on 1 KW" (PDF). Broadcasting. 27 October 1947. Retrieved 16 October 2014. 
  73. ^ "KYNO to Be Launched on Oct. 15 at Fresno" (PDF). Broadcasting. 13 October 1947. Retrieved 13 October 2014. 
  74. ^ "KWIL-FM Albany, Oregon Commences Broadcasting" (PDF). Broadcasting. 27 October 1947. Retrieved 17 October 2014. 
  75. ^ "FM Outlet of 'Knoxville Journal' Takes the Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 27 October 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  76. ^ "KGIL, San Fernando 1-KW Outlet, Starts" (PDF). Broadcasting. 20 October 1947. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 
  77. ^ "KURV Gets Underway in Edinburg, Texas" (PDF). Broadcasting. 17 October 1947. Retrieved 17 October 2014. 
  78. ^ a b "3 Stations Represented By M & S Take the Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 27 October 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  79. ^ "250-w KOKX Starts; Adkisson Is Manager" (PDF). Broadcasting. 27 October 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  80. ^ "WJTN-FM Makes Debut" (PDF). Broadcasting. 3 November 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  81. ^ "KSFH (FM) Started" (PDF). Broadcasting. 3 November 1947. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  82. ^ "KVFD-FM Launched" (PDF). Broadcasting. 3 November 1947. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  83. ^ "WMBM in Miami Beach On Air With 1 kw Power" (PDF). Broadcasting. 10 November 1947. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  84. ^ "WFRL in Freeport Begins Operations on 1570 kc" (PDF). Broadcasting. 10 November 1947. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  85. ^ "WHBF-FM Commences" (PDF). Broadcasting. 10 November 1947. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  86. ^ "KBMT(FM) Takes the Air in San Bernardino, Calif." (PDF). Broadcasting. 17 November 1947. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  87. ^ "New WKLF Clanton Is Now In Operation" (PDF). Broadcasting. 17 November 1947. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  88. ^ "WSID, New Baltimore Daytimer, Now on Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 24 November 1947. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  89. ^ "WCEC, WCEC-FM Start" (PDF). Broadcasting. 10 November 1947. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  90. ^ "KGO-FM San Francisco Planning to Start Today" (PDF). Broadcasting. 3 November 1947. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  91. ^ "WGST-FM Programs Start on 941 mc, Channel 231" (PDF). Broadcasting. 10 November 1947. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  92. ^ "KRUS Ruston, La., Goes On Air as MBS Affiliate" (PDF). Broadcasting. 24 November 1947. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  93. ^ "KLIF Gets the Bird" (PDF). Broadcasting. 11 November 1947. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  94. ^ "WLAW-FM Takes the Air On 93.7 mc at Lawrence" (PDF). Broadcasting. 17 November 1947. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  95. ^ "WHMA-FM Launched" (PDF). Broadcasting. 24 November 1947. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  96. ^ "Ishpeming Station, WJPD, Starts on 250 w Fulltime" (PDF). Broadcasting. 17 November 1947. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 
  97. ^ "KXEL-FM Starts" (PDF). Broadcasting. 24 November 1947. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  98. ^ "KCRK, Gazette Co. FM Station, on Air" (PDF). Broadcasting. 1 December 1947. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  99. ^ "KVNJ (FM) in Fargo, N.D. Is on 3-9 p.m. Schedule" (PDF). Broadcasting. 8 December 1947. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  100. ^ "WJLK (FM) Asbury Park Takes to Air With 1 kw" (PDF). Broadcasting. 1 December 1947. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  101. ^ "(photo caption)" (PDF). Broadcasting. 12 January 1948. Retrieved 31 October 2014. 
  102. ^ "WBMD Baltimore Opens Nov. 27, 1 kw Daytime" (PDF). Broadcasting. 10 November 1947. Retrieved 21 October 2014. 
  103. ^ a b "WTRF, WTRF-FM Start at Wheeling, W. Va." (PDF). Broadcasting. 8 December 1947. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  104. ^ "WBOW-FM Is Operating 12 Noon to 9 p.m. Daily" (PDF). Broadcasting. 29 December 1947. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  105. ^ "WAFM Birmingham, Ala. Begins Operation Today" (PDF). Broadcasting. 1 December 1947. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  106. ^ "WSJS-FM Winston-Salem Is Launched on 104.1 Mc" (PDF). Broadcasting. 8 December 1947. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  107. ^ "KREL Goose Creek, Tex, Started as 1-kw Outlet" (PDF). Broadcasting. 15 December 1947. Retrieved 27 October 2014. 
  108. ^ "KSET, 250 w on 1340 kc, Starts at El Paso, Tex." (PDF). Broadcasting. 8 December 1947. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  109. ^ "WHOO Orlando, Fla. Launched on 990 kc" (PDF). Broadcasting. 22 December 1947. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  110. ^ a b "Staff of WTTH WTTH-FM At Port Huron Announced" (PDF). Broadcasting. 22 December 1947. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 
  111. ^ "Vermont Governor Helps Debut WSKI Montpelier" (PDF). Broadcasting. 15 December 1947. Retrieved 27 October 2014. 
  112. ^ "Something New in Radio" (PDF). Broadcasting. 15 December 1947. Retrieved 27 October 2014. 
  113. ^ "WHVA (FM) Takes Air in Poughkeepsie, N.Y." (PDF). Broadcasting. 22 December 1947. Retrieved 27 October 2014. 
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