The following are the kind folks who have contributed to the Spokane Radio History and Spokane Radio Tower web sites.

  • Conrad Agte. Vector Broadcast.
  • Jerry Anderson
  • Tim Anderson
  • Ed Antosyn
  • Jim Bender, Montanavision Media
  • Art Blair
  • Art Blum,
  • Frosty Fowler
  • Scott Fybush,
  • Bill Glenn
  • Norm Gregory
  • Michael Hawkins
  • Bill Hoppe
  • Bob Hough
  • Jaynie Dillon Jones,
  • Thorwald Jorgenson
  • Misty Lane
  • Tom MacArthur
  • Art MacKelvie
  • Dean Martin
  • Pat Martin
  • Carl Partlow
  • Bruce Portzer
  • Paul Quam
  • Tom Read, American Pioneer Broadcasters
  • Xen Scott
  • Keith Trantow
  • Håkan Sundman
  • Steve Vaudrey
  • Stan Wiesbeck
  • Bill Wippel

Updated - 12 April 2009

If I have not included your name here, and you have contributed to the web site, please be assured that it was not on purpose and to please let me know so I include your name. If you would like me to link your website from, I would be happy to do it for you, just please let me know that as well. Bill

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Radio History Page


  • Emil Olson's station - Said to be the first station in Spokane to broadcast music
  • KFZ - Licensed by Doerr-Mitchell Company - The first licensed commericial broadcast station in Spokane
  • KOE - Licensed by the Spokane Chronicle Newspaper
  • KFDC/KFPY/KXLY - Humble beginnings to major market force
  • KHQ - 1922 to present
  • KFIO/KLYK/KSPO/KRSS/KSBN - Claims to be the oldest operating station in Spokane
  • KGA - Started in 1927
  • KREM - Started broadcasting in the late 1940's
  • KVNI - Coming Soon.
  • KZUN Opportunity - "The Voice of Spokane Valley" from 1955 to 1985.
  • KCFA and KMBI
  • KUDY etc - Coming Soon.
  • KPEG/KEZE/KCKO - Started out as an all-female station with the all announcers named Peg.
  • KLFF Mead - The short history of "Clef Radio"
  • KDNC/KXXR/KSVY - Started out on the Moran Prairie and ended up in the Spokane Valley.
  • KTWD - Spokane's first commercial FM only station and first FM Stereo station. Established in 1966 by Terry Denbrook.


  • Which station is the oldest station in Spokane? - Look here for the interesting answer