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[Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame Class of 2014]

The Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame Class of 2014 was announced Saturday, July 26th at Radio Day By The Bay 2014 in Alameda. The 9th Radio Hall Of Fame class was introduced by Ben Fong Torres and Len Shapiro. Please meet the BARHOF Class of 2014:

  • News: Robert Lazich (KNBR) and Peter Finch (KGO)
  • Program Host: Sam Van Zandt (KBAY) and Celeste Perry (KOSF)
  • Executive: Jo Anne Wallace (KQED-FM Station Manager)
  • Specialty: Ed Cavagnaro (KCBS News Director)
  • Sports: Steve Bitker (KCBS)
  • Pioneer: Norman Davis (30 year veteran of Bay Area airwaves)
  • Engineer: Bill Ruck

These inductees join the Legendary Station for 2014: KSAN - The JIVE 95 Era

The Broadcast Legends will host the 2014 induction luncheon on Saturday, September 20th at Spengers Fresh Fish Grotto in Berkeley from 11:30 am to 2 pm. Make your reservations for the event now.

The general public is also invited to salute the great men and women of Bay Area Radio!!!

[KSAN JIVE 95 BARHOF VIDEO]

Great panel discussion from the BARHOF Induction lunch at Spenger's, June 5th. On the panel Bonnie Simmons, Richard Gossett, Dusty Street, Scoop Nisker, Terry McGovern and Norman Davis. Hosted by Ben Fong-Torres. WATCH NOW

[SOUND OF THE CITY]

Click here to hear "The Sound Of The City""The sound of the city, the sounds that are heard, in San Francisco..." These words begin the most memorable radio station jingle of all times — KSFO's signature "Sound Of The City" theme song. Hear it — and the story behind its creation — in a special extended presentation.  [CLICK HERE]

NEW! Visit our new 560/KSFO Tribute on Facebook and share your memories of The World's Greatest Radio Station! [CLICK HERE]

[voices out of the fog]

NBC Radio CityIn the early 1970s, John Schneider began the epic task of chronicling the history of radio in the San Francisco Bay Area. The museum is proud to announce that Mr. Schneider has allowed us to present his monumental account of Bay Area radio's colorful origins and development, Voices Out Of The Fog, filled with amazing stories and a treasure-trove of rare photographs. [CLICK HERE]

[MUSEUM MEMBERSHIP]

The Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame GalleryThe CHRS Bay Area Radio Museum is a non-profit corporation operated for the public's benefit. Your membership assists us in allowing more rare and memorable exhibits to be offered, provides us with resources to help restore and preserve archival recordings and photographs, and helps to pay for the bandwidth, licensing fees and operating expenses required to bring these exhibits to you via the Internet.

If you enjoy visiting the CHRS Bay Area Radio Museum & Hall of Fame in Berkeley (that's the BARHOF gallery in the inset photo), we hope you'll become a member of CHRS today to help us continue to grow! [CLICK HERE]

[WELCOME!]

Archival broadcasts, historical documents, photographs, music surveys ... trace the history of radio in the San Francisco Bay Area from its origins in the early Twentieth Century through its development into a network powerhouse in the 1930s and 1940s and a thriving source of entertainment, news and sports today. The CHRS Bay Area Radio Museum & Hall of Fame presents a rotating series of features for your enjoyment.

[THE MUSEUM]

California Historical Radio SocietyThe Bay Area Radio Museum & Hall of Fame is now a proud part of the California Historical Radio Society! Thanks to the efforts of CHRS, its members and executive team, BARM and BARHOF will continue to grow and thrive, and continue to bring the rich history of Bay Area radio to visitors from around the world.

[CARTER B. SMITH]

Carter B. SmithThe one-and-only "Prince Trapped Inside The Body of a Disc Jockey," Carter B. Smith, passed away on January 24, 2011, following a lengthy battle with a brain tumor. A native San Franciscan, Carter began his radio career in the mid-1950s, and was a listener favorite on KRE, KSFO, KNBR, Magic 61 and KABL. Carter was an avid supporter of CHRS and the radio museum, and shared his personal aircheck collection with us. [CLICK HERE]

[SPORTS Feature]

San Francisco Giants CollectionIt's a Bye-Bye Baby Bonanza! The Bay Area Radio Museum celebrates the World Series champion San Francisco Giants with a retrospective on their great radio voices, from Russ Hodges and Lon Simmons to Al Michaels, Hank Greenwald and Lindsey Nelson, through today with Jon Miller and Dave Flemming. And yes, we've even got some vintage Giants baseball on the radio from years past! [CLICK HERE]

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