Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame

barhof_logo_140pxBARHOF was founded in 2006. Here you will find all the personalities and stations that have made Bay Area radio great. These people and stations are to be congratulated for the impact they have had on Bay Area radio. Sherwood voting ends  | Legendary KLIV


Video: CHRS Radio Dog Theatre’s live presentation of Candy Matson, Private Eye,” performed live in Alameda. The occasion was the annual Radio Day by the Bay event. Click here for the photos and video

Preserving and Honoring Radio Broadcasting in the San Francisco Bay Area

The Bay Area Radio Museum

The Bay Area Radio Museum (BARM) presents archival broadcasts, historical documents, photos, music surveys and biographies that tell the stories of Bay Area Radio. Trace the history of radio in the San Francisco Bay Area from its origins in the early 20th Century through its development into a network powerhouse in the 1930s and 1940s and a thriving source of entertainment, news and sports today.

Voting is now closed for the BARHOF Class of 2017

BARHOF members –By now you have voted for the BARHOF Class of 2017. Members were were emailed the password. The time has passed for this years vote. We will announce the inductees at Radio Day by the Bay on Sat. July 22.

BARM and BARHOF are programs of the California Historical Radio Society. Thanks to the efforts of CHRS, its members and executive team, BARM and BARHOF continue to grow and thrive, and continue to bring the rich history of Bay Area radio to visitors from around the world.

Below, Bay Area Hall of Fame Director Len Shapiro presents to CHRS President Steve Kushman the “Legend of the Year” award from the Bay Area Broadcast Legends.



New KPEN Book Now Available – Support CHRS & BARM

KPEN Book Cover“The Story Of KPEN” by Gary M. Gielow. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW. Only $23.95 including shipping. CHRS is the sole distributer of this book. 100% of funds raised are being donated to CHRS.

SUPPORT CHRS & BARM – If you enjoy visiting the CHRS Bay Area Radio Museum & Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame online, we hope you’ll BECOME A MEMBER OF CHRS TODAY to help us continue to grow. We need your support!

Please also consider a donation to assist our efforts in preserving Bay Area radio for generations to come. All contributions are tax deductible and help us to continue bringing great radio to you. PLEASE DONATE NOW!

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