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KSAN Reunion Attendees Try To Remember

26 August 2014 BARHOF 1

By Ben Fong-Torres Ten years after the Summer of Love, in 1977, KSAN-FM, “Jive 95,” produced a documentary, entitled “Suddenly Lost Summer: What Was That?” On June 4th and 5th, three events celebrated that pioneer free-form station and its induction into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame, [Read more…]

ET Project

25 August 2014 BARHOF 0

Our museum houses several hundred electrical transcriptions (also called “transcription discs”) of radio programs, now being encoded for our website for visitors to enjoy. The audio transcription disc collection of The California Historical Radio Society is being made available in encoded format. These 16″ discs represent audio history [Read more…]

Gary Gielow at KPEN (1957 Photo)

From KPEN to KOFY: James Gabbert’s Scrapbook

20 August 2014 BARHOF 0

James Gabbert, a member of the BARHOF Class of 2006 and a true Bay Area radio icon, has shared an extensive collection of newspaper articles, correspondence and advertising chronicling his extensive career in Bay Area Broadcasting. James Jeffrey Gabbert was born in Chico, Calif., in 1936. The son [Read more…]