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Radio Museum Website Update

6 June 2018 BARHOF 0

A quick update from your friendly Bay Area Radio Museum and Hall of Fame website development team: We are migrating the website to a new server, which involves packing up and carrying thousands upon thousands of items — images and audio files — from the old server to [Read more…]

Andy Is Saving Our Radio History

27 August 2017 BARHOF 4

NEW AUDIO POSTED! Volunteer Andrew Welburn has finished digitizing hundreds of hours of newly-discovered Bay Area radio programming. Soon we will add many of these shows to this site under the station categories, along with dates and information about their airing. Most of these rare audio archives have [Read more…]

Radio Day by the Bay 2017 Live in Alameda

14 May 2017 BARHOF 2

Radio Day By The Bay — A Big Success!!! See all the photos and videos of this event by clicking the link below. It was our annual radio flea market, auction, and your chance to see CHRS museum under construction at our headquarters, 2152 Central Ave, “Radio Central.” Our auction, [Read more…]

Help CHRS Fund “KSAN Jive 95: The Movie”

28 October 2015 BARHOF 1

Our CHRS Radio Dog Production, “KSAN Jive 95: The Movie,” continues in production. But making a feature length documentary is costly. We are seeking to raise $150,000. The KSAN Jive 95 story is important for CHRS to tell and immortalize in film. KSAN during the period from 1968-1980 was pivotal in the [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…]

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…]