Tom Donahue (Photo)

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…]

Ted Wygant (2009 Photo)

Ted Wygant (1933-2018)

10 April 2018 BARHOF 0

Via Facebook and Ronn Owens, we receive the news that Ted Wygant, longtime news anchor of KGO (810 AM) with Jim Dunbar, has passed away. He was 85 years old. Ted was elected to the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame in 2009, and had been living in [Read more…]

CHRS Surplus Radios (Photo)

CHRS Spring Cleaning Sale Postponed

22 March 2018 BARHOF 0

A quick update: the big Spring Cleaning Sale at Radio Central, scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed until Saturday, March 31, at Radio Central, the home of CHRS and the Bay Area Radio Museum in Alameda. Meanwhile, we’re still looking for volunteers for this Saturday (March 24) [Read more…]

Ed McLaughlin (Photo)

Radio Icon Ed McLaughlin Dies

21 January 2018 BARHOF 0

San Francisco born-and-bred Ed McLaughlin, who rose from a part-time program host to become one of the titans of broadcasting, died on January 18, 2018. He was 91 years old. Mr. McLaughlin joined the Army fresh out of high school in 1943 near the end of World War II, then was [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…]