Johnny Van and Larry Ickes (Photo)

KKIS Radio History (Pittsburg, California)

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A Brief History Of Pittsburg’s 990 AM KECC (1949-1957) KATT (1957-1958) KKIS (1958-1993) KATD (1993-Present) The Pittsburg Broadcasting Company, Inc., received a construction permit from the Federal Communications Commission to build and operate a new Pittsburg, Calif., AM station on 990 kilocycles with 1,000 watts of power (directional [Read more…]

KYA April 1968 Music Survey (Image)

Hit Music Surveys

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Listed alphabetically by call letters. For many years, stations would publish a listing of the records that made their “Fabulous 40,” “Big 30,” “Lucky 13” or even “Sensational 60” hit music survey. These surveys were usually offered for free at music shops, record stores and other places where records were sold, [Read more…]