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SELECTED 1927-28 RADIO PROGRAM SCHEDULES
FROM SAN FRANCISCO RADIO HISTORY

These schedules of radio programs are taken from the radio columns of San Francisco newspapers for the dates shown.


 

January 27, 1927

STATION PROGRAM SCHEDULES

 

(NOTE: Most stations are silent for DX Period, 7:30 – 8:00 PM)

KPO San Francisco, 428 m (700 kc)
6:45, 7:15 and 7:45 AM – Daily Health Drill
(Silent 7:45 – 10:30)
10:30 AM -Town Cryer
10:45 AM – Cooking Hints
(silent 11:00 – 11:55)
12:00 Noon -Time Signals, weather forecast and market reports
(silent 12:10 – 1:00)
1:00 – 2:00 PM -Rudy Seiger’s Fairmont Hotel Orchestra
(silent 2:00 – 3:30)
3:30 – 5:30 PM – Cy Trobbe’s Orchestra
5:30 – 6:15 PM – Children’s Hour
6:15 – 6:30 PM – Town Cryer
6:30 – 7:00 PM – Lind’s Orchestra
7:00 – 7:30 PM – Rudy Seiger’s Fairmont Hotel Orchestra
(silent 7:30 – 8:00)
8:00 – 9:00 PM – San Francisco Male Quartet: “Rigoletto”
9:00 – 10:00 PM – Army Band
10:00 – 12:00 PM – Dance Music

KGO Oakland, 361 m (830 kc)
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM – Luncheon Concert
(silent 1:00 – 1:30)
1:30 PM – Weather and stock reports
(silent 1:35 – 5:00)
5:00 and 6:00 PM – George W. Ludlow, friend to boys
6:00 – 6:55 PM – Bem’s Orchestra
6:55 PM – News, weather and stock reports
(silent 7:00 – 8:00)
8:00 – 9:30 PM – Aahmes Temple Shrine Band, from Hotel Leamington
9:30 – 12:00 PM – Dance Music

KFRC, San Francisco, 268 m (1120 kc)
10:00 – 11:00 AM – Sherman Clay concert
11:00 – 11:20 AM – Doings of Dorothy
12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM – Studio program, concert orchestra
(silent 2:00 – 4:00)
4:00 – 5:30 PM – Mark Hopkins Hotel concert orchestra
5:30 – 6:30 PM – Mac and his Gang
6:30 PM – Stage and screen and police reports
6:30 – 7:30 PM – Studio program
(silent 7:30 – 8:00)
8:00 – 9:00PM – Musical Program
9:00 – 10:00 PM – Oregon (sic) recital
10:00 – 12:00 PM – Mark Hopkins Hotel dance orchestra

KTAB, Oakland, 303 m (990 kc)
8:45 – 9:15 AM – Prayer Service
9:15 – 9:45 AM – Shopping Service
(silent 9:45 – 5:00)
5:00 – 6:00 PM – Children’s Hour
6:30 – 7:00 PM – Twilight Hour
7:00 – 7:30 PM – Shopping Hour

KRE, Berkeley, 256 m (1170 kc – shared)
11:15 AM – Physical Exercises for Women
5:30 PM – Current News
8:00 – 10:00 PM – Musical Program

KFUS, Oakland, 256 m (1170 kc – shared)
3:00 – 4:00 PM – Sacred varied program

KFWI, San Francisco, 250 m (1200 kc)
1:00 – 2:00 PM – Studio Program
6:00 – 7:30 PM – Dance Music
8:00 – 10:00 PM – Musical Program: S.F. Police Dept. promotes Policeman’s Ball

KFWM, Oakland, 316 m (950 kc)
2:00 – 8:00 PM – Musical Program
8:00 – 10:00 PM – Studio Program

KJBS, San Francisco, 220 m (1360 kc)
9:00 – 11:30 AM – Instrumental and vocal program
2:00 – 4:00 PM – Instrumental and vocal program

KGTT, San Francisco, 207 m (1450 kc)
12:30 PM – Scripture reading

KLX, Oakland, 508 m (590 kc)
7:00 – 7:30 PM – News broadcast

KYA, San Francisco, 400 m (750 kc)
12:30 – 2:00 PM – Concert
6:30 – 7:30 PM – Concert
10:00 – 11:00 PM – Dance Music

KQW, San Jose, 333 m (900 kc)
6:15 – 7:25 PM – Farm, weather, market and news reports
7:25 – 8:00 PM – Farm topics

KUO, San Francisco, 690 m (435 kc)
8:45 AM; 10:00 AM; 12:30 PM; 3:00 PM; 4:00 PM; 6:30 PM Weekdays,
6:45 AM; 4:00 PM Sundays: Marine pilot service; weather and ship reports.


 

STATION PROGRAM SCHEDULES

TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1928

 

KPO San Francisco 422.3 m
6:45 to 8:00 AM – Morning Health Exercises: Hugh Barrett Dobbs with Wm. H. Hancock on the Piano
8:00 to 9:00 AM – The Sperry Flour Happy Hour, with Hugh Barrett Dobbs and William H. Hancock
10:00 to 10:30 AM – Ann Warner, Domestic Economist
10:30 to 10:45 AM – Ye Towne Cryer
11:30 to 1:00 PM – Kane’s Hawaiians
12:00 Noon – Time Signals, Scripture Reading, Weather Forecast
1:15 PM – Stock Market Quotes
1:00 to 2:00 PM – KPO Concert Orchestra, Directed by George von Hagel
4:00 to 5:00 PM – KPO Concert Orchestra
5:00 to 6:00 PM – Children’s Hour, Big Brother
6:00 to 6:30 PM – Ye Towne Cryer
6:30 to 7:00 – Notre Dame University Glee Club, from Palace Hotel
7:00 PM – Organ Recital
7:30 to 8:00 PM – DX Period
8:00 to 8:30 – NBC program: Eveready Hour
8:30 to 9:00 PM – Bridge Lesson # 10 on NBC Pacific Coast Network
9:00 to 10:00 PM – Program by Gypsy and Marts, Neapolitan Quartet and the Russian Gypsy Trio.
10:00 to 12:00 Midnight – KPO Dance Orchestra

KFRC San Francisco, 454.3 m
7:00 to 8:00 AM – Seal Rock Program
8:00 to 9:00 AM – Features
10:00 to 11:00 AM – Concert
11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon – Features
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM – Luncheon Program
4:30 to 5:30 PM – Organ Recital
5:30 PM – Mac and his Gang
6:30 PM – Cecilian Trio, Talk
7:00 to 7:30 PM – The Cecilians
8:00 to 9:00 PM – Concert Program
9:00 to 10:00 PM – Concert Program
10:00 to 12:00 PM – Dance Orchestra Program

KYA San Francisco, 309.1 m
11:00 AM – Air Circus
12:00 Noon – Tuesday Noon Club
2:00 PM – Features
5:30 PM – Cryer
7:00 to 7:30 PM – Studio Program
8:00 to 10:00 PM – Theatre Program
10:00 to 11:00 PM – Paul Kell’s Dance Orchestra
11:00 PM – Theatre Star Program

KFWI San Francisco, 267.7 m
7:00 to 8:00 AM – Health Exercises
8:20 to 10:25 AM – Breakfast Hour Program
10:27 AM – Weather
12:00 to 1:00 PM – Concert
5:00 to 6:00 PM – Features
6:00 to 7:00 PM – Dinner Concert
7:00 PM – Sports
8:00 to 10:00 PM – Spanish Program, Features
10:00 to 11:00 PM – Harold Reed, Entertainer.

KJBS San Francisco, 220.4 m
9:00 to 12:00 Noon – Vocal & Instrumental
1:30 to 7:30 PM – Vocal & Instrumental
8:00 to 9:00 PM – Sheridan Williams Program
9:00 to 11:00 PM – Coca Nuts Meeting

KGTT San Francisco 206.8 m
12:30 to 1:00 PM – Daily Scriptures
8:00 to 10:00 PM – Studio Program

KGO Oakland 384.4 m
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM – Luncheon Concert
1:00 PM – Stocks and Weather
6:00 PM – Dinner Concert
6:55 PM – News Weather, etc.
8:00 PM – NBC Program
8:30 PM – Bridge Game
9:00 to 10:00 PM – NBC Pacific Coast Network Program
10:00 PM – NBC Network Program

KTAB Oakland 280.2 m
6:45 AM – Good Cheer Hour
8:30 AM – Hour of Prayer
9:00 to 10:00 AM – Shopping Hour
9:45 to 10:00 AM – Diet and Health
10:30 AM – Special Program
11:30 AM – Concert
4:00 to 5:00 PM – Uncle Charley
6:45 PM – Features
8:00 to 9:00 PM – Mills College
9:00 to 10:00 PM – The Arcadians

KLX Oakland 508.2 m
10:00 AM – Features
11:30 AM – Luncheon Program
5:30 PM – Children’s Hour
7:00 to 7:30 PM – News Broadcast
8:00 to 10:00 PM – Dance Program

KRE Berkeley 256.3 m
12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM – Concert
8:00 to 9:00 PM – Address

KZM Oakland 245.8 m
6:30 TO 7:30 PM – Concert

KFWM Oakland 236.1 m
12:30 to 1:30 PM – Concert
2:00 to 3:00 PM – Concert
6:00 to 7:00 PM – Concert
8:00 to 10:00 PM – Musical Studio Features

KQW San Jose 296.9 m
5:00 PM – Children’s Hour
6:00 to 7:00 PM – Farm Features
6:30 to 7:00 PM – Farmers Exchange
8:00 PM – Musical Hour

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