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KDKA
Image:kdkaradio.png
City of license Pittsburgh, PA
Broadcast area Pittsburgh, PA
Branding "Newsradio 1020 KDKA"
Slogan "The Voice of Pittsburgh"
First air date 1920
Frequency 1020 (kHz)
Format News/Talk
Power 50,000 watts
Class A
Facility ID 25443
Owner CBS Radio
Sister stations WDSY-FM, WTZN-FM, WZPT
Webcast Listen Live
Website www.kdkaradio.com

KDKA (1020 kHz.) is an AM radio station located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The station operates on a clear channel and is owned by CBS Radio. KDKA's studios are co-located with sister station KDKA-TV (channel 2) at the Gateway Center complex in downtown Pittsburgh, and its transmitter is located in Allison Park, Pennsylvania. Image File history File links Kdkaradio. ... In the United States (and potentially elswhere), each radio station or TV station is assigned a city of license by the Federal Communications Commission that they must serve. While this has become far less meaningful over the decades, stations are still required to post their public file somewhere within the... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Frequency (disambiguation). ... A kilohertz (kHz) is a unit of frequency equal to 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second). ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... For the Australian radio station, see ABC NewsRadio NewsRadio was an American sitcom, originally broadcast from 1995 to 1999 by NBC. The series is set in a New York City news radio station, WNYX, and starts with the arrival of a new news director, Dave Nelson (played by Dave Foley). ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ... Nominal power is a measurement of a mediumwave radio stations output used in the United States. ... For other uses, see Watt (disambiguation). ... This is a list of broadcast station classes applicable in much of North America under international agreements between the United States, Canada and Mexico. ... A facility ID is used in the United States by the Federal Communications Commission to identify broadcast TV stations. ... CBS Radio Inc. ... In broadcasting, sister stations are broadcast stations owned by the same company. ... WDSY is located in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area and broadcasts at 107. ... WTZN-FM (branded as B94) is an FM radio station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... WZPT (Star 100. ... A webcast is a live media file distributed over the Internet using streaming media technology. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Mediumwave radio transmissions (sometimes called Medium frequency or MF) are those between the frequencies of 300 kHz and 3000 kHz. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... A clear channel, in the general sense, is a communications channel (such as a radio frequency) on which only one transmitter operates at a time. ... CBS Radio Inc. ... KDKA-TV is the CBS owned and operated (O&O) television station in Pittsburgh. ... The Gateway Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a high-rise building complex with 1. ...


KDKA broadcasts a news/talk radio format. Its 50 kilowatt (or 50,000 watt) signal can be heard in large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia during the day. At night, it reaches much of the eastern half of North America. KDKA enjoys grandfathered status as one of the few remaining stations east of the Mississippi River which has call letters beginning with K. For other uses, see News (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ... A radio format or programming format describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station. ... For other uses, see Watt (disambiguation). ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Greater Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Largest metro area Charleston metro area Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... A grandfather clause is an exception that allows an old rule to continue to apply to some existing situations, when a new rule will apply to all future situations. ... For the river in Canada, see Mississippi River (Ontario). ... In radio (including television), a callsign or call sign (also call letters) is a unique designation for amateur, broadcast, and sometimes military radio use, as well as for broadcast television. ...

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History

KDKA started broadcasting on November 2, 1920 as the first commercial radio station in the United States. (The oldest non-commercial station is WWV, which began operation in May of 1920). KDKA also claims to be the first commercial radio station broadcasting on a regular schedule. That claim is complicated by the fact that radio prior to 1920 was mostly experimental and good records are not kept for all "experimental" signals of contesting stations. Further, another radio station in North America, XWA-AM in Montréal, Québec, Canada (renamed CFCF on November 4, 1920, and currently CINW), began its commercial, regular broadcast programming schedule on May 20, 1920 — nearly six months before KDKA aired its first regularly scheduled broadcast. is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... WWV Transmitter Building WWV is the callsign of NISTs shortwave radio station located in Fort Collins, Colorado. ... CINW is an English language Canadian radio station located in Montreal, Quebec. ... {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: Concordia Salus (Salvation through harmony) Ville de Montréal, Québec, Canada Location. ... During the 1960s, a terrorist group known as the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ) launched a decade of bombings, robberies and attacks on government offices. ... is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... CINW is an English language Canadian radio station located in Montreal, Quebec. ... is the 140th day of the year (141st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


KDKA's roots began with the efforts of Frank Conrad who operated KDKA's predecessor 75 watt 8XK from the Pittsburgh suburb of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania from 1916. Conrad's musical offerings proved unexpectedly popular and his operations continued until his employer, the Westinghouse Electric Company, realized the potential of this new medium and applied for an official broadcasting license. The KDKA callsign was assigned sequentially from a list maintained for the use of US-registry maritime stations, and on November 2, 1920, KDKA broadcast the US presidential election returns from a shack located on the roof of a Westinghouse building in East Pittsburgh. There is some indication that the new license had not been received by that date, and the station may have gone online with the experimental call sign of 8ZZ that night. The original broadcast was said to be heard as far away as Canada. Dr. Frank Conrad (1874-1941) was a radio broadcasting pioneer who worked as the Assistant Chief Engineer for the Westinghouse Electric Company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Pittsburgh redirects here. ... Wilkinsburg is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Westinghouse Electric Company is a nuclear reactor technology business company, providing nuclear services, power plants, nuclear fuel, and fuel handling equipment to utilities and governments in the United States, Europe, and Asia. ... is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... East Pittsburgh is a borough located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. ...


The radio station continued to broadcast from the Westinghouse building for many months. The station continued to get upgrades and increased range, and within five years received reception reports from as far away as Australia and Antarctica.


In the 1920s KDKA played popular music and in 1921 had the first broadcasts of major league professional baseball games. KDKA hosted political comedian Will Rogers in his very first radio appearance in 1922. Advertisers began sponsoring special radio programs on KDKA like The Philco Hour, The Maxwell House Hour and The Wrigley Party. William Penn Adair Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935) was a Cherokee-American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer, and actor. ... A Philco 90 cathedral style radio from 1931. ... Maxwell House is a brand of coffee. ... Wrigley can refer to several things: Wrigley, Northwest Territories Wrigley Field Wrigley Company Wrigley Building This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


In 1930s, KDKA began the long-running (1932–1980) Uncle Ed Schaughency show. They carried up-to-the-minute coverage of the St. Patrick's Day 1936 flood that buried downtown Pittsburgh under water all the way to Wood Street. KDKA also played popular big band and jazz music every morning as well as hosting the KDKA Farm Hour. From 1941 to 1959, the Farm Hour was built around farm reports along with music by Slim Bryant and his Wildcats, who eventually became the top local country music act in the Pittsburgh area. St. ...


In 1946, KDKA provided live coverage of the inauguration of David L. Lawrence as Pittsburgh Mayor as well as presidential and governors' inaugurations. By the end of the decade the musical and comedy team of "Buzz & Bill", Buzz Aston and Bill Hinds aired. David Leo Lawrence (June 18, 1889–November 21, 1966), served as the Democratic Governor of Pennsylvania from 1959 to 1963. ...


In the 1950s, Uncle Ed turned his focus to news and a creative guy named Rege Cordic found entertaining ways to wake up Pittsburgh radio listeners. The Cordic & Company morning show, featuring a team of bright and innovative people, gave birth to today's "morning team" radio format, but in an unconventional way. Cordic and his group played a bit of music, but mainly created on-air mayhem in the form of skits, recurring characters like "Louie The Garbageman" and space alien "Omicron." When Ed Schaughency did the news and read a commercial for a local bacon, a sound effect of frying usually ran as he sang the praises of the brand. One day Cordic substituted a sound effect recording of explosions. Schaughency barely kept his composure. Cordic's crew included Karl Hardman and Bob Trow, later known for portraying "Bob Dog" on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Robert Trow (born February 6, 1926, New York City- died November 2, 1998 in New Alexandria, Pennsylvania) was an American actor and craftsman. ... Mister Rogers Neighborhood or Mister Rogers is an American childrens television series that was created and hosted by Fred Rogers. ...


The 1950s saw a shift to local programming at KDKA as national radio shows were moving over to television. Art Pallan and Bob Tracey became household names on the KDKA airwaves, playing the popular music of the day. For some years, announcer Sterling Yates, also a musician, played hip, progressive jazz on a Sunday morning broadcast. On January 1, 1951, a couple named Ed and Wendy King launched Party Line, the first radio talk show. Phone lines were flooded with calls for Ed and Wendy King's "Party Line" program, for its 20-year run, which ended with Ed King's death on November 18, 1971. In 1956, a young newsman, Bill Steinbach, began his 36 year career at KDKA. Within a few years, Steinbach was anchor of the award-winning 90-to-6, Pittsburgh's popular news program. KDKA gradually embraced rock and roll music with artists like Bill Haley, the Everly Brothers, Fats Domino, Elvis Presley, in addition to popular vocalists including Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Peggy Lee. By 1960 KDKA leaned toward rock and roll. Arthur E. Pallan (May 11, 1923—January 22, 2007) was an American radio celebrity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Bill Haley, with his band, the Comets, was one of the first rock and roll acts to tour the United Kingdom. ... Don (born February 1, 1937 in Brownie, a small coal-mining town (now defunct) near Central City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky) and Phil Everly (born January 18, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois) are country-influenced rock and roll performers who had their greatest success in the 1950s. ... Antoine Dominique Fats Domino (born February 26, 1928) is a classic R&B and rock and roll singer, songwriter and pianist. ... “Elvis” redirects here. ... Sinatra redirects here. ... Pierino Ronald Como (May 18, 1912 – May 12, 2001) was an American crooner. ... Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and traditional pop singer and songwriter and Oscar-nominated performer. ...


In the 1960s, KDKA was there for the highs and lows, from the Pirates' 1960 World Series win, to the tragic assassinations of President John F. Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King, and Sen. Robert Kennedy. As rock-and-roll swept the nation, "Your Pal" Pallan played the hit songs and KDKA carried the sounds of screaming crowds as the Beatles arrived in Pittsburgh in 1964. The major exponent of rock on KDKA was disc jockey Clark Race, who also hosted a local American Bandstand-like program on KDKA-TV.Other artists heard included Four Seasons, The Vogues, Lou Christie, (the latter two Pittsburgh-bred), Beach Boys, The Hollies, Supremes, Four Tops, The Turtles, and others. After 11 years of waking Pittsburghers with laughter, Rege Cordic moved onto new opportunities in Los Angeles. In 1968, Jack Bogut was named the KDKA morning host, a position he held for 15 years. One of Bogut's most memorable contributions to KDKA was his coining of the whimsical word "Farkleberry", which is now a staple of the annual Children's Hospital campaign. Bill Mazeroskis famous game-winning home run at Forbes Field to win the 1960 World Series The 1960 World Series was played between the Pittsburgh Pirates (NL) and New York Yankees (AL). ... The Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 as part of their first tour of the United States, promoting their first hit single there, I Want To Hold Your Hand. ... Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand American Bandstand was a long-running dance music television show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989. ... KDKA-TV is the CBS owned and operated (O&O) television station in Pittsburgh. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Vogues were a singing quartet from Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania. ... Lou Christie (born Luigi Alfredo Giovanni Sacco on February 19, 1943 in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania) is an American singer-songwriter best known for a string of pop hits in the 1960s. ... The Beach Boys, originally the Beech Boys, a small team of four brothers from the south of Poland, emigrated to America in the early 1950s in search of a fortune to be made in the Arizonian logging industry. When it soon became evident they had been the victims of... Hollies redirects here. ... Reissue album cover showing The Supremes in 1966. ... The Four Tops are an American musical group, who helped define the Motown sound of the 1960s. ... The Turtles were an American pop, psychedelic and folk rock band, defined by a good-natured, joyously melancholic and occasionally cheeky sound. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...


By the early 1970s, KDKA moved to more of an adult contemporary sound mixing the rock and roll hits of the 1960s with what was then today's soft rock. Artists like America, Carpenters, Doobie Brothers, Paul Simon, Dawn, Neil Diamond, and others became core artists. The 6 to 9 am and the 4 to 7 pm slots added more news and features and music was cut to about 4 to 6 songs per hour. The station kept about 12 songs an hour during the 9 am to 4 pm daypart. In 1973, KDKA added an evening talk show from 9 pm to midnight weeknights. John Cigna became the talk show host and urged listeners to "buy American!" Meanwhile, in 1974, KDKA added overnight talk programming with Perry Marshall which was known as the "Marshall's Office". In 1975, KDKA became a talk station nearly 12 hours a day from 6 pm to 6 am weeknights when Roy Fox signed on as the 6 to 9 pm talk host. Music continued during the day with a lot of news and information mixed in. By now KDKA was considered a full service adult contemporary radio station. This article is about the American rock band. ... The Carpenters were a vocal and instrumental duo, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. ... The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band, best known for hit singles like Black Water. They were popular throughout the 1970s. ... Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist, half of the folk-singing duo Simon and Garfunkel who continues a successful solo career. ... Dawn in Peng Chau, Hong Kong. ... Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer, songwriter and sometime Actor. ...


In 1979, a newsman named Fred Honsberger joined the KDKA team and has gone onto host a successful evening talk show and now, his top-rated afternoon drive program. Also in 1979, KDKA covered the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, which was first reported by a young Harrisburg newsman named Mike Pintek. By 1982, Pintek joined the KDKA News staff and became one of KDKA's most popular talk hosts. He was fired at the end of 2005 in a programming overhaul.


On July 23, 1982, KDKA became the world's first radio station to broadcast in AM stereo. [1] KDKA's commitment to news and information remained as strong as ever. KDKA kept listeners up-to-the minute on stories like the 1986 Space Shuttle disaster, the Iran Contra hearings, the deaths of R. Budd Dwyer and Mayor Richard Caliguiri and the big oil spill on the Monongahela river. Through it all, KDKA Radio was the winner of four Joe Snyder awards for outstanding overall news service in the state of Pennsylvania, an honor bestowed by the Associated Press. Throughout the 1980s KDKA continued an information and news intensive adult contemporary music format playing 4 to 6 songs per hours at drive times and about 10 to 12 songs an hour during middays and weekends. At night the station continued its talk format. is the 204th day of the year (205th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... In the Iran-Contra Affair, United States President Ronald Reagans administration secretly sold arms to Iran, which was engaged in a bloody war with its neighbor Iraq from 1980 to 1988 (see Iran-Iraq War), and diverted the proceeds to the Contra rebels fighting to overthrow the leftist and... R. Budd Dwyer (November 21, 1939–January 22, 1987) was a Republican American politician born in St. ... Richard S. Caliguiri (October 20, 1931 – May 6, 1988) served as mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from 1978 until his death in 1988. ... The South Tenth Street Bridge over the Monongahela River in Pittsburgh in 2005 The Monongahela River in Fairmont, West Virginia in 2006 Monongahela River Scene, 1857[11] Opekiska Lock and Dam on the Monongahela River near Fairmont, West Virginia at river mile 115 The Monongahela River (pronounced , also known locally... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ...


One of KDKA's biggest changes was in the 1990s. KDKA made the decision to build upon its strengths and switch from a full-service format, which includes music, to a news/talk format. The historic moment came in April of 1992, when Larry Richert played the last song aired as a regular part of KDKA Radio programming: Don McLean's "American Pie." For many listeners, it was "the day the music died." Rush Limbaugh was added to the noon to 3 pm slot. All news blocks were added in the 6 to 9 am and the 4 to 6 pm timeslots. KDKA also offered extensive coverage of the 1991 Gulf War and the crash of USAir Flight 427 in September, 1994. Bob Logue took over the midnight to 5 AM time slot and called his program "The Undercover Club." Although he is retired, the program name still remains. For other people with similar names see Don MacLean. ... For other uses, see Limbaugh. ... For other uses, see Iraq war (disambiguation). ... US Airways Flight 427 was a flight that flew from Chicago, Illinoiss OHare International Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a final destination of West Palm Beach, Florida. ...


Westinghouse would merge with CBS at the start of 1996, so KDKA became a CBS owned-and-operated station. Viacom later bought CBS, and KDKA-AM is now part of CBS Radio. Viacom (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIAb) is an American media conglomerate with various worldwide interests in cable and satellite television networks (MTV Networks and BET), and movie production and distribution (the Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks movie studios). ... CBS Radio Inc. ...


In September, 2001, KDKA offered listeners "wall-to-wall" coverage of the attacks on America and provided the KDKA airwaves to listeners who felt the need to talk about this.


On October 1, 2006 after 52 seasons, KDKA 1020 AM broadcast its final Pirates game. The Pirates won the game over the Reds 1-0. is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On April 26, 2007, the East Pittsburgh building that was the birthplace for KDKA was torn down to make way for an industrial complex. is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Historical controversy

Although KDKA claims that it is "the pioneer broadcasting station of the world,"[2] the issue is disputed. Contenders for initial broadcasts include:

  • Charles Herrold of San Jose, California started broadcasting voices (as opposed to Morse Code) in 1909.[3] He used several different call signs over time (FN, SJN, 6XF, and 6XE), but had to shut down during World War I. After the war, he started up again as 6XF/6XE. The station received a commercial license in 1921 and became KQW. The station broadcasts today as KCBS.
  • Lee De Forest's 2XG in Highbridge, New York began daily broadcasts in 1916.[4] Like most experimental radio stations, however, it had to go off the air during World War I.
  • Harold J. Power's 1XE in Medford Hillside, Massachusetts was an experimental station that started broadcasting in 1917. It had to go off the air during World War I, but started up again after the war, and began regular voice and music broadcasts in 1919. However, the station did not receive its commercial license, becoming WGI, until 1922.[5]
  • 2XN from the City College of New York
  • 2ZK in New Rochelle, New York
  • 8MK in Detroit, Michigan (now WWJ) which has had regular scheduled broadcasts since August, 1920
  • WWV the U.S. Government time service, believed to have started 6 months before KDKA
  • XWA in Montreal, Canada (now CINW)
  • W2XQ, now WRUC, Union College, Schenectady, NY

Ironically, due to various corporate mergers over the years, KDKA is now a sister station to the other two stations with the strongest claims to be the oldest surviving commercial station--KCBS and WWJ. Despite the common ownership, WWJ and KDKA both still claim to be the world's first commercial radio station. What is not in dispute is that KDKA was issued the first "limited commercial" license for a radio station in the United States. This also makes KDKA the longest continuously-used call letters of any commercial station. Charles David Doc Herrold, (November 16, 1875 - 1948) was an American radio broadcasting pioneer. ... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... KCBS is an AM all-news radio station in San Francisco, California that is a key West Coast flagship radio station of the CBS Radio Network and Westwood One, broadcasting at 740 kHz. ... Lee De Forest, (August 26, 1873 – June 30, 1961) was an American inventor with over 300 patents to his credit. ... Winter Guard International (WGI) is an organization that holds regional competitions and world championships in the United States for indoor guard ensembles and indoor percussion ensembles. ... “City College” redirects here. ... New Rochelle City Hall New Roc City New Rochelle (French: Nouvelle-Rochelle) is a city in the southeast portion of the U.S. state of New York in Westchester County, 16 miles (26 km) from Grand Central Terminal in New York City and 2 miles north of the border with... WWJ (Newsradio 950) is Detroit, Michigans only 24-hour all-news radio station. ... Detroit redirects here. ... WWJ is the callsign of two broadcast stations in Detroit: radio station WWJ-AM (950 kHz) (Newsradio 950) TV station WWJ-TV (channel 62) (a CBS affiliate) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... WWV is the callsign of NISTs shortwave radio station located in Fort Collins, Colorado. ... CINW is an English language Canadian radio station located in Montreal, Quebec. ... This article needs cleanup. ... CINW is an English language Canadian radio station located in Montreal, Quebec. ... WRUC, 89. ... This article is about the Union College in New York. ... Schenectady is a city located in Schenectady County, New York, of which it is the county seat. ...


Programming

KDKA is the area's predominant news talk radio station. Its program lineup includes hosts such as Neal Boortz and Bill O'Reilly, as well as local hosts such as Fred Honsberger, Marty Griffin and Gary Dickson. The station carries several "total news hours" throughout the day. KDKA also has a local Tradio program on weekends, one of the largest stations in the country to offer such a service. Neal Boortz (born April 6, 1945), is a U.S. talk radio host. ... The Radio Factor is a nationally syndicated talk radio program featuring the Independent host Bill OReilly along with a mix of listener call-in and guest segments. ...


External links

References

  1. ^ KDKAradio.com, KDKA Firsts
  2. ^ http://www.kdkaradio.com/pages/15486.php
  3. ^ http://members.aol.com/jeff99500/first.html
  4. ^ http://earlyradiohistory.us/1917df.htm
  5. ^ http://www.bostonradio.org/essays/wgi.html

Melhuish, Martin. (1996). Oh What a Feeling: A Vital History of Canadian Music. Kingston, ON, Quarry Press.


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