United States Department of Commerce

Bureau of Navigation, Radio Division

DOC License files of active FCC stations as of 1954

Accession # 54-A-145 - Box 56 of 63

1998 James P. Snyder - all rights reserved. No portion of this document may be used in any form whatsoever without prior written permission of the author.

Last updated 980610WE.

Compiled at the Washington National Records Center, National Archives and Records Administration, Suitland, Maryland during February and March, 1996.

Folder call Last Lic. call Last DOC # Last Licensee Owner (if different) Last City of License First Lic. Date First Lic. call First DOC# First Licensee First owner First City of License Comments
KGDE KDGE 2044 Jaren Drug Company
"Barrett, MN" 10/20/26

KGDM KGDM 2078 Victor G. Kaping & E.F. Peffer
"Stockton, CA" 11/13/26

KGDY KGDY 3023 J. Albert Loesch
"Oldham, SD" 12/18/26

KGEK KGEK 3054 Beehler Electrical Equipment Company
"Yuma, CO" 2/3/27

KGER KGER 3063 C. Merwin Dobyns
"Long Beach, CA" 2/7/27

Requested call KDOB; transfer of license from KGB Tacoma to KDOB Long Beach
KGEZ KGEZ 3091 Flathead Broadcasting Association
"Kalispell, Montana" 1/26/27

KGFF KGFF 3088 Earl E. Hampshire
"Alva, Oklahoma" 1/25/27

"Los Angeles, CA" 2/5/27

KGFL KGFL 4022 Trinidad Broadcasting Company N.L. Cotter "Trinidad, Colorado" 2/16/27

KGNC KGRS 991 Gish Radio Service
"Amarillo, TX" 12/28/22 WQAC same
same same deleted/lic. exp. 11/28/25; call change requested after resumption: 11/13/26
KGO KGO 1307 General Electric Company
"Oakland, California" 1/22/24

KGU KGU ****> NOT AN DOC/FRC FILE! All records are FCC: 1934-1938
"Honolulu, Hawaii" not applicable

KGW KGW 353 The Oregonian Publishing Company
"Portland, Oregon" 3/21/22

KGY KGY 585 St. Martin's College
"Lacey, Washington" 3/30/22

KHJ KHJ 927 The Times Mirror Company
"Los Angeles, CA" 2/10/23 KFAF 339
C.R. Kierulff & Company "Los Angeles, California" see below for first KHJ license details contained in the same folder

KFAF 339 C.R. Kierulff & Company
"Los Angeles, CA" 3/18/22

Last #339 license expired 11/28/22
KHQ KHQ 307 "Louis Wasmer, Inc."
"Spokane, Washington" 2/28/22 same same
same "Seattle, Washington" xSeattle 10/2/25 license
KIDO KFAU 553 Independent School District of Boise City
"Boise, Idaho" 7/18/22 KFAU same
same same
KIRO KPCB 3076 Pacific Coast Biscuit Company
"Seattle, Washington" 1/17/27

KIT KFEC 865 Meier Frank & Company
"Porland, Oregon" 10/3/22

KJBS KJBS 1609 Julius Brunton & Sons Company
"San Francisco, CA" 1/3/25 KFUQ

xKFUQ 3/27/25
KLO KFUR 1611 Peery Building Company
"Ogden, Utah" 1/5/25 KFUR same
H.W. Peery & C Redfield same xH.W. Peery & C Redfield 1/22/25
KLRA WLBN 3027 William Evert Hiler
"Portable-Chicago, IL" no license issued

KJR KOMO 3052 Fisher's Blend Station Incorporated
"Seattle, Washington" 12/30/26 KOMO

note on license notes call change to KJR dated 4-18-44

KLUF KFLX 1267 George Roy Clough
"Galveston, Texas" 12/28/23

KLX KLX 695 Tribune Publishing Company The Oakland Tribune "Oakland, California" 5/3/22

KLZ KLZ 316 "The Reynolds Radio Company, Inc."
"Denver, Colorado" 3/10/22

KMA KMA 1826 May Seed & Nursery Company
"Shenandoah, Iowa" 8/12/25

KMAC KGCI 1995 Liberto Radio Sales
"San Antonio, Texas" 8/23/26 KGCI same
International Radio Company

KMED KMED 3049 W.J.Virgin
"Medford, Oregon" 12/29/26

KMBC KLDS 1184 Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
"Independence, MO" 7/3/23 KFIX same
same same xKFIX 1/14/25; see below for station WPE file included in folder

WPE 607 Central Radio Company
"Kansas City, MO" 1/5/22 WPE same
same same last license expired 4/5/23
KMJ KMJ 563 Fresno Bee
"Fresno, California" 3/23/22 KMJ same
San Joaquin Light & Power Company
xSan Joaquin Light & Power Company 2/22/25
KMMJ KMMJ 1973 The M.M. Johnson Company
"Clay Center, Nebraska" 8/19/26

KMO KMO 587 KMO Inc.
"Tacoma, Washington" 3/30/22 KMO

Love Power Company
xLove Power Company 9/15/26

NOT A DOC/FRC FILE! FCC only: 1949-52
"Modesto, California"

KMOX KMOX 2050 "Voice of St. Louis, Inc."
"Kirkwood, Missouri" 10/23/26

KNOW KGDR 3001 Radio Engineers
"San Antonio, Texas" 12/7/26

KMPC KRLO 4027 Freeman Lang & A.B. Scott
"Los Angeles, CA" 2/19/27

KMTR KMTR 1387 KMTR Radio Corporation
"Los Angeles, CA" 3/19/24 KFPG same
Garretson & Dennis same xKFPG - Garretson & Dennis -11/3/25
KOA KOA 1642 General Electric Company
"Denver, Colorado" 1/28/25

KOAC KOAC 969 "Oregon Agricultural College, Physics Department"
"Corvallis, Oregon" 12/7/22 KFDJ same
same same xKFDJ 7/19/26
KOB KOB 910 New Mexico College of Agricultural & Mechanic Arts
"State College, NM" 4/5/22

KOCY KFXR 1961 Classen Film Finishing Company G.W. Classen "Oklahoma City, OK" 8/3/26

First authorized via DOC letter 2/5/25
KOIL KOIL 1810 MonoMotor Oil Company
"Council Bluffs, IA" 7/15/25 KOIL

Monarch Manufacturing Company
xMonarch Manufacturing Company - 7/15/25
KOIN KOIN 1875 "KOIN, Inc."
"Sylvan, Oregon" 10/19/25 KQP 1875
H.B. Read "Hood River, Oregon" see note below for different KQP license and changes; xKQP #1875 8/19/26

KQP 637 Blue Diamond Electric Company Lloyd H. Simson "Hood River, Oregon" 4/12/22

KQP 637 Hood River News Company


KQP 637 Apple City Radio Club H.B.Read

KQP #637 deleted 11/25/24; again 10/10/25
KOL KPOA 417 Rhodes Department Store The Rhodes Company "Seattle, Washington" 5/23/22 KDZE same
The Rhodes Company
see KDZE note next line

KDZE 1327 The Rhodes Company
"Seattle, Washington" 1/30/24

final KDZE #1327 license exp. ?
KOMA KFJF 1194 National Radio Manufacturing Company
"Oklahoma City, OK" 9/7/23 KFJF same
KOMO **** **** FILE MISSING - CARD DATED 12/14/?? CARD REV. 9/79

KONO KGRC 3079 Gene Roth & Company
"San Antonio, Texas" 2/17/27

KOOS KLIT 4020 Lewis Irvine Thompson
"Portland, Oregon" 2/15/27

file notes that KLIT is a requested call; see note next line on KGEH included in folder

KGEH 3045 Eugene Broadcast Station
"Eugene, Oregon" 12/30/26

Included in KOOS file folder

KOWH WAAW 657 Omaha Grain Exchange
"Omaha, Nebraska" 4/19/22

Includes 8/20/40 letter re: KQW/KEX transmitter location changes; doesn't appear to have anything to do with this file or station during this time period
KOY KFCB 814 Neilson Radio Supply Company
"Phoenix, Arizone" 9/6/22

KPAC KWWG 1786 Chamber of Commerce
"Brownsville, Texas" 6/10/25 KWWG same
Board of City Development

KPO KPO 650 Hale Bros. & The Chronicle
"San Franscisco, CA" 4/17/22 KPO same
Hale Bros. Incorporated

KPOF KGEY 3077 J.W. Diets
Denver, Colorado 1/17/27

KPPC KPPC 1612 Pasadena Presbyterian Church
Pasadena, CA 1/5/25

KPQ KGCL 2001 Louis Wasmer and Archie Taft
Seattle, Washington 9/3/26 KGCL same
Louis Wasmer