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LICENSE RECEIVED ON THIS DAY IN 1922

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Radio Station KFI-AM Original Transmitter

KFI is an AM radio station in Los Angeles, California, owned and operated by iHeartMedia. It received its license to operate on March 31, 1922 and began operating on April 16, 1922, and after a succession of power increases,
became one of the United States’ first high-powered,
clear-channel stations
operating today with 50,000 watts and airs a talk radio format with news
updates.

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The first KFI studio in 1922 located in Earle C. Anthony’s Packard dealership at Tenth and Hope in Los Angeles.

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KFI Radio 640 transmitter and tower on Trojan Way in La Mirada

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IT MADE HISTORY ON THIS DAY

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FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day is a US holiday observed annually
on March 29th to recognize veterans who served in the U.S. military
during the Vietnam War. On March 28, 2017, President Trump signed
the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017.

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Reba Nell McEntire is 64 years young today.


Reba McEntire is a country singer and actress known as
‘The Queen of Country’. Some of her well-known songs
include How Blue and Somebody Should Leave. She is
one of the best-selling artists of all time.

She started her musical career performing with her family
singing group. While in college, she was hired to perform
the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma
City. It was during this performance that her talent was
spotted by country artist Red Steagall who helped her
sign a recording contract with Mercury Records.

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