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50 years in broadcasting!!
Blowing Minds Since 1959
Art Show in San Jose
DJs From The Past
50th Anniversary Art Contest
KFJC History
Playlists as far back as 1996
KFJC Logos
We Need Your Help Collecting Memories
  KFJC 89.7 FM, 50 years in broadcasting!

On October 20th, 1959 at 8pm, from a broom closet on the old Foothill College campus in Mountain View, California, KFJC began its very first broadcast on frequency 88.5 MHz FM. In the past 50 years KFJC has pushed the boundaries, ushered in the eras of punk, industrial, experimental, and noise, continued our commitment to genera specific specialty programming, and broadcasted from all over the world. KFJC has a long and fascinating history, please visit this page for updated 50th anniversary information and events. Thanks for listening!


Links to 50th anniversary information and events:

Blowing Minds Since 1959 (art show in San Jose)
Listen in for DJs from the past
50th Anniversary Art Contest
KFJC History
KFJC Playlists as far back as 1995
1990 article by David Plotnikoff
Article by Gary Singh

KFJC Long Ago
KFJC long ago....   DJ unknown

KFJC station supervisor Doc Pelzel interviews
Bob Ballou , first station manager and KFJC architect.
Mr Ballou will be on the air Tuesday, October 20th 2009 to sign-on once again at 8pm.








 

Maximum Louie Louie news coverage 1983
and
Spliff Skankin interview from 1984

NOTE: video file takes a few minutes
to download before playing

You need Flash 9 or later to view the video directly, or you can download the film.

DJ Boris video from 1979
KFJC logos.








We need your help collecting archive stuff to celebrate our 50th year of operation.

We are excited to make this year more memorable than any year before. One way we want to do that is by capturing your story. Whether you're a listener, former staff member, or current volunteer you are a part of our history.

So take a moment and reflect on KFJC and how it entered your life. Tell us how we have made a difference to you. Leave a comment below, upload a photograph, or send us audio. KFJC began making waves in the Bay Area broadcasting out of a broom closet. We've come along way and so have you. Please, tell us your story.

" KFJC history "stuff" we're looking for:

  • Old flyers
  • Posters
  • Program guides
  • Photos of KFJC t-shirts
  • Video clips of KFJC events
  • News articles
  • Logos
  • Sticker designs
  • Recordings of KFJC
  • KFJC experiences
  • etc.

How do I send it to you?

The easiest way to send us stuff is to upload it here on the website.

Follow this link: upload stuff

 

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