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2018

May 11 KIOA Frosty Mitchell Clear Lake Crash News Report  That fateful news report as heard on KIOA Feb 3 1959. 
Jun 24 KIOA Stu Adams aircheck April 1964 Stu was one of the first KIOA air personalities to take on the "KIOA Good Guy" label
Aug 25 Mike Pace at KWBG Boone 1970 Quite a career was ahead for Mike.
Aug 25 Old Radio Guys Reunion 2018 Some of Central Iowa's radio guys had a luncheon in Marshalltown put together by Kyle Martin.
Aug 25 WHO-TV Equipment - 1961 At the 11th and Walnut studios.
Aug 25 Phil Thomas - KIOA In KIOA Newsroom in the late 60s.
Aug 25 1950s Younkers Radio Spot As Younkers closes forever, here is a sound bite from the company's glory days.
Nov 09 Top 40 Radio 1955-1975 Book by Central Iowa Native and regular Microphonies attendee - David Craft.

2017


Mar 03 Studio equipment from KIOA, KMGK and WHO - 1975-76 George Nicholas has provided some interesting pictures.
Mar 03 Rare pictures from KSO in 1967 Bob Briggs worked at KSO at the young age of 16.
Mar 03 KIOA Good Guy charm on a chain Courtesy of Nancy Crowfoot.
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Mar 04 Specifications for 2,000 ft KCCI tower - 1974 The original installation collapsed during installation due to weather and was replaced.
Mar 08 Doug and Don MacKinnon in front of Tromar Skating Rink 1958 soon to be the new KiOA studios at 5th and Park.
Mar 30 KRNT Program listing guide a;round 1969 It looks like it was a handout and/or mailer - courtesy of Bob Briggs.
Mar 30 1969 Bob Briggs 18 year old PM drive host on KRNT Some pictures and ads about Bob and 1969 KRNT.
Oct 04 KIOA Peter McLane introducing the Fabulous Flippers Regional brass rock garage band - live concert inro for very popular group.
Oct 04 WHO's "Radio Tradio" with Steve Locker Steve mixed humor and drop-ins with the buy and sell items.
Nov 12 KIOA "Heavy Hitters" softball team Also combined KIOA/KMGK "High Hoopers" basketball team.

 

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