Retro Radio Dial: Texas 1963

Eddystone EC10 Mk1

Jeanne Armacker
Miss Texas 1963
© www.misstexas.org

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FrequencyCallLocationOwner
 
AM
 
550KTSASan AntonioSunshine Broadcasting Company
560KFDMBeaumontBeaumont Broadcasting Corporation
570WBAPFort WorthCarter Publications Inc
 WFAADallasAH Belo Corporation
580KDAVLubbockWestern Broadcasting Company
590KTBCAustinLBJ Company
600KERBKermitRadio Station KERB Inc
 KRODEl PasoSouthwest States Inc
 KTBBTylerBlackstone Broadcasting Company
610KILTHoustonMcLendon Corporation
620KWFTWichita FallsNorth Texas Radio Inc
630KMACSan AntonioWalmac Broadcasting Company
650KIKKPasadenaIndustrial Broadcasting Company
660KSKYDallasSky Broadcasting Service
680KBATSan AntonioTexas Star Broadcasting Company
690KHEYEl PasoKHEY Broadcasting Inc
 KPETLamesaThe Cobra Corporation
 KZEYTylerTyler Broadcasting Company
710KURVEdinburgMagic Valley Radio Inc
 KGNCAmarilloPlains Radio Broadcasting Company
730KPCNGrand PrairieRadio KPCN Inc
740KCMCTexarkanaKCMC Inc
 KTRHHoustonKTRH Broadcasting Company
790KFYDLubbockPlains Radio Broadcasting Company
 KTHTHoustonWinston-Salem Broadcasting Company
800KDDDDumasDumas Broadcasters Inc
860KFSTFort StocktonKFST Inc
 KONOSan AntonioMission Broadcasting Company
 KPANHerefordKPAN Broadcasters
 KSFANacogdochesTexas Broadcasting Inc
870KJIMFort WorthTrinity Broadcasting Company
900KALTAtlantaArk-La-Tex Broadcasting Company
 KCLWHamiltonSan Jacinto Broadcasting Company
 KFLDFloydadaWest Texas Broadcasters Inc
 KMCOMonroeMontgomery County Broadcasting Company
910KNAFFredericksburgGillespie Broadcasting Company
 KRIOMcAllenTexas State Network
 KRRVShermanRed River Broadcasting Corporation
920KECKOdessaRadio Industries Inc
 KELPEl PasoNorthern Pacific Radio Corporation
 KTLWTexas CityTexas City Broadcasting Service
930KDETCenterCenter Broadcasting Company
 KITETerrell HillsKITE Broadcasting Company
940KATQTexarkanaFloyd Bell
 KIXZAmarilloRadio KIXZ Inc
 KTONBeltonBelton Broadcasters Inc
950KDSXDenison-ShermanKDSX Inc
 KPRCHoustonHouston Post Company
 KSELLubbockMcAlister Broadcasting Corporation
960KGKLSan AngeloAngelo Broadcasting-Telecasting Inc
 KIMPMount PleasantMt Pleasant Broadcasting Company
970KASEAustinRogers Broadcasting Company
 KNOKFort WorthKNOK Broadcasting Company
980KFRDRosenberg-RichmondFort Bend Broadcasting Company
990KMALKennedy-KarnesThe Camel Company
 KNINWichita FallsWichita Broadcasting Corporation
 KTRMBeaumontKTRM Inc
1000KGRIHendersonHenderson Broadcasting Corporation
 KSTAColemanColeman County Broadcasting Company
1010KAWAWacoM-L Radio Inc
 KBUYAmarilloRadio KBUY Inc
 KODAHoustonTaft Broadcasting Company
1030KCTACorpus ChristiBroadcasting Corporation of the South West
1040KIXLDallasVariety Broadcasting Company
1050KLENKilleenHighlife Broadcasting Company
 KWLDLibertyKWLD Broadcasting Company
1070KOPYAliceNorman Broadcasting Corporation
1080KRLDDallasTimes Herald Printing Company
1110KDRYAlamo HeightsNational Enterprises Inc
1120KCLECleburneJim Gordon Inc
1140KORCMineral WellsAction Broadcasting Company
1150KBERSan AntonioKepo Broadcasting Company
 KCCTCorpus ChristiInternational Radio Corporation
 KIBCMidlandRonald Lee Pope
 KIZZEl PasoSunland Broadcasting Company
 KOLJQuanhahFay Noel Eggleston
 KPNGPort NechesMid-County Radio
 KVILHighland ParkUniversity Advertising Company
 WTAWCollege StationRadio Bryan Inc
1190KLIFDallasThe McLendon Group
1200WOAISan AntonioSouthland Industries Inc
1220KVLLLivingstonTrinity Valley Broadcasting Company
 KZEEWeatherfordBartlesville Broadcasting Company
1230KDLKDel RioQueen City Broadcasting Company
 KEEENacogdochesJC Stallings
 KERVKerrvilleKerrville Broadcasting Company
 KHHHPampaTrend Broadcasting Company
 KLVTLevelandLeveland Broadcasters
 KNUZHoustonTexas Coast Broadcasters Inc
 KOSAOdessaOdessa Broadcasting Company
 KSEYSeymourWilliam C Moss
 KSIXCorpus ChristiCorpus Christi Broadcasting Company
 KSSTSulphur SpringsHopkins County Broadcasting Company
 KWTXWacoKWTX Broadcasting Company
1240KCKGSonoraWard Broadcasting Company
 KEANBrownswoodKEAN Radio Corporation
 KOCAKilgoreRadio Kilgore Inc
 KORABryanBryan Broadcasting Company
 KSOXRaymondvilleBob Hicks Enterprises Limited
 KVLFAlpineBig Bend Broadcasters
 KXOXSweetwaterRadio KXOX
1250KFTVParisLamar Broadcasting Company
 KPACPort ArthurPort Arthur College
 KUKASan AntonioPor Favor Inc
1260KPSOFalfurriasBob Hicks Enterprises Limited
 KSPLDibollArthur Temple Jr
 KTAETaylorKTAE Inc
 KTFOSeminoleKSML Radio
 KTUETuliaWA & Doris Amburn
 KWFRSan AngeloSolar Broadcasting Company
1270KEPSEagle PassUvalde Broadcasters Inc
 KFJZFort WorthTexas State Network Inc
 KHEMBig SpringThe Cobra Corporation
 KIOXBay CityBay City Broadcasting Company
1280KLUELongviewRadio Longview Inc
 KNITAbileneKey City Broadcasters Inc
 KRANMortonMorton Broadcasting Company
 KVWGPearsallWinter Garden Broadcasting Company
 KWHIBrenhamTom Whitehead Inc
1290KBLTBig LakePermian Basin Broadcasters
 KIVYCrockettPioneer Broadcasting Company
 KRGVWeslacoKenco Enterprises Inc
 KTRNWichita FallsT-D Broadcasting Company
1300KGNSLaredoSouthwestern Operating Company
 KKASSilsbeeHardin County Broadcasting Company
 KTFYBrownfieldTerry County Broadcasting Company
 KVETAustinAustin Broadcasting Company
1310KOYLOdessaMid-Cities Broadcasting Company
 KUBOSan AntonioRadio KIWW Inc
 KZIPAmarilloPanhandle Broadcasting Company
 WRRDallasCity of Dallas
1320KXYZHoustonRadio Station KXYZ Inc
 KVMCColorado CityColorado City Broadcasting Company
1330KDOKTylerKDOK Broadcasting Company
 KINEKingsvilleRadio Station KINE Inc
 KMILCameronMilam Broadcasting Company
 KSWAGrahamJones & Gilligan
 KVKMMonahansMonahans Broadcasters
1340KANDCorsicanaAlto Inc
 KLBKLubbockGrayson Enterprises Inc
 KOLEPort ArthurRadio Southwest Inc
 KPONPampaTop o’ Texas Broadcasting Company
 KRBALufkinDarrell E Yates
 KSETEl PasoRio Grande Broadcasting Company
 KTEOSan AngeloBurkhart Broadcasting Corporation
 KVICVictoriaKVIC Broadcasting Company
 KWKCAbileneCitizens Broadcasting Company
1350KCARClarksvilleKCAR Inc
 KCORSan AntonioInter-American Radio Inc
 KTXJJasperJasper Broadcasting Company
1360KACTAndrewsKACT Radio Inc
 KRAYAmarilloRaymond D Hollingsworth
 KRYSCorpus ChristiSouth Texas Broadcasting Company
 KWBABaytownBayshore Broadcasting Company
 KXOLFort WorthKXOL Inc
1370KFROLongviewVoice of Longview Inc
 KOKEAustinDavid R Worley
 KPOSPostGarza Broadcasting Company
1380KBOPPleasantonAtascosa Broadcasting Company
 KBWDBrownswoodBrown County Broadcasting Company
 KCRMCraneAlbert L Crain
 KJETBeaumontKJET Inc
 KMULMuleshoeRadio Station KMUL
 KTSMEl PasoTri-State Broadcasting Company
1390KBECWaxahachieRichard Tuck Enterprises
 KULPEl CampoWharton County Broadcasting Company
1400KBYGBig SpringBig Spring Radio Inc
 KDWTStamfordABKO Broadcasting Company
 KEBEJacksonvilleWells, Waller & Ballard
 KEYEPerrytonPerryton Radio Inc
 KGVLGreenvilleRadio Station KGVL Inc
 KILEGalvestonGalveston Radio Inc
 KIUNPecosKIUN Inc
 KRUNBallingerCentral West Broadcasting Company
 KTEMTempleBell Broadcasting Company
 KTFSTexarkanaAircrest Radio Stations Inc
 KUNOCorpus ChristiKUNO Inc
 KVOPPlainviewKVOP Inc
 KYOUUvaldeUvale Broadcasters Inc
1410KADOMarshallMarshall Broadcasting Corporation
 KBALSan SabaSan Saba Broadcasting Company
 KBANBowieBowie-Nocona Broadcasting Company
 KBUDAthensHenderson County Broadcasting Company
 KNALVictoriaVictoria Broadcasting Company
 KRIGOdessaAuchinloss Broadcasting Company
 KVLBClevelandStephen van Sandler
 KXITDalhartDalhart Broadcasters
1420KFYNBonhamBon-Tex Radio
 KGNBNew BraunfelsComal Broadcasting Company
 KPEPSan AngeloWestern Broadcasting Company
 KTRELufkinForest Capital Broadcasting Company
1430KCOHHoustonCall of Houston Inc
 KEESGladewaterGemini Enterprises
 KSTBBreckenridgeBreckenridge Radio Inc
1440KDNTDentonHarwell V Shepard
 KETXLivingstonPolk County Broadcasting Company
 KEYSCorpus ChristiNueces Broadcasting Company
 KFDAAmarilloLone Star Broadcasting Company
1450KAMYMcCameyUpton Radio
 KAYCBeaumontTexas Coast Broadcasting Corporation
 KBENCarrizo SpringsWalter H Herbert Jr
 KCTIGonzalesGonzales Broadcasting Company
 KCYLLampasasLampasas Broadcasting Corporation
 KMHTMarshallHarrison County Broadcasting Company
 KNETPalestinePalestine Broadcasting Corporation
 KSNYSnyderSynder Broadcasting Company
1460KBRZFreeportRadio Brazosport Inc
 KLLLLubbockCorbin Broadcasting Company
 WACOWacoWACO Broadcasting Corporation
1470KCNYSan MarcosCentral Broadcasting Company
 KDHNDimmittHigh Plains Broadcasting Company
 KRBCAbileneRadio Abilene Inc
 KWRDHendersonWes Dean & Co
1480KAPESan AntonioTop Broadcasters Inc
 KBOXDallasKBOX Radio Station
 KLVLPasadenaFelix H Morales
1490KBSTBig SpringSnider Corporation
 KGKBTylerKGKB Inc
 KHUZBorgerNorth Plains Broadcasting Company
 KIBLBeevilleBee Broadcasting Company
 KNELBradyBrady Broadcasters Inc
 KNOWAustinPioneer Broadcasting Company
 KPLTParisKPLT Inc
 KSAMHuntsvilleVerla Cauthen
 KVOZLaredoBorder Broadcasters Inc
 KVWZVernonKVWC Inc
 KZZNLittlefieldGerald H Sanders
1500KANIWhartonVM Preston
 KTXOShermanO’Connor Broadcasting Corporation
 KWFAMerkelTaylor County Broadcasting Company
1510KABHMidlandMid-Tex Broadcasting Company
 KCTXChildressGolden West Broadcasting Company
 KMOOMineolaMineola Broadcasting Company
 KROBRobstownDr George L Gossage
 KSTVStephenvilleDixie Broadcasters
1530KCLRFallsKCLR Inc
 KGBTHarlingenHarbenito Radio Corporation
 KGTNGeorgetownGeorgetown Broadcasting Company
1540KCULFort WorthDalworth Broadcasting Company Inc
 KGBCGalvestonGalveston Broadcasting Company
1550KCANCanyonRandall County Broadcasters Inc
 KCOMCommancheRadio Commanche
 KWBCNavasotaWhitten Broadcasting Company
1560KCADAbileneWestgate Broadcasting Company
 KGULPort LavacaLewis O Seifert
 KHBRHillsboroKHBR Radio Inc
1570KVLGLa GrangeVernon R Nunn
 KTERTerrellTerrell Broadcasting Corporation
 KZOLFarwellGD Anderson
1580KBGOWacoAudiocasting of Texas Inc
 KBYPShamrockEugene B Henderson
 KGAFGainesvilleGainesville Broadcasting Company
 KIRTMissionKIRT Inc
 KKALDenver CityYoakum County Broadcasting Company
 KTLURuskEH Whitehead
 KWEDSeguinSeguin Broadcasting Company
1590KBUSMexiaLimestone Broadcasting Inc
 KCBDLubbockBryant Radio & Television Inc
 KERCEastlandEastland County Broadcasting Company
 KGASCarthageWells Broadcasting Company
 KINTEl PasoRadio KINT Inc
 KTODSintonSouthern Broadcasting Corporation
 KYOKHoustonKYOK Inc
1600KBBBBorgerW & E Weldon
 KBORBrownsvilleBrownsville Broadcasting Corporation
 KCFHCueroCuero Broadcasters Inc
 KMAEMcKinneyMcKinney Air Enterprises
 KOGTOrangeSabine Area Broadcasting Corporation
 KWELMidlandGeorge H Vaught
 
FM
 
88.1KHBLPlainviewWayland Baptist College
 KNERDallasBuckner Baptist Benevolences
 KHPCBrownwoodHoward Payne College
88.5KVOF-FMEl PasoTexas Western College of University of Texas
90.7KUT-FMAustinUniversity of Texas
91.3KOCVOdessaOdessa College
 KUHFHoustonUniversity of Houston
91.7KUTTDallasTexas Trade School
91.9KTXT-FMLubbockTexas Technical College
92.3KNFMMidlandFM Associates
92.5KLVL-FMPasadenaFelix H Morales
 KRLD-FMDallasTimes Herald Printing Company
92.9KITY-FMSan AntonioMission Broadcasting Company
93.1KGNC-FMAbilenePlains Radio Broadcasting Company
 KSLTTylerOil Center Broadcasting
93.3KFMPPort ArthurTriangle Broadcasting Company
 KMOD-FMMidlandMoran Broadcasting Company
93.7KJSBHoustonIndependent Music Broadcasters Inc
 KTBC-FMAustinLBJ Company
93.9KCUL-FMFort WorthDallworth Broadcasting Company Inc
 KLEN-FMKilleenHighlife Broadcasting Company
94.1KCHOAbilenePanhandle Broadcasters
94.5KAROHoustonApollo Broadcasting Company
 KELTHarlingenHarbenito Radio Corporation
 KGAF-FMGainesvilleGainesville Broadcasting Company
94.7KSET-FMEl PasoRio Grande Broadcasting Company
94.9KCLE-FMCleburneJim Gordon Inc
95.1KHGMBeaumontWoodland Broadcasting Company
 KNTOWichita FallsRadio Wichita Falls Inc
95.3KDDD-FMDumasDumas Broadcasters Inc
 KFNEBig SpringAnca Broadcasting Company
95.5KAZZAustinAudioland Broadcasting Company
 KEFCWacoCentex Radio Company
 KMFMCorpus ChristiMaster Music Inc
 KSYL-FMDibollArthur Temple Jr
95.7KHULHoustonNor-Temp Broadcasting Corporation
96.1KIMP-FMMount PleasantMt Pleasant Broadcasting Company
96.3KBFMLubbockBackground Music Inc
 WBAP-FMFort WorthCarter Publications
96.5KXYZ-FMHoustonRadio Station KXYZ Inc
96.9KQIPOdessaTexas Broadcasting Industries Inc
97.1KFJZ-FMFort WorthTexas State Network Inc
97.3KEEZSan AntonioSound Distributors Inc
 KVOP-FMPlainviewKVOP Inc
97.5KAYDBeaumontTexas Coast Broadcasters at Beaumont Inc
97.9KFMKHoustonJames R Corry
 WFAA-FMDallasAH Belo Corporation
98.3KHFIAustinKennedy-Heard Features Inc
98.5KPAC-FMPort ArthurPort Arthur College
98.7KLIF-FMDallasThe McLendon Corporation
 KSEL-FMLubbockMcAlister Broadcasting Corporation
99.1KODA-FMHoustonTaft Broadcasting Company
 KWMOOdessaAudiomnialfidelity
99.3KFMNAbileneFine Music Enterprises
99.5KISSSan AntonioWalmac Company
 KXOL-FMFort WorthKXOL Inc
99.9KLURWichita FallsNortex Broadcasting Inc
 KTSM-FMEl PasoTri-State Broadcasting Company
 WACO-FMWacoWACO Broadcasting Corporation
100.3KBOX-FMDallasKBOX Radio Station
 KOSTHoustonThe McLendon Corporation
101.1KTRH-FMHoustonKTRH Broadcasting Company
 WRR-FMDallasCity of Dallas
101.3KTOD-FMSintonSouthern Broadcasting Corporation
102.1KAJCAlvinAlvin Broadcasting Company
 KJIM-FMFort WorthTrinity Broadcasting Company
102.5KHBR-FMHillsboroKHBR Radio Inc
102.9KQRODallasMulti-Casting Inc
 KQUEHoustonTexas Coast Broadcasters Inc
103.7KVIL-FMHighland ParkUniversity Advertising Company
104.1KRBEHoustonTexas Fine music Broadcasters
104.5KIXL-FMDallasVariety Broadcasting Company
105.3KMAPDallasWB Carver
105.7KHCB-FMHoustonHouston Christian Broadcasters
 KLUE-FMLongviewRadio Longview Inc
106.1KDNT-FMDentonHarwell V Shephard

Texas Connections

Radio data extracted from Broadcasting Yearbook 1964 supplied courtesy of David Gleason at www.americanradiohistory.com

Total Stations:345 
AM:26978%
FM:7622%

It Happened in Texas in 1963

USA Population185.738 million
Texas Population10.159 million
Texas as percentage of all USA5%
President JF KennedyAssassinated in Dallas, November 22
President LB Johnson from TexasInaugurated November 22
GovernorPrice Daniel/John Connally
Lieutenant GovernorBen Ramsey/Preston Smith
Mayor of AustinLester Palmer
Mayor DallasEarle Cabell
Mayor of Fort WorthJohn Justin Jr/Bayard H Friedman
Mayor HoustonLewis Cutrer
Mayor of San AntonioWalter W McAllister
Miss Texas [Miss America Pageant]Jeanne Armacker, Beaumont
Miss Texas [Miss USA Pageant]Cheryl Wilburn, Houston
Dallas Texans [AFL]leave for Kansas City
NFL EastDallas Cowboys rank #5
BaseballHouston Colt .45s rank #9
Cotton BowlTexas Longhorns beat Navy Midshipmen

Your Texas Media Collection

American Popular Culture in 1963
Your Personal Collections & Recollections

At the Movies

Oscar AwardMovie
Gregory PeckTo Kill a Mockingbird
Anne BancroftThe Miracle Worker
Best Art Direction B&WTo Kill a Mockingbird
Best Art Direction ColorLawrence of Arabia
Best Cinematography B&WThe Longest Day
Best Cinematography ColorLawrence of Arabia
Costume Design B&WWhat Ever Happened to Baby Jane
Costume Design ColorThe Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm
Best Director [David Lean]Lawrence of Arabia
Best PictureLawrence of Arabia
Best Music [Music Henry Mancini & Lyrics Johnny Mercer]Days of Wine & Roses

Favorite Movies of 1963: Your Personal Collection

At the Grammy Awards

GenreAwarded to:Song
R&BRay CharlesI Can’t Stop Loving You
Rock & RollBent FabricAlley Cat
Pop ChorusNew Christy MinstrelsPresenting the New Christy Minstrels
Pop GroupPeter, Paul & MaryIf I Had a Hammer
Pop Solo MaleTony BennettI Left My Heart in San Francisco
Pop Solo FemaleElla FitzgeraldElla Swings Brightly with Nelson
GospelMahalia JacksonGreat Songs of Love & Faith
JazzStan GetzDesafinado
FolkPeter, Paul & MaryIf I Had a Hammer
CountryBurl IvesFunny way of Laughin’
Instrumental ArrangementHenry ManciniBaby Elephant Walk
Instrumental ComposerBobby Scott & Ric MarloweA Taste of Honey
New ArtistRobert Goulet
SongLeslie Bricusse & Anthony NewleyWhat Kind of Fool am I?
AlbumVaughan MeaderThe First Family
Record of the YearTony BennettI Left My Heart in San Francisco

On the bookshelves

AuthorBook
John La CarreThe Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Kurt VonnegutCat’s Cradle
Sylvia PlathThe Bell Jar
Betty FriedmanThe Feminine Mystique

New on the TV

My Favorite Martian
The Outer Limits
The Fugitive
Petticoat Junction

Billboard’s Hot 20 Singles

Rank Singer Song
1Jimmy Gilmer & The FireballsSugar Shack
2Beach BoysSurfin’ USA
3Skeeter DavisThe End of the World
4CascadesRhythm of the Rain
5ChiffonsHe’s so Fine
6Bobby VintonBlue Velvet
7Paul & PaulaHey Paula
8Little Stevie WonderFingertips II
9Village StompersWashington Square
10ImpressionsIt’s All Right
11Andy WilliamsCan’t Get Used to Losing You
12AngelsMy Boyfriend’s Back
13Kyu SakamotoSukiyaki
14Lesley GoreShe’s a Fool
15The TymesSo Much in Love
16Peter, Paul & MaryPuff The Magic Dragon
17Peter, Paul & MaryBlowin’ in the Wind
18Dale & GraceI’m Leaving It Up To You
19Nino Tempo & April StevensDeep Purple
20The SurfarisWipe Out

Top 5 Music Hit Music Albums from 1963: Your Personal Collection

Arrivals

Audio cassettes
US Zip Codes
Lava Lamp

Departures

President John F Kennedy
Patsy Cline
Dinah Washington

Reflecting on the 1960’s: Your Personal Collection

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