Retro Radio Dial: Texas 1963

Eddystone EC10 Mk1

Jeanne Armacker
Miss Texas 1963
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FrequencyCallLocationOwner
 
AM
 
550KTSASan Antonio Sunshine Broadcasting Company
560KFDMBeaumont Beaumont Broadcasting Corporation
570WBAPFort Worth Carter Publications Inc
 WFAADallas AH Belo Corporation
580KDAVLubbock Western Broadcasting Company
590KTBCAustin LBJ Company
600KERBKermit Radio Station KERB Inc
 KRODEl Paso Southwest States Inc
 KTBBTyler Blackstone Broadcasting Company
610KILTHouston McLendon Corporation
620KWFTWichita Falls North Texas Radio Inc
630KMACSan Antonio Walmac Broadcasting Company
650KIKKPasadena Industrial Broadcasting Company
660KSKYDallas Sky Broadcasting Service
680KBATSan Antonio Texas Star Broadcasting Company
690KHEYEl Paso KHEY Broadcasting Inc
 KPETLamesa The Cobra Corporation
 KZEYTyler Tyler Broadcasting Company
710KURVEdinburg Magic Valley Radio Inc
 KGNCAmarillo Plains Radio Broadcasting Company
730KPCNGrand Prairie Radio KPCN Inc
740KCMCTexarkana KCMC Inc
 KTRHHouston KTRH Broadcasting Company
790KFYDLubbock Plains Radio Broadcasting Company
 KTHTHouston Winston-Salem Broadcasting Company
800KDDDDumas Dumas Broadcasters Inc
860KFSTFort Stockton KFST Inc
 KONOSan Antonio Mission Broadcasting Company
 KPANHereford KPAN Broadcasters
 KSFANacogdoches Texas Broadcasting Inc
870KJIMFort Worth Trinity Broadcasting Company
900KALTAtlanta Ark-La-Tex Broadcasting Company
 KCLWHamilton San Jacinto Broadcasting Company
 KFLDFloydada West Texas Broadcasters Inc
 KMCOMonroe Montgomery County Broadcasting Company
910KNAFFredericksburg Gillespie Broadcasting Company
 KRIOMcAllen Texas State Network
 KRRVSherman Red River Broadcasting Corporation
920KECKOdessa Radio Industries Inc
 KELPEl Paso Northern Pacific Radio Corporation
 KTLWTexas City Texas City Broadcasting Service
930KDETCenter Center Broadcasting Company
 KITETerrell Hills KITE Broadcasting Company
940KATQTexarkana Floyd Bell
 KIXZAmarillo Radio KIXZ Inc
 KTONBelton Belton Broadcasters Inc
950KDSXDenison-Sherman KDSX Inc
 KPRCHouston Houston Post Company
 KSELLubbock McAlister Broadcasting Corporation
960KGKLSan Angelo Angelo Broadcasting-Telecasting Inc
 KIMPMount Pleasant Mt Pleasant Broadcasting Company
970KASEAustin Rogers Broadcasting Company
 KNOKFort Worth KNOK Broadcasting Company
980KFRDRosenberg-Richmond Fort Bend Broadcasting Company
990KMALKennedy-Karnes The Camel Company
 KNINWichita Falls Wichita Broadcasting Corporation
 KTRMBeaumont KTRM Inc
1000KGRIHenderson Henderson Broadcasting Corporation
 KSTAColeman Coleman County Broadcasting Company
1010KAWAWaco M-L Radio Inc
 KBUYAmarillo Radio KBUY Inc
 KODAHouston Taft Broadcasting Company
1030KCTACorpus Christi Broadcasting Corporation of the South West
1040KIXLDallas Variety Broadcasting Company
1050KLENKilleen Highlife Broadcasting Company
 KWLDLiberty KWLD Broadcasting Company
1070KOPYAlice Norman Broadcasting Corporation
1080KRLDDallas Times Herald Printing Company
1110KDRYAlamo Heights National Enterprises Inc
1120KCLECleburne Jim Gordon Inc
1140KORCMineral Wells Action Broadcasting Company
1150KBERSan Antonio Kepo Broadcasting Company
 KCCTCorpus Christi International Radio Corporation
 KIBCMidland Ronald Lee Pope
 KIZZEl Paso Sunland Broadcasting Company
 KOLJQuanhah Fay Noel Eggleston
 KPNGPort Neches Mid-County Radio
 KVILHighland Park University Advertising Company
 WTAWCollege Station Radio Bryan Inc
1190KLIFDallas The McLendon Group
1200WOAISan Antonio Southland Industries Inc
1220KVLLLivingston Trinity Valley Broadcasting Company
 KZEEWeatherford Bartlesville Broadcasting Company
1230KDLKDel Rio Queen City Broadcasting Company
 KEEENacogdoches JC Stallings
 KERVKerrville Kerrville Broadcasting Company
 KHHHPampa Trend Broadcasting Company
 KLVTLeveland Leveland Broadcasters
 KNUZHouston Texas Coast Broadcasters Inc
 KOSAOdessa Odessa Broadcasting Company
 KSEYSeymour William C Moss
 KSIXCorpus Christi Corpus Christi Broadcasting Company
 KSSTSulphur Springs Hopkins County Broadcasting Company
 KWTXWaco KWTX Broadcasting Company
1240KCKGSonora Ward Broadcasting Company
 KEANBrownswood KEAN Radio Corporation
 KOCAKilgore Radio Kilgore Inc
 KORABryan Bryan Broadcasting Company
 KSOXRaymondville Bob Hicks Enterprises Limited
 KVLFAlpine Big Bend Broadcasters
 KXOXSweetwater Radio KXOX
1250KFTVParis Lamar Broadcasting Company
 KPACPort Arthur Port Arthur College
 KUKASan Antonio Por Favor Inc
1260KPSOFalfurrias Bob Hicks Enterprises Limited
 KSPLDiboll Arthur Temple Jr
 KTAETaylor KTAE Inc
 KTFOSeminole KSML Radio
 KTUETulia WA & Doris Amburn
 KWFRSan Angelo Solar Broadcasting Company
1270KEPSEagle Pass Uvalde Broadcasters Inc
 KFJZFort Worth Texas State Network Inc
 KHEMBig Spring The Cobra Corporation
 KIOXBay City Bay City Broadcasting Company
1280KLUELongview Radio Longview Inc
 KNITAbilene Key City Broadcasters Inc
 KRANMorton Morton Broadcasting Company
 KVWGPearsall Winter Garden Broadcasting Company
 KWHIBrenham Tom Whitehead Inc
1290KBLTBig Lake Permian Basin Broadcasters
 KIVYCrockett Pioneer Broadcasting Company
 KRGVWeslaco Kenco Enterprises Inc
 KTRNWichita Falls T-D Broadcasting Company
1300KGNSLaredo Southwestern Operating Company
 KKASSilsbee Hardin County Broadcasting Company
 KTFYBrownfield Terry County Broadcasting Company
 KVETAustin Austin Broadcasting Company
1310KOYLOdessa Mid-Cities Broadcasting Company
 KUBOSan Antonio Radio KIWW Inc
 KZIPAmarillo Panhandle Broadcasting Company
 WRRDallas City of Dallas
1320KXYZHouston Radio Station KXYZ Inc
 KVMCColorado City Colorado City Broadcasting Company
1330KDOKTyler KDOK Broadcasting Company
 KINEKingsville Radio Station KINE Inc
 KMILCameron Milam Broadcasting Company
 KSWAGraham Jones & Gilligan
 KVKMMonahans Monahans Broadcasters
1340KANDCorsicana Alto Inc
 KLBKLubbock Grayson Enterprises Inc
 KOLEPort Arthur Radio Southwest Inc
 KPONPampa Top o’ Texas Broadcasting Company
 KRBALufkin Darrell E Yates
 KSETEl Paso Rio Grande Broadcasting Company
 KTEOSan Angelo Burkhart Broadcasting Corporation
 KVICVictoria KVIC Broadcasting Company
 KWKCAbilene Citizens Broadcasting Company
1350KCARClarksville KCAR Inc
 KCORSan Antonio Inter-American Radio Inc
 KTXJJasper Jasper Broadcasting Company
1360KACTAndrews KACT Radio Inc
 KRAYAmarillo Raymond D Hollingsworth
 KRYSCorpus Christi South Texas Broadcasting Company
 KWBABaytown Bayshore Broadcasting Company
 KXOLFort Worth KXOL Inc
1370KFROLongview Voice of Longview Inc
 KOKEAustin David R Worley
 KPOSPost Garza Broadcasting Company
1380KBOPPleasanton Atascosa Broadcasting Company
 KBWDBrownswood Brown County Broadcasting Company
 KCRMCrane Albert L Crain
 KJETBeaumont KJET Inc
 KMULMuleshoe Radio Station KMUL
 KTSMEl Paso Tri-State Broadcasting Company
1390KBECWaxahachie Richard Tuck Enterprises
 KULPEl Campo Wharton County Broadcasting Company
1400KBYGBig Spring Big Spring Radio Inc
 KDWTStamford ABKO Broadcasting Company
 KEBEJacksonville Wells, Waller & Ballard
 KEYEPerryton Perryton Radio Inc
 KGVLGreenville Radio Station KGVL Inc
 KILEGalveston Galveston Radio Inc
 KIUNPecos KIUN Inc
 KRUNBallinger Central West Broadcasting Company
 KTEMTemple Bell Broadcasting Company
 KTFSTexarkana Aircrest Radio Stations Inc
 KUNOCorpus Christi KUNO Inc
 KVOPPlainview KVOP Inc
 KYOUUvalde Uvale Broadcasters Inc
1410KADOMarshall Marshall Broadcasting Corporation
 KBALSan Saba San Saba Broadcasting Company
 KBANBowie Bowie-Nocona Broadcasting Company
 KBUDAthens Henderson County Broadcasting Company
 KNALVictoria Victoria Broadcasting Company
 KRIGOdessa Auchinloss Broadcasting Company
 KVLBCleveland Stephen van Sandler
 KXITDalhart Dalhart Broadcasters
1420KFYNBonham Bon-Tex Radio
 KGNBNew Braunfels Comal Broadcasting Company
 KPEPSan Angelo Western Broadcasting Company
 KTRELufkin Forest Capital Broadcasting Company
1430KCOHHouston Call of Houston Inc
 KEESGladewater Gemini Enterprises
 KSTBBreckenridge Breckenridge Radio Inc
1440KDNTDenton Harwell V Shepard
 KETXLivingston Polk County Broadcasting Company
 KEYSCorpus Christi Nueces Broadcasting Company
 KFDAAmarillo Lone Star Broadcasting Company
1450KAMYMcCamey Upton Radio
 KAYCBeaumont Texas Coast Broadcasting Corporation
 KBENCarrizo Springs Walter H Herbert Jr
 KCTIGonzales Gonzales Broadcasting Company
 KCYLLampasas Lampasas Broadcasting Corporation
 KMHTMarshall Harrison County Broadcasting Company
 KNETPalestine Palestine Broadcasting Corporation
 KSNYSnyder Synder Broadcasting Company
1460KBRZFreeport Radio Brazosport Inc
 KLLLLubbock Corbin Broadcasting Company
 WACOWaco WACO Broadcasting Corporation
1470KCNYSan Marcos Central Broadcasting Company
 KDHNDimmitt High Plains Broadcasting Company
 KRBCAbilene Radio Abilene Inc
 KWRDHenderson Wes Dean & Co
1480KAPESan Antonio Top Broadcasters Inc
 KBOXDallas KBOX Radio Station
 KLVLPasadena Felix H Morales
1490KBSTBig Spring Snider Corporation
 KGKBTyler KGKB Inc
 KHUZBorger North Plains Broadcasting Company
 KIBLBeeville Bee Broadcasting Company
 KNELBrady Brady Broadcasters Inc
 KNOWAustin Pioneer Broadcasting Company
 KPLTParis KPLT Inc
 KSAMHuntsville Verla Cauthen
 KVOZLaredo Border Broadcasters Inc
 KVWZVernon KVWC Inc
 KZZNLittlefield Gerald H Sanders
1500KANIWharton VM Preston
 KTXOSherman O’Connor Broadcasting Corporation
 KWFAMerkel Taylor County Broadcasting Company
1510KABHMidland Mid-Tex Broadcasting Company
 KCTXChildress Golden West Broadcasting Company
 KMOOMineola Mineola Broadcasting Company
 KROBRobstown Dr George L Gossage
 KSTVStephenville Dixie Broadcasters
1530KCLRFalls KCLR Inc
 KGBTHarlingen Harbenito Radio Corporation
 KGTNGeorgetown Georgetown Broadcasting Company
1540KCULFort Worth Dalworth Broadcasting Company Inc
 KGBCGalveston Galveston Broadcasting Company
1550KCANCanyon Randall County Broadcasters Inc
 KCOMCommanche Radio Commanche
 KWBCNavasota Whitten Broadcasting Company
1560KCADAbilene Westgate Broadcasting Company
 KGULPort Lavaca Lewis O Seifert
 KHBRHillsboro KHBR Radio Inc
1570KVLGLa Grange Vernon R Nunn
 KTERTerrell Terrell Broadcasting Corporation
 KZOLFarwell GD Anderson
1580KBGOWaco Audiocasting of Texas Inc
 KBYPShamrock Eugene B Henderson
 KGAFGainesville Gainesville Broadcasting Company
 KIRTMission KIRT Inc
 KKALDenver City Yoakum County Broadcasting Company
 KTLURusk EH Whitehead
 KWEDSeguin Seguin Broadcasting Company
1590KBUSMexia Limestone Broadcasting Inc
 KCBDLubbock Bryant Radio & Television Inc
 KERCEastland Eastland County Broadcasting Company
 KGASCarthage Wells Broadcasting Company
 KINTEl Paso Radio KINT Inc
 KTODSinton Southern Broadcasting Corporation
 KYOKHouston KYOK Inc
1600KBBBBorger W & E Weldon
 KBORBrownsville Brownsville Broadcasting Corporation
 KCFHCuero Cuero Broadcasters Inc
 KMAEMcKinney McKinney Air Enterprises
 KOGTOrange Sabine Area Broadcasting Corporation
 KWELMidland George H Vaught
 
FM
 
88.1KHBL Plainview Wayland Baptist College
 KNER Dallas Buckner Baptist Benevolences
 KHPC Brownwood Howard Payne College
88.5KVOF-FM El Paso Texas Western College of University of Texas
90.7KUT-FM Austin University of Texas
91.3KOCV Odessa Odessa College
 KUHF Houston University of Houston
91.7KUTT Dallas Texas Trade School
91.9KTXT-FM Lubbock Texas Technical College
92.3KNFM Midland FM Associates
92.5KLVL-FM Pasadena Felix H Morales
 KRLD-FM Dallas Times Herald Printing Company
92.9KITY-FM San Antonio Mission Broadcasting Company
93.1KGNC-FM Abilene Plains Radio Broadcasting Company
 KSLT Tyler Oil Center Broadcasting
93.3KFMP Port Arthur Triangle Broadcasting Company
 KMOD-FM Midland Moran Broadcasting Company
93.7KJSB Houston Independent Music Broadcasters Inc
 KTBC-FM Austin LBJ Company
93.9KCUL-FM Fort Worth Dallworth Broadcasting Company Inc
 KLEN-FM Killeen Highlife Broadcasting Company
94.1KCHO Abilene Panhandle Broadcasters
94.5KARO Houston Apollo Broadcasting Company
 KELT Harlingen Harbenito Radio Corporation
 KGAF-FM Gainesville Gainesville Broadcasting Company
94.7KSET-FM El Paso Rio Grande Broadcasting Company
94.9KCLE-FM Cleburne Jim Gordon Inc
95.1KHGM Beaumont Woodland Broadcasting Company
 KNTO Wichita Falls Radio Wichita Falls Inc
95.3KDDD-FM Dumas Dumas Broadcasters Inc
 KFNE Big Spring Anca Broadcasting Company
95.5KAZZ Austin Audioland Broadcasting Company
 KEFC Waco Centex Radio Company
 KMFM Corpus Christi Master Music Inc
 KSYL-FM Diboll Arthur Temple Jr
95.7KHUL Houston Nor-Temp Broadcasting Corporation
96.1KIMP-FM Mount Pleasant Mt Pleasant Broadcasting Company
96.3KBFM Lubbock Background Music Inc
 WBAP-FM Fort Worth Carter Publications
96.5KXYZ-FM Houston Radio Station KXYZ Inc
96.9KQIP Odessa Texas Broadcasting Industries Inc
97.1KFJZ-FM Fort Worth Texas State Network Inc
97.3KEEZ San Antonio Sound Distributors Inc
 KVOP-FM Plainview KVOP Inc
97.5KAYD Beaumont Texas Coast Broadcasters at Beaumont Inc
97.9KFMK Houston James R Corry
 WFAA-FM Dallas AH Belo Corporation
98.3KHFI Austin Kennedy-Heard Features Inc
98.5KPAC-FM Port Arthur Port Arthur College
98.7KLIF-FM Dallas The McLendon Corporation
 KSEL-FM Lubbock McAlister Broadcasting Corporation
99.1KODA-FM Houston Taft Broadcasting Company
 KWMO Odessa Audiomnialfidelity
99.3KFMN Abilene Fine Music Enterprises
99.5KISS San Antonio Walmac Company
 KXOL-FM Fort Worth KXOL Inc
99.9KLUR Wichita Falls Nortex Broadcasting Inc
 KTSM-FM El Paso Tri-State Broadcasting Company
 WACO-FM Waco WACO Broadcasting Corporation
100.3KBOX-FM Dallas KBOX Radio Station
 KOST Houston The McLendon Corporation
101.1KTRH-FM Houston KTRH Broadcasting Company
 WRR-FM Dallas City of Dallas
101.3KTOD-FM Sinton Southern Broadcasting Corporation
102.1KAJC Alvin Alvin Broadcasting Company
 KJIM-FM Fort Worth Trinity Broadcasting Company
102.5KHBR-FM Hillsboro KHBR Radio Inc
102.9KQRO Dallas Multi-Casting Inc
 KQUE Houston Texas Coast Broadcasters Inc
103.7KVIL-FM Highland Park University Advertising Company
104.1KRBE Houston Texas Fine music Broadcasters
104.5KIXL-FM Dallas Variety Broadcasting Company
105.3KMAP Dallas WB Carver
105.7KHCB-FM Houston Houston Christian Broadcasters
 KLUE-FM Longview Radio Longview Inc
106.1KDNT-FM Denton Harwell V Shephard

Texas Connections

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

Total Stations: 345  
AM: 269 78%
FM: 76 22%

It Happened in Texas in 1963

USA Population 185.738 million
Texas Population 10.159 million
Texas as percentage of all USA 5%
President JF Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas, November 22
President LB Johnson from Texas Inaugurated November 22
Governor Price Daniel/John Connally
Lieutenant Governor Ben Ramsey/Preston Smith
Mayor of Austin Lester Palmer
Mayor Dallas Earle Cabell
Mayor of Fort Worth John Justin Jr/Bayard H Friedman
Mayor Houston Lewis Cutrer
Mayor of San Antonio Walter 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 East Dallas Cowboys rank #5
Baseball Houston Colt .45s rank #9
Cotton Bowl Texas Longhorns beat Navy Midshipmen

Your Texas Media Collection

American Popular Culture in 1963
Your Personal Collections & Recollections

At the Movies

Oscar Award Movie
Gregory Peck To Kill a Mockingbird
Anne Bancroft The Miracle Worker
Best Art Direction B&W To Kill a Mockingbird
Best Art Direction Color Lawrence of Arabia
Best Cinematography B&W The Longest Day
Best Cinematography Color Lawrence of Arabia
Costume Design B&W What Ever Happened to Baby Jane
Costume Design Color The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm
Best Director [David Lean] Lawrence of Arabia
Best Picture Lawrence 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

Genre Awarded to: Song
R&B Ray Charles I Can’t Stop Loving You
Rock & Roll Bent Fabric Alley Cat
Pop Chorus New Christy Minstrels Presenting the New Christy Minstrels
Pop Group Peter, Paul & Mary If I Had a Hammer
Pop Solo Male Tony Bennett I Left My Heart in San Francisco
Pop Solo Female Ella Fitzgerald Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson
Gospel Mahalia Jackson Great Songs of Love & Faith
Jazz Stan Getz Desafinado
Folk Peter, Paul & Mary If I Had a Hammer
Country Burl Ives Funny way of Laughin’
Instrumental Arrangement Henry Mancini Baby Elephant Walk
Instrumental Composer Bobby Scott & Ric Marlowe A Taste of Honey
New Artist Robert Goulet
Song Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley What Kind of Fool am I?
Album Vaughan Meader The First Family
Record of the Year Tony Bennett I Left My Heart in San Francisco

On the bookshelves

Author Book
John La Carre The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Kurt Vonnegut Cat’s Cradle
Sylvia Plath The Bell Jar
Betty Friedman The Feminine Mystique

New on the TV

My Favorite Martian
The Outer Limits
The Fugitive
Petticoat Junction

Billboard’s Hot 20 Singles

Rank Singer Song
1 Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs Sugar Shack
2 Beach Boys Surfin’ USA
3 Skeeter Davis The End of the World
4 Cascades Rhythm of the Rain
5 Chiffons He’s so Fine
6 Bobby Vinton Blue Velvet
7 Paul & Paula Hey Paula
8 Little Stevie Wonder Fingertips II
9 Village Stompers Washington Square
10 Impressions It’s All Right
11 Andy Williams Can’t Get Used to Losing You
12 Angels My Boyfriend’s Back
13 Kyu Sakamoto Sukiyaki
14 Lesley Gore She’s a Fool
15 The Tymes So Much in Love
16 Peter, Paul & Mary Puff The Magic Dragon
17 Peter, Paul & Mary Blowin’ in the Wind
18 Dale & Grace I’m Leaving It Up To You
19 Nino Tempo & April Stevens Deep Purple
20 The Surfaris Wipe 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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