Radio K: 100 Years of Broadcasting

November 1, 2012


Radio K at the University of Minnesota is celebrating 100 years of broadcasting from its first transmission of Gopher football games via Morse Code in 1912 to today. Professor F.W. Springer created 9XI at the University of Minnesota, which was later changed to WLB to KUOM to WMMR and finally KUOM Radio K in 1993. Radio K is an award-winning student-run radio station of the University of Minnesota.

Arden Ebert and William T. Dale, 1957

Arden Ebert and William T. Dale, 1957


KUOM rehearsal, 1950

KUOM rehearsal, 1950


Amplifier and control panel, 1926

Amplifier and control panel, 1926


School of the Air crew, 1959

School of the Air crew, 1959



Photographs courtesy of University Archives, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.



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