World Radio Day 2018
Written by Sean on February 13, 2018
Today is World Radio Day, reflecting and celebrating the achievements made by and through radio. It’ was radio that first broadcast-ed political events, the sound of the President to the world, and so much more.
Focusing on KJIC in particular, here is a bit of history.
1981-KJIC came on the air as 89.3 FM at 118 watts.
1986- Swapped frequencies with KSBJ, and moved to 88.1 FM, and increased to 440 watts.
1990’s- KJIC purchased 90.5 and grew to 5000 watts.
2000- KJIC sold 88.1 to build our own tower, and purchase our own transmitter, we also increased to 7700 watts.
2006- Last increase to 36,000 watts directional.
2016- Community Radio Inc, (owners of KJIC) launch CHits Internet Radio, Contemporary Hits from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s.
2017- Larger antenna purchased.
2018- KJIC changes format to Christian Country Radio.