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Texas Radio and TV Station Photos from the John in Arizona Collection


The photos in the Texas section are listed in alphabetical order by call letters. All photos are the property of John C Johnson / John In Arizona / johninarizona.com and may not be used in any form elsewhere.

KAMC TV: Channel 28 Lubbock started out in 1968 as KSEL TV. In 1975 they became KMCC and in 1979 the calls were changed to KAMC. The ad shown is from July of 1983 and promotes Jeff Klotzman and Kevin Parker covering weather for the South Plains area.
KAMC TV Channel 28 Lubbock ad - 1983.

KAMR TV: Channel 4 Amarillo started out in 1953 as KGNC-TV. In 1974 the calls were changed to KAMR TV. The ad shown from 1983 promotes Gene Birk, Julie Emry, Jim Blue, and Roy McCoy.
KAMR TV Channel 4 Amarillo ad - 1983.

KBTX TV: John received KBTX-TV Channel 3 Bryan on skip reception from Sheridan, Wyoming. The photo ID of this 1133 mile DX is from 1969.
KBTX TV Channel 3 Bryan 1133 mile skip reception from Sheridan, Wyoming - 1969.

KCBD TV: KCBD TV Channel 11 came on the air in 1953 as Lubbock's second TV station. The KCBD-TV ad shown is from 1983. If the station sounds familiar, on February 4, 2015 a plane crashed into their tower.
KCBD TV Channel 11 Lubbock ad - 1983.

KCEN TV: KCEN TV Channel 6 came on the air in 1953 licensed to Temple. The station serves the Waco, Killeen and Temple market. The ad shown is from March of 1965.
KCEN TV Channel 6 Temple-Waco ad - 1965.

KENS TV: Channel 5 San Antonio came on the air in 1950 as KEYL. During 1954 the calls were changed to KGBS TV and then to KENS-TV. The ads shown are from March of 1965.
KENS TV Channel 5 San Antonio ad - 1965.
KENS TV Channel 5 San Antonio ad - 1965.

KFDA TV: KFDA TV Channel 10 Amarillo came on the air in 1953. The KFDA TV studios and towers are located at 7900 Broadway Drive as seen in the photo from 1963.
KFDA TV Channel 10 Amarillo 7900 Broadway Drive location - 1983.

KGNC: 710 Amarillo came on the air in 1922 as WDAG. Studios for KGNC Radio 710 Amarillo are located at 3505 Olsen Boulevard as seen in this photo from 1983.
KGNC Radio 710 Amarillo 3505 Olsen Boulevard studios - 1983.

KIII TV: KIII TV Channel 3 Corpus Christi came on the air in 1964. The ad shown is from March of 1965 10 months after KIII-TV came on the air.
KIII TV Channel 3 Corpus Christi ad - 1965.

KJAA TV: Channel 34 Lubbock first time on the air was in 1967 as KKBC-TV, that was changed to KMNX-TV and in 1973 the station went dark. Back on the air in 1981 as KJAA TV and in 1984 the calls were changed to KJTV. The KAJJ TV ad shown is from July of 1983.
KJAA TV Channel 34 Lubbock ad - 1983.

KLBK TV: Channel 13 Lubbock came on the air in 1952 as KDUB TV. In 1961 the call letters were changed to KLBK TV. The two ads are from 1983 and promote news people Trudi Lewis and Ron Roberts.
KLBK TV Channel 13 Lubbock ad - 1983.
KLBK TV Channel 13 Lubbock ad - 1983.

KMID TV: One of the most common skip receptions from Sheridan, Wyoming was KMID-TV Channel 2 Midland. John received KMID-TV on DX reception numberous times over the years. The photos of on air IDs are shown from the 926 mile skip reception during 1971. The print ad is from 1983 promotes news director Mike Barker.
KMID TV Channel 2 Midland 926 mile skip reception from Sheridan, Wyoming - 1971.
KMID TV Channel 2 Midland 926 mile skip reception from Sheridan, Wyoming - 1971.
KMID TV Channel 2 Midland ad - 1983.

KONO TV: KONO TV Channel 12 San Antonio came on the air in 1957. They changed call letters to KSAT TV in 1969. The ads shown are from March of 1965.
KONO TV Channel 12 San Antonio ad - 1965.
KONO TV Channel 12 San Antonio ad - 1965.

KOSA TV: KOSA TV Channel 7 Odessa came on the air in 1956. The ad shown is from July 1983.
KOSA TV Channel 7 Odessa ad - 1983.

KRIS TV: KRIS TV Channel 6 Corpus Christi came on the air in 1956 as the first TV station in the area. The ad shown is from March of 1965.
KRIS TV Channel 6 Corpus Christi ad - 1965.

KTBC TV: KTBC TV Channel 7 came on the air in 1952 as the first TV station in Austin. The ad shown is from March of 1965.
KTBC TV Channel 12 Austin ad - 1965.

KTPX TV: This station has an interesting history with a number of call changes and ownership. The 1983 ad promotes Carl Rogers and Brian Wilson. Both gentlemen have interesting careers, Wilson later was at Fox News.
KTPX TV Channel 9 Midland ad - 1983.

KVII TV: KVII TV Channel 7 Amarillo came on the air in 1957. The two ads shown are from July of 1983.
KVII TV Channel 7 Amarillo ad - 1983.
KVII TV Channel 7 Amarillo ad - 1983.

KZTV: Channel 10 Corpus Christi came on the air in 1956 as KSIX-TV. The call letters were changed to KZTV in 1957. The ad shown is from 1965. The station is currently owned by Cordillera Communications.
KZTV Channel 10 Corpus Christi ad - 1965.

WBAP TV: John received WBAP-TV Channel 5 Fort Worth on skip reception from Sheridan, Wyoming. The on air ID photo of this 980 mile DX is from 1971.
WBAP TV Channel 5 Fort Worth 980 mile skip reception from Sheridan, Wyoming - 1971.

WOAI TV: WOAI TV Channel 4 came on the air in 1949 as the first TV station in San Antonio. In 1974 the call letters were changed to KMOL TV and then in 2002 the original WOAI-TV calls were returned. The ads on this page are from March of 1965.
WOAI TV Channel 4 San Antonio ad - 1965.

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KFDA TV Channel 10 Amarillo, TX July 1983 ad


WOAI TV Channel 4 San Antonio, Texas 1965 ad

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