1987 History

Getting close to the date when KKFI was supposed to go on the air in 1988, the year 1987 was the busiest year in Mid-Coast’s history. New tasks ahead – completing the FCC application, using the Department of Commerce grant money, ordering and getting equipment delivered, hiring a program director, worrying about what to put on the air, starting a 2-node computer bulletin board system (pre-Internet), finding a studio location, getting new volunteers, continuing with the money-making bingo games, and encountering an unexpected challenge which threatened to sabotage the entire seven years of effort!

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