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News from 10-20-30 years ago


September 29, 1982- KRSA, Southeast Alaska’s newest radio station signed on the air at noon Friday, September 24 with a signal that reaches to Petersburg, Kake, Wrangell, Gustavus, Juneau and Telegraph Creek. In at least one case, the signal reached all the way to Eagle, Alaska, about 700 miles away.

The official sign-on was followed by the national anthem, the Alaska State Flag song, a prayer of dedication and a song, “My Tribute,” to bring the radio station on the air. Finally, the station aired a brief explanation about Friday being its first official broadcast day.

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