Philadelphia radio broadcasting history archive. Exclusive images, interviews, research, and discussion.

About This Site

The Philadelphia Radio Archives is devoted to preserving the history of Philadelphia radio broadcasting. The site is written by Alan Boris, an avid broadcast historian, author, member of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia, and a technology professional specializing in developing software and large scale web applications. (More about that here) This site was founded in late 1996, originally located on the AOL Hometown service at http://members.aol.com/PhilaRadio. In the first ten years of operation, tens of thousands of visitors stopped by to learn about the history of Philadelphia radio. Many thanks to the dozens of people who have written encouraging e-mails over the years, including many industry insiders with offers of assistance and corrections.

The AOL servers where this site was fomerly hosted were unceremoniously shut down in November, 2008. In early 2009, the site was relocated to the PhillyRadioArchives.com domain, and in May of 2009, a total site redesign and modernization was completed.

This site was redesigned again in Summer 2011 to coincide with the release of the Author's book, Philadelphia Radio. For more information about the book, see this page.

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