Did you know? KNOM turns 42 this month.
It was on July 14, 1971 that KNOM-AM first went on the air, with a broadcast initiated by Bishop Robert Whelan, pictured. We’ve been on the air ever since, with the support of so many volunteers, staffers, community members, and of course, kind donors like you. This year, thanks to you, our mission completes its 42nd year of service – and makes preparations for the next 42 years and beyond.
This article is part of the July 2013 edition of our newsletter, The Nome Static.