1977: KOPN's subscription rolls now top 1,000. Grants totaling over
$90,000 are received to obtain equipment and pay salaries to full-time
staffers. Reinforcing KOPN's commitment to underserved audiences,
an annual "Women's Day" schedule of programming is inaugurated, and
the children's show "Lullaby of Broadway" debuts.
Letter to KOPN 1977
Early this morning (Sept. 17, 1977), I received KOPN-FM from
Louisville, Kentucky. The reception was fair to good and the
signal was easy to identify as yours. I tuned in about 1:08 a.m.
(CDT) and heard a female announcer talking about something called
the North Village Auction, which was to be held today at 1 p.m. at
a place called the Marketplace. The lady said that anyone with
anything to donate could still do so by calling 449-0597. The
announcement was followed by a male announcer who talked about
the auction further and said, "You will benefit yourself and KOPN,"
by taking part. The announcement was followed by music.
As I said, the reception was fair to good and the station was easily
identifiable as yours. My receiver is a Technics ST-7600 with a
Pioneer SA-6500 amplifier, Winegard SC-650 antenna mounted at 30
feet on my home, about eight miles from downtown Louisville.
I would appreciate confirmation of my reception of KOPN-FM if the
fact about the auction and the phone number, etc., agree with the
broadcast. I enclosed a stamp for my verification and hope you find
my report useful in knowing where your signal is heard. I hope to
receive the station again sometime soon and I also hope the auction
was a grand success!
3023 Tremont Drive
Louisville, KY. 40205