Louis Wasmer: pioneer Wash. broadcaster

Pioneer Wash. broadcaster Louis Wasmer built & operated one of Seattle’s early radio stations – KHQ.  As competition heated up with more & more signals coming on air in Seattle, Louis packed up his transmitter, strapped it to his motorcycle & headed east settling in Spokane.  In addition to 590 KHQ, Louis owned/operated 1510 KGA & 970 KREM at various times throughout those stations’ histories.

Author: Mike Cherry

retired broadcaster: on-air, MD, PD, asst PD, Prod Mgr, IT, station technician/engineer, pioneer Internet webcaster, station installation/maintenance; 12 years in commercial radio, 17 years volunteer in campus/community radio in B.C., Alberta & Wash. Amateur radio operator & "DXer" specializing in AM night-time DX, short-wave DX/listening & remote SDR DXing/listening

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