Lorenzo Milam, KRAB Founder, Dies at 86

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Reason.com reports: “A broadcast pioneer just died in southern Mexico, a few weeks shy of his 87th birthday. Back in the 1960s and ’70s, Lorenzo Milam helped launch about a dozen offbeat FM stations—eclectic, adventurous outlets that tried to avoid the straightjacket formulas of both commercial and public radio. Lorenzo Milam worked for a few conventional stations in the 1950s. And then, when he started studying at Berkeley, he discovered KPFA, a noncommercial outlet run by the Pacifica Foundation. KRAB-FM went on the air in 1962, and Lorenzo ran it from then until 1968.
(Photos from the KRAB archive http://www.krabarchive.com)

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Jason Remington

Author: Jason Remington

Creator, Admin, & Editor of PugetSound.Media, a former broadcaster at KVAC/Forks, KDFL/Sumner, KTTX/KWHI/Brenham, TX., KONP/Port Angeles, KBAM/Longview, KAMT/Tacoma, KRPM FM/Tacoma, KJUN/Puyallup, KASY/Auburn, KTAC AM/Tacoma, KBRD FM/Tacoma, KMTT FM/Tacoma, and KOOL FM/Phoenix. Retired from AT&T.

19 thoughts on “Lorenzo Milam, KRAB Founder, Dies at 86

    1. Corrected, Ed. I had checked the list and double-checked, just like Santa Claus does. But, oops!
      (We all believe in Santa, right? I’m not the only one.)

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