DOCUMENTING THE HISTORY OF RADIO IN NORTH TEXAS

INCLUDING EVERY SINGLE ARBITRON RATINGS SURVEY


 

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1920 - 1965

A year-by-year look at the evolution of radio in north Texas

Origins 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s

 

1966 - now

Highlights from each year, along with the top ten stations from each Arbitron survey.

(From 1966 to 1973, Arbitron measured Dallas and Fort Worth as separate markets. Only the top five stations are ranked during those years.)

            1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013            

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 


 

OTHER RATINGS SERVICES

CROSSLEY
Dallas
1935-1946
HOOPER
Dallas
1959
BIRCH
D/FW
1987-1991
ACCURATINGS
D/FW
1993-1998

 

MORE FROM THE ARCHIVES
KLIF/KBOX COLLECTION
Trade magazine advertisements from the 50s and 60s for Dallas' two giant top 40 stations
RADIO SCHEDULES
Newspaper listings from Dallas and Fort Worth from the 20s, 30s and 40s
PIONEER AMs IN TEXAS
An exclusive documentation of the first forty radio stations to broadcast in the state
PIONEER FMs IN TEXAS
An exclusive documentation of the first forty FM radio stations to broadcast in the state.
1941 WFAA/WBAP/KGKO
"FAMILY ALBUM"
 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE RECORD BOOK

THE #1 LIST
Top stations by survey
1966 to now
RECORD STREAKS
Ratings achievements
in the diary era (1966-2008)
RECORD HIGHS
Highest ratings by
frequency in the
diary era (1966-2008)


 

 

 

 

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