Friday, May 15, 2015

KFSG Los Angeles California - 1928

KFSG commenced broadcasting at 8:00 pm on February 6, 1924.

The pioneer religious station of the Church of the Foursquare Gospel was founded by the charismatic, compassionate, glamorous and at times, controversial female evangelist, Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944) and initially operated on 278 metres (1080 kilocycles) with a power of 500 watts.

Aimee Semple McPherson (Library of Congress public domain photograph).

With a seating capacity of 5 300 people, Aimee Semple McPherson's Angelus Temple opened on January 1, 1923. The KFSG studio and operating room was located on the 3rd floor with the transmitting antenna's two towers situated on the church roof.

History of KFSG

Jeff Miller's informative website includes two interesting and well-reseached articles written by Jim Hilliker, both of which are available by clicking onto the relevant links below :

Aimee Semple McPherson 3-Part Documentary YouTube Video

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

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