KEEN becomes KEVR

June 2, 1940 Beginning today, radio station KEEN of Seattle becomes KEVR, but will continue to broadcast on 1370 kilocycles.
Officials of the station said yesterday no definite programs have been arranged for today and tomorrow, but advance notices of programs will be ready sometime this week.
Operated by a new company, the Evergreen Broadcasting Corporation, the station will continue to broadcast transcribed programs, or records, although some of the educational and entertainment features will be produced by Seattle persons in the KEVR studios.***
Seattle radio station which are members of the National Association of Broadcasters this week will broadcast a special “Radio Festival” program to helpacquaint listeners with technical radio facts.
An “Information Please” type of program **** , with Mayor Arthur B. Langlie as interrogator, will be broadcast six times, with the “board of experts” consisting of TED BELL of KRSC, DICK KEPLINGER of KOMO-KJR, NORMAN RUNYAN of KVI, MAURY RIDER of KIRO and JACK LATHAM of KXA.
The broadcast will be heard the next six consecutive evenings on successive stations: KVI, KJR, KRSC, KXA, KOMO, and KIRO.

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