The year 1973 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting history.

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  • 4 June – KFMH of Davenport, Iowa, flips from its beautiful music format to alternative rock, using the slogan "99 Plus." The first song is reportedly "I've Seen All Good People" by Yes. The new station quickly gains a cult following and a reputation for playing music and showcasing genres and local artists ignored by other stations.
  • 15 October – Dutch public-broadcasting station Hilversum 3 begins round-the-clock transmission.

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  1. ^ a b c Radiomusications: Radio Reference: Independent Local Radio Stations (TBS Editors) Archived 2010-11-14 at the Wayback Machine; accessed 28 April 2008
  2. ^ a b Cox, Jim (2008). This Day in Network Radio: A Daily Calendar of Births, Debuts, Cancellations and Other Events in Broadcasting History. McFarland & Company, Inc. ISBN 978-0-7864-3848-8.
  3. ^ "Walter N. Greaza, Actor, 76, Is Dead. Served Actors Equity". The New York Times. June 3, 1973. Retrieved 2015-01-07.
  4. ^ "Edgar Stehli 89, Versatile Actor". 1973-07-27. Retrieved 2017-08-14.