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The following discussion is an archived debate of the proposal. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the debate was move to KFI. —Nightstallion (?) 17:38, 13 February 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Moved from KFI AM 640 to KFI AM. US radio stations often change their broadcast frequency. Although it's not likely that KFI will do so, it's a bad precedent to include the frequency as part of a standard heading. Bill 20:13, 2 Apr 2004 (UTC)

but the station is known as KFI AM 640... it looks really strange now--KFI (AM). Could it be moved to KFI? Or is it Wikipedia policy to have pages titled with only 3 letters be redirects? Perhaps then KFI (radio station) or something similiar depending on historical precedent. Theshibboleth 07:58, 4 February 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I agree, the station should be at just KFI, as there is no need for disambiguation here. I think originally there were two articles, KFI AM 640 and KFI, which were subsequently renamed KFI AM and KFI-AM respectively... ultimately the two articles were merged and renamed KFI (AM). DHowell 05:46, 7 February 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  • Support. I have searched all 3 FCC callsign databases (AM, FM, TV), and can confirm that there is only one station currently using the KFI call letters. I fully support this move per WP:NC#Broadcasting. —A 06:50, 7 February 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
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Fair use rationale for Image:Opt logo kfi.jpg[edit]

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The "Real" KFI[edit]

John Ziegler, a former KFI host, has launched a new website exposing much of what goes on in the KFI studio. We should analyze this and possible include some of this information in the KFI wiki.

>> http://www.therealkfi.com/index.html —Preceding unsigned comment added by 68.4.140.96 (talk) 05:09, 10 January 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]

We can't include anything from that source because it's a self-published site. See WP:V. ·:· Will Beback ·:· 23:14, 15 January 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]

John Paoli[edit]

My husband, John Paoli was the chief engineer for KFI for 10 years (1998-2008) and was responsible for the rebuilding of the tower in 2008. After it's completion, he took a week's vacation and died suddenly on Sunday, October 18, 2008. The tower was dedicated in his name and bears a plaque in remembrance. This can be verified through many of your own links such as the one run by Paul Sakrison. I would appreciate this being included in you article on KFI as John worked endless hours and took great pride in all his responsibilities. If you go to Sakrison's site, there is a photo of John. Mrs. Johnny P 23:31, 27 September 2010 (UTC) —Preceding unsigned comment added by Shaeamia (talkcontribs)

Removing "Quality Standards" Tag[edit]

It's apparently been in place since 2008, and I wonder if this is really justified, so I will boldly remove & if anyone sees fit to restore, please include your rationale here.Boogerpatrol (talk) 22:41, 18 May 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Your Current Advertising RE: Dental Procedures[edit]

Many of my friends to listen to your station daily told me about an advertisement that states "wake up with all new teeth". Being born and raised here in Southern California and spending close to three decades in Lake Arrowhead KFI was my favorite radio station for many many years. However due to my house burning to the ground I had no choice but to relocate to Colorado for The Last 5 Years. My parents becoming ill, brought me back home in Nov., 2016. I'm pretty sure your station was 95.1for D.D if I remember correctly and remembered your location being in San Bernardino, CA. Apparently alot of changes have taken place. I have two questions I need answered please. 1. Where can I find you these days ON MY STERO for KFI FM ?? 2. Please give me information on the dental advertisement so many of my friends have told me about at your convenience please! Thank You So Very Much!

Sincerely, Cheri'J. Wagner My contact Info is as follows: (951) 660-0249 My Cell & Primary #, Email pokergal0317@gmail.com Mailing Adress: 30617 Delta Dr., Nuevo, California 92567

CJW/sf cc: file

HarlieGirl2018 (talk) 05:31, 15 August 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This is off topic Tpaclatee (talk) 17:40, 30 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Original research, reference required[edit]

"the local regulation authorities in apparent defiance of electrical engineering principles, and communications law, demanded "a 10 percent reduction in overall height", otherwise the necessary permits would be refused, not withstanding the federal government's primary authority over radio communications, and KFI's strategic role as an Emergency Alert System station for the western U.S. region)."

172.251.69.173 (talk) 20:07, 22 October 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

References dead link[edit]

Hello, there is a dead link in the references section. Specifically, the third reference to the PDF by the FCC stating the emergency response plan. It is recommended that the dead link tool be ran on the page and to convert all pages to archived links where possible. Tpaclatee (talk) 17:40, 30 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Updated link is this [1]https://www.caloes.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/Warning-Center/Documents/StateofCaliforniaEAS-Plan.pdf Tpaclatee (talk) 17:51, 30 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
The archive link is this https://web.archive.org/web/20230326181415/https://www.caloes.ca.gov/wp-content/uploads/Warning-Center/Documents/StateofCaliforniaEAS-Plan.pdf Tpaclatee (talk) 17:54, 30 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@Tpaclatee has updated the article to replace the broken citation with a new citation reading:
“Gabbert, Jim (October 11, 2017) [December 20, 2012]. Gabbert, Jim (ed.). "Emergency Alert System" (PDF). California Governor’s Office of Emergency Preparedness (Downloadable PDF from publisher’s website). www.caloes.ca.gov/office-of-the-director/operations/response-operations/warning-center/emergency-alert-system: Federal Communications Commission. State Emergency Communications Commission. p.12. Archived(PDF) from the original on October 26, 2022. Retrieved March 13, 2023 via caloes.ca.gov.
The updated link has been included along with the archive link. Tpaclatee (talk) 18:30, 30 May 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]