KDHX Community Media is the name for the operations of the Double Helix Corporation, a 501(c)3 non-profit arts and educational organization with a mission to build community through media, with diverse and independent voices that enrich the perspectives of our audiences. We promote civic and cultural participation by providing the tools, technology, and training vital to informed, creative expression. The Double Helix Corporation was formed after the demise of KDNA, a countercultural community-radio station that operated in Saint Louis's Gaslight Square district in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The corporation is independent of any governmental entity and is not affiliated with any religious or educational organization.
KDHX Community Media is the name for the operations of the Double Helix Corporation, a 501c3 nonprofit Missouri Corporation.
In accordance with the provisions of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's Community Service Grant, the Double Helix Corporation engages an independent accounting firm to perform a financial audit at the end of its September fiscal year. Annual financial reports are contained in the audits that are available for download below.
Each year, KDHX delivers a report to the Equal Employment Opportunity Comission (EEOC or EEO) to attest to its dedication to non-discrimination in employment and operations.
88.1 KDHX is an independent, non-commercial, listener-supported radio station offering a full spectrum of music along with cultural and public affairs programming. KDHX is a 42,000 watt stereo station broadcasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week, within an 80-mile radius of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
The KDHX offices and studios are located at 3504 Magnolia in the Tower Grove East neighborhood; its tower is located in Jefferson County just south of St. Louis.
For more than 25 years, Double Helix Corporation has provided the community and public access television services for the City of Saint Louis through cable franchise legislation which required that the company providing cable services in the City provide the funding and channels for Double Helix to provide these services. During that time, Double Helix provided the tools, technology and training for the citizens of of Saint Louis City to tell their own stories and show them on cable television.
In a unique flyby performance, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club dropped into the 88.1 KDHX Magnolia Ave Studio for an all acoustic set.