John Schneider worked at radio stations in Michigan and California before joining the broadcast equipment industry, working for Sparta, McMartin, RF Specialties, Broadcast Electronics and iBiquity, before retiring in 2016. He has written two books and numerous articles on radio history and was named a Fellow in radio history by the California Historical Radio Society. He publishes an annual photo calendar and maintains www.theradiohistorian.org.
NAB’s first president didn’t shy from controversy or experimentation
Memorial concert gets transatlantic audience
These stations knew how to share just about everything
Radio’s 1941 ASCAP boycott had long-lasting effects on the industry
Radio facsimile technology never fully caught on, but what if it had?
Fanny Brice crosses paths with radio
Art Deco movement brought style to shortwave broadcast equipment
Follow the evolution of spot playback technology.
Jim Boynton is shown with his hands full of history