Roots of Radio

Wisconsin Broadcasters Hall of Fame 2016 Class Set
Association to induct four from radio and television within the state More

Reinventing Bill Doherty and His High-Efficiency Amplifier
80-year-old technology gets a new lease on life More

My Brief History of the NAB Show
I felt as if I’d died and gone straight to broadcast equipment heaven More

From Radio Girls to #FoodPorn
From my bookshelf, four titles to stimulate your media senses More

Schenectady Shortwave Transmitters, 1941
General Electric built a trio of high-power AM stations in the early 1920s More

FM Slide Rule Is a Treasure From the Past
To bolster the enthusiasm and brio that came out of WWII, RCA sent customers this interesting device circa 1944 More

Christopher Sterling: Better Late Than Never to ‘Save America’s Radio Heritage’
“In a way we’re two decades too late,” admitted Christopher Sterling, chair of both the Radio Preservation Task Force and its parent organization, the National Recording Preservation Board, on the upcoming “Save America’s Radio Heritage” conference. More

The First Use of FM Multiplex Subcarriers
John H. Bose’s FM subcarrier receiver opened up “possibilities for new types of systems or services” More

The Case of the Mystery Ringing
One engineer remembers his quest for a quiet network line More

AAPB Adds New Hampshire Public Radio Presidential Collection
While the country is in the middle of the 2016 presidential campaigns, the American Archive of Public Broadcasting is compiling a new curated, free online presentation of presidential campaign content, “Voices of Democracy: Public Media and Presidential Elections.” More

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