Inventing the Radio

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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The first successful radio transmission forever changed the way humans communicate, share news, and enjoy entertainment. This comprehensive book combines both the history and technology behind radio through the ages, documenting the earliest experiments with radio waves to the arrival of podcasting. Other topics include

how people ommunicated information before radio

Reginald Fessenden's first voice transmission

early radio stations and the advent of commercials

ham radio operators

the Golden Age of radio broadcasting

radios in daily life, including shortwave, Citizens Band, satellite, and digital radio
 

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Contents

Radio Waves
Early Broadcasting 14 On the
Radios at Home 18 Golden Age of Radio
Sending a Signal
Inside a Radio
Different Radios 28 Invisible Waves
The Future of Radio 32 Glossary and Index
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