Significance: Eventually this would set wireless communications across the English Channel and the rest of the world.
AM (ampliflied modulation) Radio Transmission
Significance: Many broadcasting stations used the radio as entertainment. The United States and Europe wanted to expand the use of their broadcasting channels and this pushed for the use of FM transmission.
First Radio Broadcasting Station: KDKA Pittsburgh
Significance: Many people enjoyed the service of radio broadcasting and become popular around the world.
First News Radio Broadcast
Sifnificance: A radio station in Detroit makes the first known news broadcast. This makes the current events form around the world faster for everyone to find out.
Theodore and Milton Deutschmann Open Up RadioShack
Significance: Theodore and Milton Deutschmann open up the store to sale radio equipment for "amateur radio" users. The company today is worth over 4 billion dollars.
Philo Farnsworth presents the first all electronic television
Significance: Soon after, the invention of tv would revolutionize the way people from around the world watch entertainment and even hear about the news.
Significance: Galvin Manufactruing Coporatoin create the first car radio. Every car today has a radio in it. It some standard.
Edwin Howard Armstrong invents FM radio
Significance: The FM radio sounds better than AM radio transmission and this attracted the young listeners of the 1970's.
The War of the Worlds (Radio Drama)
Significance: Even though the intention was just to make a good story for Halloween, many people thought "the breaking news" was real and thought there was a real alien invasion.
U.S Navy coins RADAR (Radio Detection and Ranging)
Significance: With the invention of RADAR this would change the way of military combat around the world.
Significance: Galvin Manufactoirng Company creates the walki talkie. They were mostly used on the field of combat during World War II but today they are used for a lot of different things. Today the have "toy" walkie talkies.
CBS Evening News is the first news televised broadcast
Significance: Almost everyone today recieves up to date information because of the daily news on televisoin.
NPR (National Public Radio)
Significance: Is a multi million dollar company and is refrenced as one of the most accuarte sources of information.
Significance: During the 1970's and 1980's the boombox changed the way people listened to music. Not only was this device portable but it was extremely loud.
Motorola DynaTAC Cellular Phone
Significance: Martin Coopers invention of the first cell phone would soon revolutionize the use of communicatino with wireless internet, WI-FI, and talk and text for hand held devices.
Significance: Sony sells it's first Walkman. This portable small cassete player allowed people to listen to the music they want to hear anywhere anytime. Kind of like a 1970's Apple iPod.
Vic Hayes and his team invento Wi Fi
Significance: Eventually by the 2000's Wi Fi is an everyday use and a helpful tool for those who have smart phones.
Significance: Digital Audio Radio Service (DARS) was established by the FCC and was auctioned to two companies American Mobile Radio (known today as XM Radio) and CD Radio (know today as Sirius Satellite Radio). Both companies are multi billion dollar industries.
Significance: Was one of the most popular radio stations during the early 2000's. Very popular amongst children and young teenagers.
Apple announced the release of the iPod
Significance: The iPod is only 10 years old and it has changed the way people listen to music. Not only are these devices small, they are capable of using radio, wireless internet, and even video games.