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Radio

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Marconi small square Invention of the Radio: Guglielmo Marconi http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/marconi.htm Significance: Eventually this would set wireless communications across the English Channel and the rest of the world.
Fm am radio cassette recorder small square AM (ampliflied modulation) Radio Transmission http://library.thinkquest.org/27887/gather/history/radio.shtml 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.
Communityradiocartoon small square First Radio Broadcasting Station: KDKA Pittsburgh http://library.thinkquest.org/27887/gather/history/radio.shtml Significance: Many people enjoyed the service of radio broadcasting and become popular around the world.
Newsradio small square First News Radio Broadcast http://www.wired.com/thisdayintech/2010/08/0831first-radio-news-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.
Radioshack small square 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.
Television small square Philo Farnsworth presents the first all electronic television http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/farnsworth.html Significance: Soon after, the invention of tv would revolutionize the way people from around the world watch entertainment and even hear about the news.
Car radio small square Car Radio Significance: Galvin Manufactruing Coporatoin create the first car radio. Every car today has a radio in it. It some standard.
Cx50 hr small square Edwin Howard Armstrong invents FM radio http://www.fathom.com/course/10701020/ Significance: The FM radio sounds better than AM radio transmission and this attracted the young listeners of the 1970's.
War of the worlds tripod small square 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.
Radar1 small square 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.
Walkie talkie small square "Walkie-Talkie" 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.
Intro 3 small square 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.
2009 0223 npr logo thumb 250x248 small square NPR (National Public Radio) Significance: Is a multi million dollar company and is refrenced as one of the most accuarte sources of information.
Boombox 1597 small square The Boombox 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.
Mobilefirst 5 small square Motorola DynaTAC Cellular Phone http://www.fcc.gov/omd/history/radio/quality.html 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.
Walkman 1979 small square The Walkman 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.
145290 24 vic hayes small square Vic Hayes and his team invento Wi Fi http://www.wilcorpinc.com/wifi_history.htm Significance: Eventually by the 2000's Wi Fi is an everyday use and a helpful tool for those who have smart phones.
Xm logo small square Satellite Radio http://satelliteradiousa.com/satellite_radio_history.html 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.
Radio disney logo small square Radio Disney Significance: Was one of the most popular radio stations during the early 2000's. Very popular amongst children and young teenagers.
Ipod nano second generation small square Apple announced the release of the iPod http://www.ipodhistory.com/ 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.
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