Radio

Timeline created by A_Davis_World_3
  • Invention of the Radio: Guglielmo Marconi

    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.
  • AM (ampliflied modulation) Radio Transmission

    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.
  • First Radio Broadcasting Station: KDKA Pittsburgh

    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.
  • First News Radio Broadcast

    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.
  • Theodore and Milton Deutschmann Open Up RadioShack

    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

    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

    Car Radio
    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

    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.
  • The War of the Worlds (Radio Drama)

    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.
  • "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.
  • U.S Navy coins RADAR (Radio Detection and Ranging)

    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.
  • CBS Evening News is the first news televised broadcast

    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)

    NPR (National Public Radio)
    Significance: Is a multi million dollar company and is refrenced as one of the most accuarte sources of information.
  • The Boombox

    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.
  • Motorola DynaTAC Cellular Phone

    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.
  • The Walkman

    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.
  • Vic Hayes and his team invento Wi Fi

    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.
  • Satellite Radio

    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

    Radio Disney
    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

    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.