Radio History

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  • Marconi sends first radio signal

    Marconi sends first radio signal
    Guglielmo Marconi successfully sent the first radio signal. After many failed attempts he finally got it. However, the first signals did not go very far.
  • Amplitude Modulation

    Amplitude Modulation
    First type of radio signals used.
  • Radio 1st broadcast signal to ships

    Radio 1st broadcast signal to ships
    First radio signal successfully dilivered to a from a ship. This was a mjaor breakthrough in keeping contact with people on land.
  • Forest files patent for Adion

    Forest files patent for Adion
    Lee De Forest created the Adion.
  • Reginald Fessenden sent out a program of music and speech

    Reginald Fessenden sent out a program of music and speech
    He also developed the first sphisticated radio transmitter.
  • Airplane 1st Radio signal transfer

    Airplane 1st Radio signal transfer
  • First Radio Station

    First Radio Station
    Radio stations began to pop around this time.
  • Commercial

    Commercial
  • Number of broadcasts

    Number of broadcasts
    The number of personal radio broadcasts soared from 30 in 1922 to 556
  • FRC

    FRC
    FRC (Federal Radio Commision) was established to control radio airwaves and etc.
  • Frequency Modulation

    Frequency Modulation
    Edwin Howard Armstrong created FM, improving audio frequency
  • Radio becomes major source for news

    Radio becomes major source for news
    Radio broadcast journalism establishes itself as a significant national media force as it covers the daily events of World War II.
  • Elvis Presley records first record

    Elvis Presley records first record
    King of rock!
  • Michael Jackson records first record

    Michael Jackson records first record
    King of Pop!
  • Woodstock

    Woodstock
    One of the biggest music festivals ever.