Radio history

  • Marconi

    Tada The radio is born. Italian inventor Marconi Sent and recived the first radio signal. A lot of people say they think Marconi did not invent radio.
  • Audion Tube

    Audion Tube
    This was a amplipher to make radio signals travel farther. It was created by Lee De Forest. Some controversy says that he did not create the amlipher.
  • Radio Stations

    In 1920 Marconi stared the first radio station. Originonally the station was named 8XK But renamed to KDKA later. This is a running radio station today in Pennsylvania.
  • Advertising

    In 1922 one of the first radio advertisements was aired. It aired for 10 minutes. This ad was for a apartment complex and the were charged $50
  • FRC

    Uncle charlie which was people who broadcasted in the nieghborhood. then the Federal Radio Commission (FRC) to restrict radio. This limmited the amount of people that could have radio stations.
  • Golden Era

    This is when radio was the best. In the 1930s and the 1940s was the middle of the great depression. This provided a escape from the real world.
  • Famous shows

    The golden Era brought a lot of famous characters. Amos n Andy, Gunsmoke The Shadow Our Miss Brooks superman and more. This brought the whole family to listen to the radio.
  • Radios Demise

    Radio is dieing and nobody cared. The advertisers left the radio stations for tv. but then they played music