SMAD Test 3 Radio
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1912 Radio Act
Requires ships to have radio operators on duty 24/7.
Gave secretary of commerce the right to assign specific frequencies for broadcasting and give license
The first licensed commercial radio station. Frank Conrad in 1920
WEAF New York
First radio station in NY. The first radio advertising commercial in 1922. AT&T flagship station. Red network.
WJZ New York
1925, RCA, network. Competes with AT&T. point-to-point to point to-multipoint. Blue network.
Buys WEAK from AT&T in 1926. RCA creates NBC.
Radio Corporation of America
1927. Columbia Broadcasting System. Known as people's network
American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. Created by the publishing firms of Tin Pan Alley to enforce royalty payments for publishers and composers
A music licensing organization that represents individuals who hold the copyrights to music written in the US. Rock and roll, Broadcast Music Incorparated
1927 Radio Act
established the Federal Radio Commission (FRC)
1934 Communication Act
Created the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and formed the basis for the media regulation for more than 60 years
1934 NBC Trade Restraint
Sells blue network to ABC
informal talks given by FDR over the radio; sat by White House fireplace; gained the confidence of the people
Skips off the ionosphere. Improves at night, ionosphere strong at night. Not that good for music. Amplitude Modulation
Frequency Modulation. Better for music. Line of sight (Goes to the receiving station)
1965. If you own AM and FM stations, you can only duplicate 50% of the content.
Direct Audio Radio Satellites. refers to any type of digital radio program service. Sirius/XM
Moondog Coronation Ball
First Rock & Roll concert; Never actually took place due to a mob scene thanks to overcrowding; Organized by Alan Freed. Cleveland
morning and evening commute when most people trapped in car in traffic going to and from work, radio ads charge more money
A new form of audio transmission that eliminates all static and makes more program choices possible. Digital Audio Broadcasting
Signals use the same AM or FM bandwidth as the station's analog signal Digital information is contained within the station's signal.
Software Defined Radio. It knows where it is. It knows what is available. It learns and recognizes the patterns of the user. No such thing as spectrum scarcity. Based on time division mutiplexing