The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio

The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio

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The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio is an essential single-volume reference guide to this vital and evolving medium. Comprised of more than 300 entries spanning the invention of radio to the Internet, this refernce work addresses personalities, music genres, regulations, technology, programming and stations, the qgolden ageq of radio and other topics relating to radio broadcasting throughout its history. The entries are updated throughout and the volume includes nine new entries on topics ranging from podcasting to the decline of radio.Westinghouse stations were initially located at the factories, which meant that early performers had to learn to entertain in a room filled with ... Another experimental shortwave station, W8XK, was established in Pittsburgh and was soon broadcasting 18 hours per day including a a€œfar northa€ service to the Arctic. ... That same year, Westinghouse placed its first television station, WBZ-TV in Boston, on the air.

Title:The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio
Author:Christopher H. Sterling, Cary O'Dell
Publisher:Routledge - 2011-02-09


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