qA premise of this unique encyclopedia is that radio broadcasting is so pervasive that its importance can be easily overlooked. More than 600 articles provide ample illustration of the role this medium plays throughout the world. From radio's invention to radio on the Internet, the cross-referenced and thoroughly indexed articles analyze over 100 years of topics, programs, issues, people, and places, and provide leads to further reading. Some 250 photographs qgive visual context to an often unseen world.q Scholars, old-time-radio admirers, and curious readers will appreciate the unparalleled comprehensiveness of this source.q--qThe Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year, q American Libraries, May 2004.RDS technology allows a station to transmit an eight character digital message ( e.g., station call letters, identification of music being ... Development Because of the line-of-sight limit to analog FM radio transmission, many transmitters are required to cover a large geographical area. ... Regular service began in Ireland, France, and Sweden, in addition to Germany, in 1987, the same year that Volvo madeanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Museum of Broadcast Communications encyclopedia of radio|
|Author||:||Christopher H. Sterling, Michael C. Keith|
|Publisher||:||Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers - 2004-01|