On the Short Waves, 1923-1945: Broadcast Listening in the Pioneer Days of Radio

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As radio developed in the early 1920s, the focus for most people was the AM band and stations such as KDKA, the first broadcast station. There was, however, another broadcast method that was popular among many early enthusiastsshortwave radio. As is true today, the transmission of news and entertainment programs over shortwave frequencies permitted reception over great distances. For many in America and beyond, shortwave was an exciting aspect of the new medium. Some still tune the shortwave bands to enjoy the programming. ...

On the Short Waves, 1923-1945: Broadcast Listening in the Pioneer Days of Radio 2007, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786430291

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On the Short Waves, 1923-1945: Broadcast Listening in the Pioneer Days of Radio 1999, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786405060

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