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1880's
idea for televison first surfaced in science fiction books
1884
Paul Nipkow developed rotating disk
1827
Farnsworth invented dissector tube
1827
1st public televison boradcat in England
1928
1st American Television Drama "The Queen's Messenger"
190's
Sarnoff perfected television
April 30, 1939
1st regular basic television broadcast at the World's faire in NY

Considered the debut of Television to the world
1940's
1st televisions were approx. 5 in accross the screen, B&W coloring for $200-$600
WWII
end of new technology growth
WWII
only 6 television transmitters broadcat in US during war
1980's
video recording entered the market
1980's
cable television entered the market
1984
FCC eliminated the 16 min per hour limit television stations had to follow and allowed them to air as many commercials as they wanted
1985
FCC ruled that a network con only have 12 VHF stations
television
instantanious transmission of images by electronic means over electrical transmission lines or by electromagnetic waves
heaviest viewers
senior citizens and house wives