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    Is the radio still one of the major devices? And what did the invention of the radio make possible for us? Radio made the communication over distance faster, it brought entertainment to the people’s houses, cars and it made live sessions possible. We have to ask ourselves what the radio waves might do to our body. Radio waves are made of two type’s, electrical and magnetic energy. (Steve Parker, “How Radio Works”) Nobody knew how it will affect the human body. They are largely unaffected by day or night, rain or weather. (Steve Parker, ”How Radio Works”) That means they go through our bodies. The invention of the radio might started wars and killed in the war a lot more people than there should be without it. Marconi helped improve radio sets…

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    Tv Vs Radio

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    Every sporting league has many options on how to present games to their audience; however, there are two genres that have become standard: television and radio. Each of these mediums have certain well-established conventions which work to effectively present the games to their respective audiences. Some of these conventions are shared by both genres, such as yelling to amplify excitement, and describing the game in detail to bring it to life for those watching or listening from home. But, there…

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    Could you imagine not being able to listen to your favorite songs on the radio? Had the radio not been invented in the 1920s that would be the case. “The first commercial radio station in the U.S., Pittsburgh’s KDKA, hit the airwaves in 1920... By the end of the 1920s, there were radios in more than 12 million households” (“The Roaring Twenties”). In addition to the radios there was much more going on in the 20s. During the 1920s there was several things taking place such as Prohibition,…

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    Radio In The Locker Room

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    James Robert Kennedy. Radio ends up not being allowed to get on the bus with the football team to travel to the game. The last football game for the season, Radio gets to keep the game ball. Frank (coach’s “friend”) calls Radio a distraction on the sidelines during a football game and it offends the coach. The school board assumes Radio is a distraction in a classroom setting and the school board manager says it is not good to have a retarded student distracting others. Coach Jones ask the…

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    Early Radio Legislation

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    Once early radio legislation, such as the Radio Act of 1912, determined that radio would be a commercial system, the primary question facing the industry was: how will radio be funded? This was resolved by the introduction of advertising to the airwaves, which set a number of precedents upon which modern media, principally, television and the internet, receive funding create their programming. As expressed by Michele Hilmes in her work Only Connect: A Cultural History of Broadcasting in the…

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    Radio Vs Red Pollard

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    One comparison that I would like to note, is the way the radio is portrayed throughout the movie. There are several scenes throughout the entire movie where a radio was used. One specific scene is towards the end of the movie, where Red Pollard is not able to race because of his injuries. Instead, he gets to hear the entire race, in detail, while listening to his radio (Ross, 1:40). All throughout the movie, there are scenes similar to this one. Whether it was families listening to a broadcast,…

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    the invention of radio has caused the most impact for society as it provided society with easier communication and later on entertainment alongside with access to information. Guliemlo Maroni the Italian man who is credited as the inventor of radio. Marconi read a biography from Heinrich Hertz, a German physicist who proved the theory of electromagnetic waves to which Marconi used his experiment by sending transmissions from one side of the room to the other. Marconi took his idea to the Italian…

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    The radio was created through the invention of radio waves which are electromagnetic waves that have been created to transmit different forms of media across the air. Radio waves were first created in the 1800’s which lead to the radio telegraph which was used in the last 1800’s and early 1900’s primarily for military communication. The first speech over radio waves was transmitted in 1915 across the United States. The first FM radio was created in 1933 which helped improve the technology and…

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    Marconi, made the radio and was able to send and receive radio signals in nineteen sixteen. Radios had become an important technological advances that positively affected society (Taylor. Pg.5). The radio impacted many lives in the past and today. The greatest impact radios had in life was during the Great Depression. Without radios, the United States would have been socially and economically behind because of the Great Depression in the late nineteen twenties and would still be developing…

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    de Forest, also known as ‘Father of Radio Broadcasting’ and some of his peers were one of the first people to send a public radio broadcast, the broadcast was sent from the Eiffel Tower. The radio is the single best invention out of all the inventions our class discussed. Firstly, the radio gave us communication for when satisfactory moment happen or when dissatisfactory events happens. The radio saved countless lives when people were in life threatening situations. Secondly, the radio started…

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