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BBC Radio 4 Documentary: The World’s First Radio Station

We’ve mentioned this 19th century broadcasting technology before; the “telephone newspaper.” If, like me, you found the technology fascinating, you’ll certainly love this BBC Radio 4 documentary The World’s First Radio Station. Here is the description from BBC Radio 4: … Continue reading

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ETOW featured on PRI’s The World Technology Podcast

Shortwave radio charity, ETOW (Ears To Our World) has been featured in this week’s PRI’s The World Technology Podcast. If you’ve never heard of ETOW, check out our previous posts or simply visit ETOW’s website. Self-powered shortwave radios are an … Continue reading

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Victorian era “radio”

This post is off topic from my typical posts about wireless technology. Nonetheless, I’m a sucker for documentaries regarding the history of technology. BBC Radio 3 recently had a Sunday documentary about the “Pleasure Telephone”–a Victorian era technology that used … Continue reading

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