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First FM Station goes On-Air

The first FM Station to ever go on air was Edwin Howard Armstrong’s W2XMN station.

 

For more milestones in the development of radio, see:

  1.  http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/22/1st-radio-broadcasts/ 
  2. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/21/nikola-tesla-files-a-patent-for-radio/
  3. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/21/the-first-u-s-radio-law/
  4. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/21/long-wave-radio/
  5. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/21/the-transistor/ ‎
  6.  http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/21/fm-portable-two-way-radio/ ‎
  7. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/20/discovery-of-the-fm-frequency/

 

Soure: Christopher H. Sterling and John Michael Kittross, Stay Tuned: A History of American Broadcasting (Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers, 2002),754.
Image Source: “Tower Over W2XMN,” Major Edwin Howard Armstrong Memorial Radio Club W2XMNhttp://www.qsl.net/w2xmn/Images/tower.jpg (accessed December 14, 2011).

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