The Information Age

Long Wave Radio Introduced

In 1927 the long wave radio was introduce in the US. It was used on domestic telephones lines.  Radio wavelengths come in various sizes.  Long Wave radio waves travel a longer and further distance which enables them to be used in domestic situations such as on telephone lines.

 

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/the-transistor/ ‎
  5.  http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/21/fm-portable-two-way-radio/ ‎
  6.  http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/20/first-fm-station-goes-on-air/
  7. http://infoagetimeline.umwblogs.org/2011/09/20/discovery-of-the-fm-frequency/

 

Source: Eli M. Noam, Telecommunications in Europe (Oxford University Press, 1992), 61.

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