Geographic Collection – Continental US

Radio Station Studios in the 1920s

A collection of photographs from radio stations of the 1920s.

Transatlantic Tests Mark 99th Anniversary

12/09/2020 On December 11, 1921, radio history was made when the signal from amateur station 1BCG in Greenwich, Connecticut, was heard in Ardrossan, Scotland, marking…

Georgia Radio Is On the Mind as the Peach State Celebrates #Radio100

A series of radio spots and digital elements honor the state’s diverse population, lifestyles and culture By Susan Ashworth, RadioWorldSeptember 21, 2020 From the strains…

WLTL Is Named Best High School Station

John Drury Awards recognize excellence in high school radio By RW StaffDecember 7, 2020 Illinois’ WLTL Radio has been named Best High School Radio Station…

The Women Who Overcame Radio’s Earliest Glass Ceilings

Here are some of the women who excelled in U.S. radio in the first half of the 20th century By John Schneider ⋅ RadioWorldPublished: August…

KING-FM Studios Hit the High Notes

Iconic classical music outlet has a new home with the Seattle Opera By Paul Mclane, RadioWorldPublished: November 15, 2020 KING-FM had occupied its studios in…

Why WWV and WWVH Still Matter

Fans of NIST signals cite benefits including understanding the near-Earth environment By James Careless, RadioWorldPublished: July 1, 2020 Last year was one of both celebration…

Florida AM Station Plans to Go All-Digital

Neal Ardman says “It is time” By Paul MclanePublished: October 30, 2020 A Florida AM radio station plans to go all-digital soon, now that the…

Radio Broadcasting Becomes a Reality: KDKA on Nov. 2, 1920

Here’s how KDKA became the medium’s standard bearer 100 years ago By James E. O’NealPublished: October 3, 2020 ⋅ Updated: October 29, 2020 By the…

KNX, Los Angeles – A Centennial Station

The station will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sept. 10. By John SchneiderPublished: June 28, 2020 ⋅ Updated: August 6, 2020 This is part of…

The Birth of a Station

THE hush of early morning is broken only by the staccato beat of an isolated gasoline engine in a tent in an alfalfa field just…

The Don Lee Broadcasting System

We all know the big three U.S. television networks: NBC, ABC and CBS, but one nearly forgotten early network was ahead of them all. Many…

Finding local Emergency Alert Stations in the US

Emergency Alert Stations: A great source of local information by Mario Filippi During the pandemic a source of local information for residents in certain areas…

Investor plans ‘Mightier 1090′ after leasing signal of former sports radio station

‘SoCal-Sports-Talk’ format, summer launch planned for rebranded San Diego station By Tom Krasovic The San Diego Union-TribuneApril 26, 2020 Planning to relaunch San Diego radio station…

Radio Marti Begins Shortwave DRM Transmissions

USAGM aims to help drive development of low-cost DRM receivers By Hans JohnsonPublished: April 22, 2020 Radio Marti began Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) shortwave transmissions…

White House slams Voice of America, VOA fights back

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday launched an unusual attack on the congressionally funded Voice of America, the U.S. broadcaster that for decades…

KOA Building Tour – 1959

A tour of the KOA-TV and radio studios soon after their construction in 1959. Hosted by Pete Smythe with an introduction by Today Show Host…

Historic WHO Radio Recordings Now Online

Cliff Brockman Iowa Broadcast News Association December 9th, 2019 A large collection of WHO radio recordings in the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting (AIB) has been…

Tribute to a Century of Broadcasting

On the 100th anniversary of broadcast radio it’s still possible to hear an AM radio station on all 118 AM North American Medium Wave channels…

KNX Los Angeles Turns 99

California Mediumwave Station Celebrates 99 Years Dr. Adrian M. PetersonAWR “Wavescan”October 13, 2019 The well known powerful mediumwave station KNX in Los Angeles California is…

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