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Great Current Audio Dramas Made for Radio

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Since the dawn of radio to present day there has been no shortage of amazing radio dramas that have captivated audiences all over the world. From the early adventure of Superman to the world-shaking broadcast of War of the Worlds by Orson Welles that left people in a state of panic, hoping they were safe […]

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The Many Jobs Behind the Scenes in Radio

Working in Radio The thought of working in the entertainment industry is something that appeals to many people, but not always for the right reasons! Often these jobs come with a perception of a certain lifestyle, however, more often than not, success depends on many things not least of all hard work and dedication. When […]

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How To Pursue A Career In Radio

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Why Choose Radio Today the popularity of the internet has perhaps given the impression that the radio industry is dwindling. Whilst it is true that music can been easily downloaded and accessed there is something that this medium does not supply and that is the human element, so significant to the genre of radio. So […]

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The History of Sports Radio

Sports radio has always been very popular and is a great way for sports enthusiasts to keep up with what is happening with their favorite teams. They can listen to a game and hear the score. It is the next best thing to actually going to a game or watching it on TV. How It […]

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Top Radio DJ’s of All Time

Household names There have been many successful radio DJ’s over the years, but only some have become famous and become household names. Casey Kasem was one such person. He, in fact, was one of the co-founders of the very well-known and popular America Top 40 which was a countdown of the best songs. This then […]

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The Development of Radio over the Years

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The beginning of radio Radio would never have developed if scientists had not discovered electromagnetic waves during the 18th century. They then went on to develop the wireless telegraph. The first of what came to be considered the first transmission of radio waves was achieved by the Italian Guglielmo Marconi in the late 1800s, with […]

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Notable Moments in Radio History

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Radio has been in existence for a long time and there have definitely been some notable and memorable events at various stages over the years. The first radio show was a Christmas show that was broadcasted from Massachusetts on Christmas Eve in 1906. Another notable event happened in 1938 when Orson Welles transmitted a play […]

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Is Radio Dying Out?

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Many people today question whether or not radio is going to exist for much longer. After all, it appears that technology seems to change increasingly quickly and what was popular yesterday is not so much today. You just need to consider how we have changed from VCR machines to DVD players, and now Blu-Ray players […]

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How to Fix Up Your Old Radio – Part 2

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When fixing up your old radio bear in mind that there are two basic types of valve-radio, superhet (superheterodyne), and TRF (tuned radio frequency). Most of the parts for both radios will be the same, the biggest difference is the way they process the radio signals. The Parts The main parts for a valve-radio are: […]

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