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Amazing Radio Facts – Part 2

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The second edition about amazing facts all to do with the radio continues as we once again tune in to some of the most interesting events that have happened over the airways. In part one we saw how important radio was during the war years of WWII, and how the officials of Iceland deemed that […]

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Amazing Radio Facts – Part 1

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It seems as though radio has been around since the dawn of time, but that of course is not true. However, it has been with us through some of the momentous times in history, keeping us abreast of important information and relaying history live on air. Here are some amazing facts all connected with radio […]

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The Secret Life and Lies of Radio

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Most local radio is a godsend to a community, it can bring news and information and also can help to bond a community. It brings people together by organizing community events and arranging chat shows on air when local topics can be discussed by the people. However, some radio stations are run more ethically than […]

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What is the Difference Between FM and AM Radio?

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The biggest difference between FM and AM is how the carrier wave is altered or changed. AM is basically constructed to include sound, whereas with FM it is all to do with frequency and the amount of times the signal changes direction. In this blog we look a little deeper into the differences between FM […]

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The Many Jobs Behind the Scenes in Radio

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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

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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

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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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