Study Guide 3 Final - Exam 3: Study Guide (Final Version)...

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Exam 3: Study Guide (Final Version) Nov. 6—Dec. 4, 2007 Radio Ch. 4 & Empire of the Air Significant figures in the development of radio technology --Samuel Morse --James Maxwell --Heinrich Hertz --Guglielmo Marconi --Lee DeForest --Reginald Fessenden --Edwin Armstrong Different historical conceptions of the technology --Radio as… wireless telegraphy, wireless telephony, broadcast medium Regulatory structures and historical development --Radio Acts of 1912 & 1927 --RCA as government regulated monopoly --Federal Radio Commission --Federal Communications Act of 1934 --FCC --Telecommunications Act of 1996 History of commercial radio --Frank Conrad and 8XK --Westinghouse and KDKA --RCA --GE --Westinghouse --AT&T and WEAF --toll broadcasting --first network, BCA --NBC-Red and NBC-Blue (later ABC) --Motorola --CBS and Bill Paley --Mutual Broadcasting System and Mutual Black Network Golden Age radio content --Lowell Thomas -- Professor Quiz -- Amos ‘n’ Andy -- War of the Worlds Frequency modulation vs. Amplitude modulation Format radio Rotation Payola and pay-for-play Drive time College stations and progressive rock Commercial Radio formats --news/talk --adult contemporary --contemporary hit radio --country --urban --album-oriented rock
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Non-profit radio --National Public Radio (NPR) --Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 --Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) --Pacifica Foundation Pirate Radio and Low Power FM (LPFM)
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