Listening on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today Jerome S. Berg

ISBN: 9780786451999

Published: May 14th 2014

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425 pages


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Listening on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today  by  Jerome S. Berg

Listening on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today by Jerome S. Berg
May 14th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 425 pages | ISBN: 9780786451999 | 8.18 Mb

The discovery and development of shortwave technology during the 1920s and 1930s permitted radio stations throughout the world to transmit their programs over long distances, even worldwide, for the first time, and the thrill of hearing broadcastsMoreThe discovery and development of shortwave technology during the 1920s and 1930s permitted radio stations throughout the world to transmit their programs over long distances, even worldwide, for the first time, and the thrill of hearing broadcasts from faraway places produced a dedicated American audience. Developments in shortwave broadcasting and shortwave listening from their inception through the war years were covered in On the Short Waves, 1923-1945: Broadcast Listening in the Pioneer Days of Radio, published by McFarland in 1999.

This book picks up the story in 1945, describing the resumption of organized shortwave listening after the war and its development in the years since. The companion volume, Broadcasting on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today, focuses on the worlds shortwave stations. Written from the standpoint of the serious shortwave enthusiast, this book begins with an examination of the broader shortwave listening audience. It then presents in detail the historie



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