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Think of these as 'Hotlinks to Hotlinks' - from these pages you can access the many other fine radio related pages on the Web.
History Collections Programming & Technical Collecting Radios
Chronology of Broadcast Events Cape Old Radio EarthStation1 The Antique Radio Collector
The Broadcast Archive The Antique Radio Page Yesterday USA Antique Wireless Association
History of Radio Transmission Chuck Schwark's Collection KQED Programs Antique Radio Classified
United States Early Radio History Keith's Vintage Radio Philco Service Data The Antique Radio Collector
History of Communications - Radio The Museum of Television and Radio The Horn Speaker Bunis
Hammond Museum of Radio George's Antique Radios Transistor History Atwater Kent
Broadcasting History Rod's Classic Radios Nostalgia Air Old Time Radio Digest
The Telegraph Office Joe Ricci's Radios FECA
Early Experiments Antique radio Top 40 Airchecks
FM Origins Art's Antique Radios Interval Signals
Philo Farnsworth Elliot Broadcast
Tesla MN/WI Broadcast

What can you tell me about the history of radio?

Sources from Dead Trees

"Behind the Front Panel"
David Rutland
ISBN 1-885391-00-5
Library of Congress Card Catalog Number 94-60507
This book is a guide to the circuits used in 1920 vintage radios, and some history behind their design.

National Radio-TV News Feb.-March 1954
"Romance of Radio and Television" John H. Battison
You probably won't find this...NRI produced this small magazine for their students. I got it in a box with old radio parts that I purchased from a neighbor.

"The Radio Collector's Directory and Price Guide"
Robert E. Grinder
ISBN 1-886606-06-4
Library of Congress Card Catalog Number 94-73783
An interesting book which has a lot of the early history of radio design and manufacturing. Primarily a price guide, there is lots of information on what you might expect to pay for old radios.

"Empire of the Air - The Men Who Made Radio"
Tom Lewis
ISBN 0-06-018215-6
This is also available on video as produced by PBS
ISBN 0-7936-0644-6
A great story about three men, Armstrong, DeForest and Sarnoff and their work in radio. The book is a great read, and the video features lots of footage from the early days of broadcasting.
The closing moments of the video by Ken Burns hold a hint of what's in his future... In Morse code, "Baseball next" :)

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