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History

1901

First Reception of transatlantic radio signals in Newfoundland from Marconi in the U.K. (one way)

1902

In 1902, a Marconi station was established in the village of Crookhaven, County Cork, Ireland to provide marine radio communications to ships

1903

First International Radio Telegraphic Conference, Berlin, Gemany

1904

Introducing of the VLF high power Alexanderson Radio Alternator

1905

J. Ambrose Fleming (U.K.) patented a rectifying diode valve - this was birth of the modern electronics

Dec. 1906

First Audio transmission of Prof. Reginald Fessenden from Brant Rock Radio Tower, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

1907

Founding of DeForest Radio Telephone Company thru Lee DeForest, an early Radio pioneer and later Tube developer

1908

American Students formed the "Wireless Telegraph Club" - the earliest recorded formation of an amateur radio club

1909

Edwin H. Armstrong - later first owner of a patent for the regenerative receiver - attended the Columbia University in New York City (graduated 1913)

1909

Charles David Herrold, an electronics instructor in San Jose, California, constructed a broadcasting station with modulation (narrowcasting: only voice, broadcasting: voice and music)

1910

New York Times advertised for wireless Radio

1911

An Antarctic Expedition by Australia  used German wireless equipment, made by Telefunken, for transmitting at 100 khz with 1 kW. Operator Walter Hannam

1912

U.S. Radio Act (federal law)

1913

The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea was convened and produced a requiring that shipboard radio stations to be manned 24 hours a day. Older transmitters were to replace by continuous wave transmitters.

1914 - 1918

World War I  --- Amateur"ham" licenses are suspended in almost all countries

1920

a typical shack in the 20-ies

1921

Vintage QSL card of "5KC" - U.S.A.

1923

2FC Sydney is Australia's first Longwave Station - 273 khz

1924

Transmitting Station St. Assise, France

1925

Ted Rogers, Canada, introduced the first batteryless Radio

1926

look at a QSL card from MW station "W O W O" Indiana, U.S.A.

1927

1st national opera broadcast over a network from an U.S. opera house in Chicago 

1928

Station KDKA Pennsylvania (980 khz) printed an information named "Radio Log" w. Frequency Listings of other Stations

1929

Title page of "Radio News" w. Radio Verification Stamps

1930

Manufactoring of Stromberg-Carlson Radio Receivers in Canada

Dec. 1931

Start of HCJB "Heralding Christ Jesus Blessings" - Quito, Ecuador

1932

Rugby Wireless Radio Station (U.K.)

1933

good Radio Equipment of the 30-ies: Patterson PR-10

1934

MW Station WLW (Ohio) changed the transmitter power to 500 kW =  strongest output TX of the entire U.S.A.

1935

Publishing of the book:  BBC - the Empire Service

1937

1936 to 1948

Radio Station HCJB - Envelopes

1949 / 1950

3x Radio Broadcast Station Start Authorization in Tokyo, Japan for shortwave programmes, allowed by American General Headquarters Far East

1951

RMC (Radio Monte Carlo, Monaco, french language) honoured w. 3 Stamps and a First-Day-Cover. RMC is member of EBU since 1950

1952

O.T.C. Leopoldville, the Radio for Belgian Congo:  change to an "only Relay Service" of RDN Belge (Brussels), no longer own programmes

1953

Radio Cultura, Sao Paulo (Brazil) start of shortwave service

1954

Start "Voice of Tangier" programmes

1955

QSL Radio KGEI broadcasting 19-m-band

1956

Radio Moscow published a colour Booklet

1957

Radio HCJB, Ecuador - Audio ID and announcement "Call of the Andes"

1958

old QSL verification of Radio Japan (NHK)

April 1959

1957

rarely QSL cards noted for reception reports of the satellite "SPUTNIK"

1960

Radio from Honolulu - Hawaii  "Sounds of Aloha" via KRHO

Jan. 1960

RTF Congo - QSL

April 1960

Radio HCJB "Voice of the Andes" Easter program (Ecuador)

1961

Radio HCJB - 30th anniversary Pennant

1962

Radio HCJB - Sticker "Die Stimme der Anden"

1963

ETLF Ethiopia - Voice of the Gospel  (Audio)

1962-1964

print advertising FEBC Philippines

1964

Radio Caroline - a radio ship at sea

1965

Pyrgos Broadcasting Station - Greece, ID (Audio)

1966

Radio Vilnius - Audio of ID

1968

Radio HCJB - Special Souvenir

1969

Radio HCJB, Ecuador - Pennant

1970

Deutscher Soldaten-Sender (German Soldiers Broadcast), GDR/East Germany - Audio

1971

La Voz de Levante, Spain  - ID (Audio)

1972

Audio of Radio Papeete (Tahiti, French Polynesia)

1973

Audio: Radio Free America - early offshore pirate with religious programmes of the popular Dr. McIntire

1974

Audio: Radio Canada Shortwave Club about the DX-Hobby

1975

Audio: Tropical Band - Dominican Republic - Radio Norte

1976

Audio: Radio El Espectador (Uruguay) 11835 khz

1977

example piece of printed "Radio Ghana Calling" from the G.B.C.

1978

End of Broadcast: Radio of Free Asia (R.o.F.A.), South-Korea

1979

QSL of Volcano Radio Station, Ascension Island

1980

Audio: Radio Nacional, Sao  Gabriel, Brazil

1981

Klaus P. Puth was appointed as Vice-President of R.M.R.C. (Free non-registered Radio Entity)

1982

Anti Cuba Radio-Stations like WBQA increased transmitting power - & first ideas of a "Radio Free Cuba", after a few months renamed in RADIO MARTI (starts May 1985). Legalized by "Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act" fr. 4th Oct. 1983

Sept. 1983

Start of Roger Kirk's RADIO VICTORIA - an "independent Shortwave Music Station"

1984

Cold war programme of Radio Moscow

1985

Audio:  WHRI World Harvest Radio, Indiana, U.S.A. - 11780 khz

 

 

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