The History of the Radio

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  • Electromagnetic Wave Experiments

    Electromagnetic Wave Experiments
    James Clark Maxwell experiments with electromagnetic waves.
  • First Transmition of Radio Wave

    First Transmition of Radio Wave
    David E. Hughes transmits and receives radio waves after he noticed the noise in the receiver of his homemade telephone.
  • "Wireless Radio"

    "Wireless Radio"
    Tesla showed the public a "wireless" radio communication. This started all of the scientists and inventors looking into wireless methods.
  • First Successful Radio Transmition

    First Successful Radio Transmition
    Marconi achieves the first successful radio transmition.
  • First Radio Audio Broadcast

    First Radio Audio Broadcast
    Reginald Fessenden made the first radio audio broadcast.
  • Wireless Ship Act

    Wireless Ship Act
    This act required all ships traveling further than 200 miles from coast and carrying more than 50 passengers to have a wireless radio.
  • Duplex Transatlantic Wireless Communication

    Communicated between North America and Europe through radio.
  • First Speech Over Radio

    First Speech Over Radio
    This was the first clear transmission of human voices.
  • First Known Radio News Program Broadcasted

    First Known Radio News Program Broadcasted
  • Radio Powered by a Battery

    Radio Powered by a Battery
  • Radio Navigation System- used by US Navy

    Radio Navigation System- used by US Navy
  • GPS Satellite Radios launched

    GPS Satellite Radios launched
  • US Army uses software radios

    US Army uses software radios
  • Internet Radios- no radios needed for this

  • Pandora Comes Out

    Pandora Comes Out
    The radio inspires and sets the foundation for Pandora to come out.
  • Auxilary Port comes out

    Auxilary Port comes out
    The radio set foundations for the Auxxilary port for cars to come out (the cord that connects your phone to your car radio)
  • Shazam is released

    Shazam is released
    clearly a creation inspired by listeners of the radio, Shazam is released as an App for smart phones!
  • Radio- Voice Activated!

    Radio- Voice Activated!
    You can now talk to your radio!
  • Radio- Now works like Pandora!

    The stations play what you want to hear and adjust to the genres of music that you want to hear.
  • Radio- Extinct

    Radio- Extinct
    IPhones and IPods have replaced the radio.