Evolution of Radio Broadcasting and Trends Essay

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Evolution of Radio Broadcasting and Trends 1. How did the words come into existence? a.Radio Based on the term to radiate, radio first appeared in words like radio conductor, appeared in few articles, was adopted by the US navy and finally became common with commercial broadcasts in US by 1920’s. b.Broadcasting It’s said to have come from an agricultural term meaning "scattering seeds widely”. Later on adopted in languages by Europe and Asia. 2. Combination of Radio + Broadcasting Being referred to as wireless technology until mid 20th century, it’s now that Radio is referred to as the transreceiver chip and wireless indicates the technology used for Radio communication. Radio broadcasting is transmission of radio waves intended to reach a wide audience. Stations can be linked in radio networks to broadcast common programming, either in syndication or simulcast or both. Audio broadcasting also can be done via cable FM, local wire networks, satellite and the Internet. 3. Who is the father of Radio Broadcasting? Guglielmo Marconi, Italian Nobel laureate in Physics is credited for his work on radio telegraph. Perfected a radio system that transmitted Morse code letter S over the Atlantic Ocean.Micheal Faraday, James Clerk Maxwell, Heinrich Hertz, Lee De Forest, Nikolai Tesla are other names who made contributions to the field. Though It is believed that the Indian scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose, invented the radio, and not Marconi, as it is widely known today. Marconi got his patent before and hence the international recognition. 4. Which are the main Bodies of Radio Broadcasting, licensing and when did it start in India? a. A national service planned, developed and operated by the Prasar Bharati Broadcasting Corporation of India Sound broadcasting started in India in 1927 with the proliferation of

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