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A Short History of Electrical Communication [microform]
Bib ID 5315494
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1977 
17 p. 
Summary

This report presents a brief history of the development of telecommunication from Samuel Morse's invention of electromagnetic telegraph in 1838 to the present. Technological advancement is examined in the development of wire telegraph, ocean cable telegraph, wire telephone, radiotelegraph, radiotelephone, AM (amplitude modulation) and FM (frequency modulation) broadcast, television broadcast, color television, pay television, educational broadcast, cable television, and other radio uses. Also discussed is the role of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in regulating broadcast and special radio services after 1934. (SC)

Notes

ERIC Note: Information Bulletin No. 6. For related document, see ED 064 944.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Administrative Agencies.  |  American History.  |  Broadcast Industry.  |  Federal Legislation.  |  Mass Media.  |  Technological Advancement.  |  Telecommunications.  |  Telephone Communications Systems.
Form/genre Journal Articles.
Other authors/contributors Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC
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