Radio's New Chance

Fuller, Helen
June 1944
New Republic;6/26/44, Vol. 110 Issue 26, p841
Focuses on the impact of frequency modulation (FM) on radio broadcasting in the U.S. Role of FM in breaking the monopoly of the air waves on which the amplitude modulation radio networks have fattened; Permission given under the Federal Communications Act to the broadcaster who is interested in improving the quality of radio, and perform better public service, to supersede the present licensee; Contribution made by Edwin H. Armstrong, a U.S. Army major, to the invention of FM; Failure of the national policy of ensuring a free radio through diversity in the control of radio outlets.


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