Sounds of Change

Sounds of Change

A History of FM Broadcasting in America

eBook - 2008
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When it first appeared in the 1930s, FM radio was a technological marvel, providing better sound and nearly eliminating the static that plagued AM stations. It took another forty years, however, for FM's popularity to surpass that of AM. In Sounds of Change, Christopher Sterling and Michael Keith detail the history of FM, from its inception to its dominance (for now, at least) of the airwaves. Initially, FM's identity as a separate service was stifled, since most FM outlets were AM-owned and simply simulcast AM programming and advertising. A wartime hiatus followed by the rise of television pre.
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill : 2008
ISBN: 9780807877555
0807877557
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Additional Contributors: Keith, Michael C

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