National Museum of Broadcasting

To Preserve the Birthplace of the Broadcasting Industry


Included below are just a few links to sites that can provide additional information and details about the pioneers and pioneering events summarized on this web site. Many more are available through Internet searches.

Reginald Fessenden

Reginald Aubrey Fessenden

World's first radio voice broadcast from Mass. coast in 1906

Reginald Fessenden

An Unsung Hero


Frank Conrad

Frank Conrad Biography

Dr. Frank Conrad, Radio Pioneer, Dies - New York Times

IEEE Global History Network - Papers of Frank Conrad


Commercial Broadcasting


History of KDKA, Pittsburgh

Development of Radiophone Broadcasting


Shortwave Broadcasting

A history of broadcasting in the United States - A Tower in Babel

On the Short Waves - 1923-1945

History of international broadcasting


Electronic Television

Vladimir K. Zworykin


Public Television


WQED history

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