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Ham radio operator Diego Serrão was the pioneer in T&T broadcasting.

On January 10th, 1935, Serrão conducted tests for a two-way radio conversation between Trinidad and Barbados, in preparation for Bajans receiving cricket commentary on a Test match in Port-of-Spain.

Seven days later, from his home at #1 Broome Street, Woodbrook, Serrão transmitted full commentary of the cricket match at regular intervals.

This marked the colony's first licensed radio broadcast.

Around this same time, station VP3CA by Cyril Alonzo operated illegally as a pirate station to broadcast the first MCC cricket match with the West Indies. His wireless apparatus was seized by the government.

In 2010, Serrão was posthumously honoured by the T&T Publishers and Broadcasters Association at their 7th Annual Dinner and Awards for Media Excellence.
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Ham radio operator Diego Serrão was the pioneer in T&T broadcasting. On January 10th, 1935, Serrão conducted tests for a two-way radio conversation between Trinidad and Barbados, in preparation for Bajans receiving cricket commentary on a Test match in Port-of-Spain. Seven days later, from his home at #1  Broome Street, Woodbrook, Serrão transmitted full commentary of the cricket match at regular intervals. This marked the colony's first licensed radio broadcast. Around this same time, station VP3CA by Cyril Alonzo operated illegally as a pirate station to broadcast the first MCC cricket match with the West Indies. His wireless apparatus was seized by the government. In 2010, Serrão was posthumously honoured by the T&T Publishers and Broadcasters Association at their 7th Annual Dinner and Awards for Media Excellence. . . . #broadcasting  #broadcasthistory  #radio  #radiohistory  #tthistory  #vintagetrinidad  #trinidad  #westindies 
RADIO HISTORY! In episode 82, learn about the radio broadcasting industry in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Let James Scully guide you on a trip into radio history..fascinating stuff!!!
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RADIO HISTORY! In episode 82, learn about the radio broadcasting industry in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Let James Scully guide you on a trip into radio history..fascinating stuff!!! https://soundcloud.com/thewallbreakers
In 1935, Broadcast Relay Malta Ltd. (Name changed to Rediffusion Malta Ltd.) began broadcasting on the Mediterranean Island, the Republic of Malta.  Initially established to counter fascist propaganda, the station grew to encompass Music, News and Feature pieces to 50,000 subscribed listeners.
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#radiomalta #malta #republicofmalta #maltese #radiohistory #broadcasthistory #vintageradio #rediffusion #rediffusionmalta #broadcastrelaymalta #meditarranean #irf #irfradiofest #maltaetta #irfmalta #irf2018 #internationalradiofestival #radio #broadcasting #radiobroadcasting
In 1935, Broadcast Relay Malta Ltd. (Name changed to Rediffusion Malta Ltd.) began broadcasting on the Mediterranean Island, the Republic of Malta. Initially established to counter fascist propaganda, the station grew to encompass Music, News and Feature pieces to 50,000 subscribed listeners. • • • • #radiomalta  #malta  #republicofmalta  #maltese  #radiohistory  #broadcasthistory  #vintageradio  #rediffusion  #rediffusionmalta  #broadcastrelaymalta  #meditarranean  #irf  #irfradiofest  #maltaetta  #irfmalta  #irf2018  #internationalradiofestival  #radio  #broadcasting  #radiobroadcasting 
May 1, 1999 - SpongeBob SquarePants premieres on Nickelodeon after the Kids' Choice Awards.  #spongebob #kidschoice #animation #broadcasthistory #Nickelodeon #MTV #Gary
Final steps in my #diy RCA BA-2A tube preamplifier build. My favorite, decent and solid build on extremely rare Sylvania military tube from 1949 and RCA tube from 1947, USSR electrolytes from 1954, metrix vu meter from 70s. Looks cool, sounds cool.

#diy #diyelectronics #tubegear #recordingstudio #recordinggear #gearslutz #gearporn #militarytube #rca #radiocompanyofamerica #rcavictor #ga #gastudios #gadesign #vintage #vintagegear #doityourself #tubepreamp #vocalrecording #broadcasthistory #musicproduction
Final steps in my #diy  RCA BA-2A tube preamplifier build. My favorite, decent and solid build on extremely rare Sylvania military tube from 1949 and RCA tube from 1947, USSR electrolytes from 1954, metrix vu meter from 70s. Looks cool, sounds cool. #diy  #diyelectronics  #tubegear  #recordingstudio  #recordinggear  #gearslutz  #gearporn  #militarytube  #rca  #radiocompanyofamerica  #rcavictor  #ga  #gastudios  #gadesign  #vintage  #vintagegear  #doityourself  #tubepreamp  #vocalrecording  #broadcasthistory  #musicproduction 
This may not look like much, but it's a real treasure chest, full of all the missing pieces of @kbooradio history - including volunteer newsletters! #portlandradio #kbooradio #kboo #history #broadcasthistory
February 28, 1954 - The first color television sets are offered for sale to the general public. #tvhistory #colortv #hollywoodhistory #broadcasthistory #nostalgia
On This Day in History January 21, 1924: British comedian and actor Alfred Hawthorne Hill better known as Benny Hill (January 21, 1924 - April 20, 1992) was born in Southampton, England.

#BennyHill #AlfredHawthorneHill #BritishHistory #BritishComedy #ComedicHistory #TelevisionHistory #BroadcastHistory #TVHistory #OnThisDayinHistory #ThisDayinHistory #HistoryToday #TodayinHistory #History #Historia #Histoire #HistorySisco
In just a few days, I’ll be back in LA, and I can’t wait to see everyone again!

BUT I can’t leave the Garden State without checking another weird NJ place off my list.

The infamous 1938 radio broadcast of +War of the Worlds+ begins with the Martians landing in Grover’s Mill in Jersey. Although history has exaggerated the broadcast’s effects on the public, it is still true that several people who heard it were really convinced Earth was under attack. 
The township erected a plaque to commemorate this broadcast and its place in history. Hats off to the blending of real and fictional spaces!

#WeirdNJ#HGWells#waroftheworlds 
#martians#heatrays#alieninvasion 
#scifi#worldonfire#broadcasthistory 
#orsonwelles#masspanic#tripods
In just a few days, I’ll be back in LA, and I can’t wait to see everyone again! BUT I can’t leave the Garden State without checking another weird NJ place off my list. The infamous 1938 radio broadcast of +War of the Worlds+ begins with the Martians landing in Grover’s Mill in Jersey. Although history has exaggerated the broadcast’s effects on the public, it is still true that several people who heard it were really convinced Earth was under attack. The township erected a plaque to commemorate this broadcast and its place in history. Hats off to the blending of real and fictional spaces! #WeirdNJ #HGWells #waroftheworlds  #martians #heatrays #alieninvasion  #scifi #worldonfire #broadcasthistory  #orsonwelles #masspanic #tripods 
79 years ago tonight, Orson Welles broadcast his 'War of the Worlds' radio drama on the Columbia Broadcasting System radio network as part of his anthology series 'The Mercury Theatre on the Air'. An adaptation of the 1898 H.G. Wells novel of the same name.

A large portion of the show involved news broadcasts interrupting "regularly scheduled" music to report on explosions on Mars, as well as an unidentified object crashing into a field in New Jersey. What followed was a full blown alien invasion.

Many accounts claim that the broadcast led to widespread panic, but some consider this to be an exaggeration. The radio drama did begin with a disclaimer that it was a work of fiction, though some believe that many listeners tuned into the broadcast after the caveat, having previously been listening to another program by host Edgar Bergen. Whatever really happened, it's a damn cool yarn to think about. Happy Halloween!

Artist: Avim Corrêa (1908)

#waroftheworlds #fakenews #orsonwelles #cbs #radiodrama #history #themercurytheatre #hgwells #alieninvasion #edgarbergen #fcc #themercurytheatreontheair #cbsradio #1938 #happyhalloween #radio #radiohistory #radiobroadcast #broadcastinglive #broadcasting #broadcasthistory #publicpanic #marsattacks #masshisteria #aliensexist
79 years ago tonight, Orson Welles broadcast his 'War of the Worlds' radio drama on the Columbia Broadcasting System radio network as part of his anthology series 'The Mercury Theatre on the Air'. An adaptation of the 1898 H.G. Wells novel of the same name. A large portion of the show involved news broadcasts interrupting "regularly scheduled" music to report on explosions on Mars, as well as an unidentified object crashing into a field in New Jersey. What followed was a full blown alien invasion. Many accounts claim that the broadcast led to widespread panic, but some consider this to be an exaggeration. The radio drama did begin with a disclaimer that it was a work of fiction, though some believe that many listeners tuned into the broadcast after the caveat, having previously been listening to another program by host Edgar Bergen. Whatever really happened, it's a damn cool yarn to think about. Happy Halloween! Artist: Avim Corrêa (1908) #waroftheworlds  #fakenews  #orsonwelles  #cbs  #radiodrama  #history  #themercurytheatre  #hgwells  #alieninvasion  #edgarbergen  #fcc  #themercurytheatreontheair  #cbsradio  #1938  #happyhalloween  #radio  #radiohistory  #radiobroadcast  #broadcastinglive  #broadcasting  #broadcasthistory  #publicpanic  #marsattacks  #masshisteria  #aliensexist 
A quartet of classic television shows debuted on today's date October 3.

On October 3, 1955, Captain Kangaroo debuts on CBS and The Mickey Mouse Club debuts on ABC.

On October 3, 1960, The Andy Griffith Show debuts on CBS.

On October 3, 1961, The Dick Van Dyke show debuts on CBS.

#ClassicTelevision #CaptainKangaroo #MickeyMouseClub #AndyGriffithShow #DickVanDykeShow #TelevisionHistory #BroadcastHistory #TVHistory #NetworkTV #OnThisDayinHistory #ThisDayinHistory #HistoryToday #TodayinHistory #History #Historia #Histoire #HistorySisco
A quartet of classic television shows debuted on today's date October 3. On October 3, 1955, Captain Kangaroo debuts on CBS and The Mickey Mouse Club debuts on ABC. On October 3, 1960, The Andy Griffith Show debuts on CBS. On October 3, 1961, The Dick Van Dyke show debuts on CBS. #ClassicTelevision  #CaptainKangaroo  #MickeyMouseClub  #AndyGriffithShow  #DickVanDykeShow  #TelevisionHistory  #BroadcastHistory  #TVHistory  #NetworkTV  #OnThisDayinHistory  #ThisDayinHistory  #HistoryToday  #TodayinHistory  #History  #Historia  #Histoire  #HistorySisco 
On This Day in History September 12, 1954 and 1959: Two classic television shows debut five years apart. 
On September 12, 1954 Lassie, which chronicles the adventures of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie would air from 1954 to 1974.

On September 12, 1959 Bonanza, tells the story of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they make their life in the wild west of Nevada. Bonanza would air from 1959 to 1973.

#Lassie #Bonanza #TelevisionHistory #BroadcastHistory #TVHistory #NetworkTV #OnThisDayinHistory #ThisDayinHistory #HistoryToday #TodayinHistory #History #Historia #Histoire #HistorySIsco
On This Day in History September 12, 1954 and 1959: Two classic television shows debut five years apart. On September 12, 1954 Lassie, which chronicles the adventures of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie would air from 1954 to 1974. On September 12, 1959 Bonanza, tells the story of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they make their life in the wild west of Nevada. Bonanza would air from 1959 to 1973. #Lassie  #Bonanza  #TelevisionHistory  #BroadcastHistory  #TVHistory  #NetworkTV  #OnThisDayinHistory  #ThisDayinHistory  #HistoryToday  #TodayinHistory  #History  #Historia  #Histoire  #HistorySIsco 
Nothing says old school television like a Telefunken MD 21. In Iceland this mic is sometimes referred to as a "Magnús" after the late Magnús Bjarnfreðsson who was the first reporter on national TV 1966 #vintagemicrophone #ríkisútvarpið #sjónvarpið #telefunken #broadcasthistory
Before Netflix and Youtube exist #broadcasthistory #analog #vintage
Here is a neat little piece of radio 📻 history: The Philco 42-340 Tube Radio. Produced in Philadelphia by Philco, the leader of the radio industry at the time,  between 1941–1942 only, with 26,750 radios made, this was what many Americans used to listen to classic radio programming like Red Ryder, The Cisco Kid, The Army Hour—and other WWII news programs. .
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This one is currently available on our @ebay store! Link in bio.
Here is a neat little piece of radio 📻 history: The Philco 42-340 Tube Radio. Produced in Philadelphia by Philco, the leader of the radio industry at the time, between 1941–1942 only, with 26,750 radios made, this was what many Americans used to listen to classic radio programming like Red Ryder, The Cisco Kid, The Army Hour—and other WWII news programs. . . . This one is currently available on our @ebay store! Link in bio.
75 years ago today three scheduled NFL games were under way when the Japanese first attacked Pearl Harbor at 12:55 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday, December 7, 1941. 
Fans listening to their radios heard this At approximatley 2:26 p.m. EST, when WOR broke into their coverage of the New York Giants vs. The Brooklyn Dodgers football game for this brief report of Press Secretary Steve Early's announcement.

The fans in attendance heard the The public address announcer at New York’s Polo Grounds, where they were celebrating “Tuffy Leemans' Day” in honor of their star running back, interrupted his commentary to tell all servicemen to report to their units.

The same was done at Chicago’s Comiskey Park. At Washington’s Griffith Stadium, the announcer paged high-ranking government and military personnel who were in attendance, but did not mention the attack. Reporters were told to check with their offices.

Let us remember all those who lost their lives 75 years ago today at Pearl Harbor. 
#militaryhistory #history #americanhistory #pearlharbor #pearlharbor75 #worldwar2 #worldwarii #secondworldwar #rememberpearlharbor #oldradio #antiqueradio #wwii #football #sportshistory #nfl #broadcasthistory #wwiicollector #historynerd #newyorkgiants #brooklyn #pologrounds #brooklyndogers #pearl75 #dec7th1941 #december7th1941
75 years ago today three scheduled NFL games were under way when the Japanese first attacked Pearl Harbor at 12:55 p.m. Eastern time on Sunday, December 7, 1941. Fans listening to their radios heard this At approximatley 2:26 p.m. EST, when WOR broke into their coverage of the New York Giants vs. The Brooklyn Dodgers football game for this brief report of Press Secretary Steve Early's announcement. The fans in attendance heard the The public address announcer at New York’s Polo Grounds, where they were celebrating “Tuffy Leemans' Day” in honor of their star running back, interrupted his commentary to tell all servicemen to report to their units. The same was done at Chicago’s Comiskey Park. At Washington’s Griffith Stadium, the announcer paged high-ranking government and military personnel who were in attendance, but did not mention the attack. Reporters were told to check with their offices. Let us remember all those who lost their lives 75 years ago today at Pearl Harbor. #militaryhistory  #history  #americanhistory  #pearlharbor  #pearlharbor75  #worldwar2  #worldwarii  #secondworldwar  #rememberpearlharbor  #oldradio  #antiqueradio  #wwii  #football  #sportshistory  #nfl  #broadcasthistory  #wwiicollector  #historynerd  #newyorkgiants  #brooklyn  #pologrounds  #brooklyndogers  #pearl75  #dec7th1941  #december7th1941 
This photo was taken on Wednesday, #September 4, 1940 at the #KYW #Radio transmitter site in #WhitemarshTownship, #Pennsylvania. That location is #northwest of #Philly, not far from #PlymouthMeeting.

At the time of this picture, #KYWRadio operated on 1020 on the AM dial. It moved to its familiar 1060 location on the AM dial in spring of 1941. You can see two of the #station's remote #broadcasting vehicles. The shot also shows one of the four wooden tower bases with steel masts that supported the station's directional array. #broadcasthistory #philadelphia #broadcastpioneersofphiladelphia #broadcast #communications #historian #backintheday
This photo was taken on Wednesday, #September  4, 1940 at the #KYW  #Radio  transmitter site in #WhitemarshTownship , #Pennsylvania . That location is #northwest  of #Philly , not far from #PlymouthMeeting . At the time of this picture, #KYWRadio  operated on 1020 on the AM dial. It moved to its familiar 1060 location on the AM dial in spring of 1941. You can see two of the #station 's remote #broadcasting  vehicles. The shot also shows one of the four wooden tower bases with steel masts that supported the station's directional array. #broadcasthistory  #philadelphia  #broadcastpioneersofphiladelphia  #broadcast  #communications  #historian  #backintheday 
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Some nice feedback on #twitter - always welcome! Enjoy your weekend! #6pillars #resonancefm @resonancefm #experimentalmusic #recordlabel #subrosa #iran #middleeast #persian #broadcasthistory
Our #WCW is media mogul Dorothy Bullitt. In the fledgling days of radio and TV, there was no one more powerful in the Pacific Northwest than Dorothy Bullitt. When she died on June 27, 1989, she had amassed the most valuable privately held media company on the West Coast! In the 1930’s, she purchased a small radio station, rebranded it KING and directed that it only play classical music (it remains one of the top 5 classical stations in the US). Later she bought the only TV station in the Northwest and became the first woman in America to buy and manage a TV station. She was a true pioneer!
Our #WCW  is media mogul Dorothy Bullitt. In the fledgling days of radio and TV, there was no one more powerful in the Pacific Northwest than Dorothy Bullitt. When she died on June 27, 1989, she had amassed the most valuable privately held media company on the West Coast! In the 1930’s, she purchased a small radio station, rebranded it KING and directed that it only play classical music (it remains one of the top 5 classical stations in the US). Later she bought the only TV station in the Northwest and became the first woman in America to buy and manage a TV station. She was a true pioneer!
Mikes at the museum at the CBC News museum #canada #mike #cbcnews #toronto #ontario #ot #cbcnewsmuseum #broadcast #broadcasthistory
From the Pages of "The Camden Chronicle" Issue on 9/21/1956 reporting that Radio Station WFWL is  On the Air. #radiohistory #ontheair #broadcasthistory #smalltownradio #broadcasting #radiostation #localradio #iloveradio #tunein #staytuned #amdial #turnyourradioon
Mark and Poppy outside the Walter Cronkite Memorial Museum in St Josephs, Missouri. #museums #roadtrip #roadsideattraction #broadcasthistory #waltercronkite #missouri
Walter Cronkite interviewing astronaut John Glenn and a model of the Gemini spacecraft, display in the Walter Cronkite Memorial Museum in St Josephs, Missouri. #waltercronkite #astronaut #johnglenn #spaceprogram #geminispacecraft #museums #televisionhistory #television #broadcasting #broadcasthistory #roadsideattraction #roadtrip
Replica of Walter Cronkite's broadcasting set in the Walter Cronkite Memorial Museum in St Josephs, Missouri. #cbsnews #CBS #waltercronkite #museums #broadcasthistory #broadcasting #museums #television #televisionhistory #missouri #roadsideattraction #roadtrip
Bust of Walter Cronkite in the Walter Cronkite Memorial Museum in St Josephs, Missouri. #waltercronkite #CBS #newscaster #televisionhistory #television #roadsideattraction #roadtrip #museums #broadcasthistory
When you're tired of hearing people say they don't mean to offend anyone with their blackface costume. #blackface #halloween #america #americanhistory #africanamericanhistory #broadcasthistory #dearwhitepeople #art8s
Congrats @LesterHoltNBC & @NBCNews. Thx 4 adding color 2the monochromatic #nightlynews landscape. #broadcasthistory #diversitymatters #diversity #LesterHolt #NBC #thankyou #nbcnightlynews
Getting to see Dave before he retires. #BroadcastHistory
We can talk about beautiful the new @viewtv studio or we can discuss the rotary pay phone I found near the basement bathroom. #theview #theviewbackstage #broadcasthistory
#done - first time reading a #textbook cover to cover. #broadcasthistory #ftw #rta
Studying the origins of the cbc radio... watching the Olympics on cbc website.  How meta #Olympics #Sochi2014 #broadcasthistory @cbcolympics
This is the BBC from London. #allypally #broadcasthistory #vscocam
I found the street where Monty Python shot the 'New gas cooker' sketch. It's in the neighbourhood behind the BBC. In my culture we don't even know one whuch street they made 'Agter elke man'. #broadcasthistory #hallowedground #needabookaboutit
I found the street where Monty Python shot the 'New gas cooker' sketch. It's in the neighbourhood behind the BBC. In my culture we don't even know one whuch street they made 'Agter elke man'. #broadcasthistory  #hallowedground  #needabookaboutit 
Heart broadcast history at top of the rock
Heart broadcast history at top of the rock
Jom jom jadi DJ... (Disc-Jockey) #broadcasthistory