A Pictorial History
The radio has been part of home entertainment for over 80
years and listeners of all generations have enjoyed their
favour...
The design of radio sets has changed dramatically due to
technology, costs, culture & current trends, and practicality
1900’s

 A 1906 view of Brant Rock Station, Massachusetts where
 radio broadcasting was born.
 Aubrey Fessenden was experi...
1910’s



                  M H Dodd’s Wireless Station 1910




TRANSFORMER RADIO VALVE, 1915-20
1920’s

 A 1920’s radio speaker. The cross shaped
 device is an antenna for an early radio or crystal
 set




           ...
1930’s


 Crosley 1932 Old Time Cathedral Radio



                                                     Battery radio.
   ...
1940’s



 Bush Bakelite radio




Ecko plastic radio
                         Article from ‘womans
                      ...
1950’s


Zenith am/fm radio - model G730w




 Cub Scout Crystal Radio Kit




Motorola transistor radio



              ...
1960’s

"Efir" radiogramophone of 1963




       1960's Braun industrial design
       has been credited with inspiring
  ...
1970’s


            Wynford Hall 1970 5 band radio and 8
            track tape player




Panasonic Panapet 70 radio mod...
1980’s




                                                   Sony ICF-SW1 with keypad tuning




     Adverts from 1980

...
1990’s

Maplin TDA7000 MkII [1992] kit portable radio




  FM Walkman Personal Stereo




                               ...
2000’s



                                             ROBERTS ROBI POD1,
                                             DAB...
Internet Radio




                           Apple’s Itunes internet radio page
                           where hundreds...
Internet Radio




Apple’s Itunes internet radio page
where hundreds of different radio
                                  ...
The future of Radio

Over recent years radio audiences have been presented
with a wider choice of stations and programmes ...
The future of Radio




                                      Helio DAB Solar-powered
                                    ...
The Future?




      In 100 years time, how
      will people be listening to
      the radio?
This presentation is part of a Yr 1 Media Technology Project by
       Andrew Robson at DMU, Leicester - Jan 2010




    ...
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    1. 1. A Pictorial History
    2. 2. The radio has been part of home entertainment for over 80 years and listeners of all generations have enjoyed their favourite music or programmes, or sat as a family and listened to historical moments unfold through the loudspeakers.
    3. 3. The design of radio sets has changed dramatically due to technology, costs, culture & current trends, and practicality
    4. 4. 1900’s A 1906 view of Brant Rock Station, Massachusetts where radio broadcasting was born. Aubrey Fessenden was experimenting with voice transmission over radio waves, and in 1906 a successful signal was transmitted from Brant Rock to a boat in the Caribbean. This Marconi 10 inch spark transmitter was built and used at the turn of the century and is identical to the transmitter used on the Titanic to send the first SOS
    5. 5. 1910’s M H Dodd’s Wireless Station 1910 TRANSFORMER RADIO VALVE, 1915-20
    6. 6. 1920’s A 1920’s radio speaker. The cross shaped device is an antenna for an early radio or crystal set Steinite Crystal Radio Ducretet crystal radio (1923)
    7. 7. 1930’s Crosley 1932 Old Time Cathedral Radio Battery radio. Manufactured by Climax Radio Co 1938 Stromberg Carlson Skyscraper console French radio from 1930’s in Art Deco Style
    8. 8. 1940’s Bush Bakelite radio Ecko plastic radio Article from ‘womans day’ magazine 1947
    9. 9. 1950’s Zenith am/fm radio - model G730w Cub Scout Crystal Radio Kit Motorola transistor radio Crosley Portable Clock Radio Ad 1950's
    10. 10. 1960’s "Efir" radiogramophone of 1963 1960's Braun industrial design has been credited with inspiring many of Apple's current hardware design Realtone Comets - TR-1088 - manufactured in Japan Channel Master Model 6515 ‘Super Fringe’
    11. 11. 1970’s Wynford Hall 1970 5 band radio and 8 track tape player Panasonic Panapet 70 radio model R-70 1970 Dodge Challenger AM/FM Radio
    12. 12. 1980’s Sony ICF-SW1 with keypad tuning Adverts from 1980 1984 FM watch From Sinclair Research Phillips ‘Roller Radio’ was designed to capture the hearts and minds of young people worldwide
    13. 13. 1990’s Maplin TDA7000 MkII [1992] kit portable radio FM Walkman Personal Stereo JVC ‘Boombox’ or ‘Ghetto Blaster Including Radio PEPSI DISPENSING MACHINE AM-FM RADIO
    14. 14. 2000’s ROBERTS ROBI POD1, DAB & FM RDS radio adaptor for Apple Ipod Pure 1xt Marshall DAB Digital Radio - designed to resemble the classic Marshall guitar amps Crosley Attic Radio Speaker Vita Audio’s DAB/FM radio
    15. 15. Internet Radio Apple’s Itunes internet radio page where hundreds of different radio stations are available like they are on other radio internet providers Information leading to adding Internet Radio to a portable games console Sagem’s WI-Fi Internet radio & clock
    16. 16. Internet Radio Apple’s Itunes internet radio page where hundreds of different radio Some of the providers of internet radio stations are available like they are on other radio internet providers Spb radio software that is an application that can be added to a Window’s phone and gives access to high quality, live streaming radio stations from around the world
    17. 17. The future of Radio Over recent years radio audiences have been presented with a wider choice of stations and programmes than ever before, and are using other devices to access these. No longer do you need the ‘radio box’ sitting on the sideboard According to www.emarketer.com, terrestrial radio is in trouble financially and many of the largest national braodcasters are on the verge of bankruptcy. Internet radio stations can take advantage of this ZenithOptimedia reports that in 2009, advertisers will spend $260 million on Internet radio and another $28 million on podcasting.
    18. 18. The future of Radio Helio DAB Solar-powered Radio Concept Pure Digital Sensia
    19. 19. The Future? In 100 years time, how will people be listening to the radio?
    20. 20. This presentation is part of a Yr 1 Media Technology Project by Andrew Robson at DMU, Leicester - Jan 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qxWGr8VhzQ
    21. 21. Website references to all images PAGE 1 http://www.chennaimuseum.org/draft/gallery/08/03/image/radiotra.jpg http://www.ohgizmo.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/12/toaster_radio.jpg PAGE2 https://connections-jazzage.wikispaces.com/file/view/IM.0387_zl.jpg/54197984 http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/rmhttp/schools/primaryhistory/images/world_war2/daily_life/ww2_family_tuing_radio.jpg PAGE3 http://yourtech.typepad.com/main/WindowsLiveWriter/JBL%20(Harman)%20On%20Time%20400%20IHD%20-%20hi-res.jpg http://www.razali.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/old-radio2.jpg http://www.conch.co.nz/word/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/old_radio_boombox.jpg http://www.cavinguk.co.uk/holidays/NorthNorway2005/kaldvaag/normal/OldRadio.jpg http://www.gizmowatch.com/images/roberts_dab.jpg http://listicles.thelmagazine.com/wp-content/upload/radioretrocrosley.jpg PAGE4 http://voteview.org/images/PuertoRicoRadio1905.jpg http://www.westga.edu/~bquest/2001/radio9.jpg http://www.hammondmuseumofradio.org/marconi.html PAGE5 http://images.google.co.uk/imgres?imgurl=http://vintageham.com/stationimages/ http://pages.prodigy.net/fxc/Battleship.html http://www.allcollection.net/former-transformer-radio-valve-towards-1915-20~x16023310 PAGE6 http://www.retroaudiolab.com/powersupply.htm http://www.brisbanelivingheritage.org/01_cms/details.asp?ID=462 http://www.peeblesoriginals.com/vintage/Ducretet-crystal-radio.jpg http://www.peeblesoriginals.com/vintage/Steinite-crystal-radio.jpg PAGE7 http://www.kasbahouse.com/detail.asp?product_id=CR-32 http://dadellers.tripod.com/id4.html http://www.nostalgicvintageradio.com/Workshop.htm PAGE8 http://www.gordonwright.co.uk/antiquesjpegs/DSCF0046.JPG http://wd4eui.com/Pictures/Antique_Radios/Crosley66TC.jpg http://www.morninggloryantiques.com/imagesAC/Access/acc33001b.jpg http://graphic-design.tjs-labs.com/thumbs/crosley-day-06-01-1947-021-thumb.jpg
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