Definition Edit


the oldest broadcast service, uses 10 kHz for each terrestrial broadcast license assigned by the FCC in AM and FM bands separated by geographic regions.[1]

Overview Edit

"Radio . . . started out as a point-to-point communication technology, a wireless telegraph. After about two decades of experimentation, it became primarily a broadcast medium. . . . [I]n the last few decades, with the development of cellular services, radio transmission has started to move back to its roots as a point-to-point communications service."[2]

The radio industry also uses digital audio broadcasting (DAB) technology.

References Edit

  1. Radiofrequency Spectrum Management, at 4.
  2. The History of Communications and Its Implications for the Internet, at 18.
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