The Radio Historian

A COLLECTION OF ARTICLES AND PHOTOGRAPHS
ABOUT EARLY RADIO BROADCASTING
IN THE UNITED STATES

by John F. Schneider, W9FGH
 

This web site was created to be a non-commercial repository of historical information and photos documenting the early years of radio broadcasting in the United States.  A substantial portion of the site is dedicated to the history of broadcasting in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Your comments, corrections and contributions are welcome.

John Schneider is a lifelong radio historian, and a Fellow in History of the California Historical Radio Society.  He contributes regular articles on radio history to "Radio World" and "The Spectrum Monitor", and is the author of two Arcadia Publishing books, "Bay Area Radio" and "Seattle Radio". He is also the Latin America Broadcast Business Manager for HD Radio Technology.   



PUBLICATIONS BY THE RADIO HISTORIAN:

Bay Area Radio
"Bay Area Radio" by John F. Schneider
in association with the California Historical Radio Society -
A pictorial history of radio broadcasting in the
San Francisco Bay Area.
One of the "Images of America" series of books from
Arcadia Publishing Co.
Seattle Radio
"Seattle Radio" by John F. Schneider -
A pictorial history of radio broadcasting in the
Seattle / Tacoma / Everett area.
One of the "Images of America" series of books from
Arcadia Publishing Co.
2016 calendar
The Radio Historian's Classic Radio Studios
2016 Calendar 
Featuring thirteen high-resolution color images of historic radio broadcast studios, from 1920 to 1959.  Each image has been digitally remastered and colorized to replicate the original scene.  Each month's calendar page also commemorates important dates in radio history during the month.

For information on how to purchase any of these items, please contact the Radio Historian at jschneid93@gmail.com




Articles

Historical Articles About Radio Broadcasting in the 
San Francisco Bay Area:






Other Historical Articles About Radio Broadcasting:

Photographs

Historical Photographs of Radio Broadcasting
in the San Francisco Bay Area:

KGO

KPO / KNBC / KNBR

KPO's 50 kW Belmont Site

NBC San Francisco

NBC Radio City

KFRC

KTAB logo

KTAB / KSFO

KPIX-TV

KRE
KQW / KCBS
KYA
KGEI
KJBS
KJBS
Other San Francisco Stations

Historical Photographs of Radio Broadcasting
in Other Parts of the United States:


KOMO KJR ad Seattle and Juneau Radio Photos






About Copyrights:

This is a non-profit web site created for educational and historical purposes.  The articles contained herein are copyrighted by John F. Schneider except where noted.  Other than where indicated, the operator of this web site does not claim copyright or ownership of any photographic images contained herein.  Such images are reproduced in low or medium resolution and consist principally of unclaimed or "orphan" images where the copyright owner is deceased or unknown.  They appear on this site under the "fair use" doctrine of United States copyright law, which permits the use of copyrighted material for scholarship, archiving and research purposes.   Any persons wishing to duplicate or otherwise make use of the images on this web site do so at their own risk.


www.theradiohistorian.org.  This web site is owned and operated by  John F. Schneider & Associates, LLC.
Except where otherwise noted, all articles are  Copyright 2015 by John F. Schneider.  All rights reserved.  

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