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Mass Comm

Morse invented the telegraphy
Hertz harnessed the waves
Maxwell theorized that electromagnetic waves existed
Marconi patent wireless telegraphy, "father of radio"
Deforest invented Vacuum tubes
Popov experimented with wireless telegraphy
RCA had radio okay to dominate radio industry
Radio Act of 1927 radio waves were a "natural resource", need a license to use them, established FRC to oversee
communications Act of 1934 established FCC, regulates radio
Telecommunications Act of 1996 companies could own as many stations as they wanted, eliminates most ownership rules
Repeal of Fairness Doctrine no longer had to express both sides of an argument
Edison used a needle to press sound waves into foil, recorded his own voice
Martinville need created groves in revolving cylinder coated in "lamp black" stretched membrane over funnel
Berlinger invented the gramophone
Created by: ajohnson529