ERIC Number: ED136796
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Feb
Reference Count: 0
A Short History of Electrical Communication.
Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.
This report presents a brief history of the development of telecommunication from Samuel Morse's invention of electromagnetic telegraph in 1838 to the present. Technological advancement is examined in the development of wire telegraph, ocean cable telegraph, wire telephone, radiotelegraph, radiotelephone, AM (amplitude modulation) and FM (frequency modulation) broadcast, television broadcast, color television, pay television, educational broadcast, cable television, and other radio uses. Also discussed is the role of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in regulating broadcast and special radio services after 1934. (SC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC.
Note: Information Bulletin No. 6. For related document, see ED 064 944