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Dipole antenna

The dipole antenna is one of the most important and commonly used type of radio antenna. It is widely used on its own. It is also used in many other radio antenna designs where it forms the radiating or driven element for the antenna.

                                               

Loop antenna

A loop antenna is a radio antenna consisting of at least one loop of wire, tubing, or other electrical conductor with its ends connected to a balanced transmission line. Within this physical description two different antenna designs are common: t ...

                                               

BBC Radio 1

BBC Radio 1 is an international radio station that is based in the United Kingdom. It is owned by BBC and BBC Radio. Radio 1 started broadcasting at 7.00 am on September 30, 1967. Tony Blackburn presented the first programme on the station. The s ...

                                               

BBC Radio 1Xtra

BBC Radio 1Xtra is a digital British contemporary black music station from the BBC. The station was launched at 6pm on August 16, 2002. It was called Network X during the planning period. It is the complement station to Radio 1 and is broadcast f ...

                                               

BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a domestic UK radio station that broadcasts different spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history. It replaced the BBC Home Service in 1967.

                                               

BBC Radio 4 Extra

BBC Radio 4 Extra is a British digital radio station. It plays comedy, drama, and childrens programmes 24 hours a day. It was called BBC 7 when it started in 2002 and was later renamed BBC Radio 7 in 2008. Not many people knew what Radio 7 was, s ...

                                               

BBC Radio 5 Live

BBC Radio 5 Live is the BBCs radio station that gives live BBC News, phone-ins, and sports news. It is the main radio station for sport in the United Kingdom, covering nearly all big sports events in the UK or with British competitors in, includi ...

                                               

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra

BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra is a digital radio station from the BBC. It is broadcast on digital radio services and digital TV in the UK and Republic of Ireland. It is not available on normal analogue radio. It is also streamed online, however, ...

                                               

Desert Island Discs

Desert Island Discs is a biographical and factual radio programme produced by Bob Symes. It is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in the United Kingdom. It was first broadcast on the BBC Home Service on 29 January 1942. Each week a person called a "castawa ...

                                               

BBC Radio Scotland

BBC Radio Scotland is BBC Scotlands national English language radio network. It broadcasts a wide variety of programming including news, sport, music, the arts, comedy, drama, history and lifestyle. It replaced the Scottish opt-out part of BBC Ra ...

                                               

Shipping Forecast

The Shipping Forecast is a weather forecast covering the sea around the United Kingdom and Ireland. It has been broadcast four times a day on BBC Radio 4 since the 1920s. The Met Office, the UK meteorological centre, produces it for the Maritime ...

                                               

Today (BBC Radio 4)

Today, also called The Today Programme, is a British early-morning news radio programme broadcast on BBC Radio 4. It started in 1957 on the BBC Home Service. It is broadcast Monday to Friday 6:00a.m. to 9:00a.m.; and 7:00a.m. to 9:00a.m. on Satur ...

                                               

Bing Crosby

Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby was an American singer and actor. His singing career was around fifty years long and more than 1 billion records of his have been sold worldwide. Crosby is known for creating the style of music that Perry Como, Frank Si ...

                                               

Jimmy Durante

James Francis "Jimmy" Durante was an American singer, pianist, comedian, writer, and actor. His famous nickname was The Great Schnozzola. He was also known for his deep raspy voice when he said "Ha-Cha-Cha-Cha-Cha-Chaaaaa!". He won an Emmy Award ...

                                               

American Forces Network

The United States Armed Forces Radio and Television Service is called American Forces Network. AFN broadcasts radio and television to American soldiers, sailors, airmen, Department of Defense and other US government civilians and their families s ...

                                               

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American animated television series which lasted for three seasons on Nickelodeon. The series was created by Michael Dante DiMartino, Bryan Konietzko and Aaron Ehasz. Based on an Asian-influenced world of Chinese ...

                                               

Walter Cronkite

Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. was an American news reporter. He was the anchor of CBS News from 1962 to 1981. Important events he reported included when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. He reported the Apollo 11 moon landing. He also rep ...

                                               

John Charles Daly

John Charles Patrick Croghan Daly was an American journalist, personality, actor, and game show host. He was known for hosting Whats My Line. He was also the Vice President of ABC during the 1950s. He was the son-in-law of Chief of Justice Earl W ...

                                               

Curt Gowdy

Curtis Edward "Curt" Gowdy was an American sportscaster. He was well known as the longtime "voice" of the Boston Red Sox. In 1949 Gowdy began his Major League Baseball broadcasting career working as an announcer with Mel Allen for New York Yankee ...

                                               

Malcolm in the Middle

Malcolm in the Middle is an American sitcom. It was shown on Fox. It ran from January 9, 2000 to May 14, 2006. Malcolm in the Middle won 9 Emmy Awards, 1 Peabody Award and 1 Grammy Award.

                                               

Meet the Press

Meet the Press is an American television news/interview show that airs on NBC. It began on November 6, 1947. It is the longest-running television show in American television history. The shows format has a long one-on-one interview with a person ...

                                               

The Office (American TV series)

The Office is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning American television sitcom airing on National Broadcasting Company and developed by Greg Daniels. It is an American adaptation of the BBC series with the same name. It is set in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

                                               

Orange Is the New Black

Orange Is the New Black is an American comedy-drama series on Netflix. Jenji Kohan created it. She is known for creating Weeds. It is based on the memoir of the same name by Piper Kerman. So far there have been three seasons with 13 episodes each ...

                                               

Roots (TV miniseries)

Roots is an American television miniseries based on Alex Haleys 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. It was first shown on ABC in 1977. It was shown over eight nights, from January 23 to January 30, 1977. It was followed by two sequel ...

                                               

The Sopranos

The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series. It ran from 1999 until 2007. The programme is based on the life of Italian American organized crime. The main character, Tony Soprano, is a New Jersey-based waste consultant who also is a ...

                                               

Ugly Betty

Ugly Betty is a Golden Globe- and Peabody Award-winning American comedy-drama television series. It stars America Ferrera, Vanessa Williams, and Eric Mabius. It premiered on September 28, 2006, on ABC in the United States. The series follows the ...

                                               

The West Wing

The West Wing is an American television drama created by Aaron Sorkin that was originally shown from September 22, 1999 to May 14, 2006. The series is set in the West Wing of the White House - where the Oval Office and offices of presidential sta ...

                                               

WNET

WNET, channel 13, is a non-commercial educational, public television station in Newark, New Jersey. WNET is owned by WNET.org. That used to be called the Educational Broadcasting Corporation) The station also has studios in Manhattan and its tran ...

                                               

Air America

Air America was an American radio network which represented in liberal and progressive talk radio. Air America began in March 2004. It dissolved in January 2010. The network had discussion and information programs from the liberal perspectives. S ...

                                               

American Top 40

American Top 40 is a syndicated radio program. AT40 was created by Casey Kasem in 1970. Kasem hosted American Top 40 between July 4, 1970 and August 6, 1988. Shadoe Stevens took over from August 13, 1988 to January 1995. Kasem began hosting again ...

                                               

ARD-Infonacht

ARD-Infonacht is Germanys only overnight all-news radio show. It broadcasts daily from NDR Info in Hamburg between 22:00 and 6:00. It started broadcasting on 1 April 2011 on MDR. It is carried by several all-news stations: B5 Aktuell, hr-Info, SW ...

                                               

Gomaespuma

Gomaespuma is a radio show, presented by Juan Luis Cano and Guillermo Fesser. The program is broadcast by Onda Cero. It also has been in M80 radio and in Antenna 3 Radio. Gomaespuma organises the Flamenco pa tos festival, the most important Flame ...

                                               

The History of Rock and Roll

The History of Rock & Roll was a radio documentary on rock and roll music. It was first broadcast in 1969. The 1969 version was 48 hours long. The 1978 version was 52 hours long. The History of Rock & Roll told the story of Rock and Roll music fr ...

                                               

Hockey Night in Canada

Hockey Night in Canada is a branding that is used for presentations of the National Hockey League by CBC Sports. It started in 1931 on the CNR Radio network. It debuted on television on October 11, 1952. It has different segments during intermiss ...

                                               

Major League Baseball on ESPN Radio

Major League Baseball on ESPN Radio is a broadcast presentation of Major League Baseball on ESPN Radio. The games include the Opening Day game, the Sunday Night Baseball games, Saturday afternoon games, holiday games and September pennant race ga ...

                                               

The Mighty Boosh

The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy television series that was shown on BBC Three. It was also a radio programme. Since the television series, there have been live tours of it. The first series is about two zookeepers called Howard and Vince. Th ...

                                               

O3 Austria Top 40

O3 Austria Top 40 is the name of the official Austrian singles chart, as well as the radio show which presents it. The show airs Fridays on Hitradio O3. The show presents the Austrian singles, ringtones and downloads chart. It premiered on 26 Nov ...

                                               

The Political Cesspool

The Political Cesspool is a far-right wing, white supremacist weekly talk radio show syndicated by Liberty News Radio Network, and Accent Radio Network. First broadcast in 2004 twice a week from radio station WMQM, it is currently broadcast from ...

                                               

Pop Chronicles

The Pop Chronicles were two radio documentaries. They told the story of music that was popular in America in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. John Gilliland made both documentaries.

                                               

A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion is a live radio variety show created and hosted by Garrison Keillor. The show runs on Saturdays from 5 to 7 pm Central Time. It is usually broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The program is als ...

                                               

Wake Up to Wogan

Wake Up to Wogan was the most listened to radio show in the United Kingdom and the flagship breakfast programme broadcast on BBC Radio 2. The show was presented by Sir Terry Wogan who fronted WUTW from 4th January 1993; he had previously presente ...

                                               

The War of the Worlds (radio drama)

In 1938, Orson Welles produced a radio version of the 1898 book The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. Wells only produced one episode of the American radio drama anthology series The Mercury Theatre on the Air. This episode was produced as the Ha ...

                                               

Jodrell Bank Observatory

The Jodrell Bank Observatory a radio telescope in Cheshire. It picks up radio waves from outer space. Jodrell Bank is mainly used for investigating radio waves from the planets and stars. It was the idea of its first director, Bernard Lovell, to ...

                                               

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, known as the ABC ", is Australias national public broadcaster. It has a yearly budget of A The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, known as the ABC ", is Australias national public broadcaster. It has a y ...

                                               

Autoradio

Autoradio was the first private radio station in Belarus. It worked from Minsk. The radio station used the frequency 105.1 MHz. It worked from August 7, 1992 to January 12, 2011.

                                               

Autoroute Info

Autoroute Info is a radio station in France serving central-eastern and Rhone-Alpes motorways, broadcasting in 107.7 MHz since 10/1991. It serves the entire APRR, AREA, ATMB, SFTRF, Adelac and some of Granoble with 2.500km of motorways. It has tw ...

                                               

European Radio for Belarus

European Radio for Belarus is a radio station and website. It is from Belarus. It was made on February 26, 2006. European Radio for Belarus works on FM, OIRT FM, Internet, and Satellite. Journalists of the station work from Minsk and Warsaw. The ...

                                               

Midwest Irish Radio

Midwest Radio and Midwest Irish Radio are an Irish radio station in County Mayo, Ireland. Its studios are on Clare Street, Ballyhaunis. The station started in 1989. When first opened the Midwest Radio studios were in Abbey Street, Ballyhaunis, Co ...

                                               

Military radio station of Pierre-sur-Haute

The Military radio station of Pierre-sur-Haute is a 30 hectares site used for French military communications. It is located in the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region. It also hosts a civilian radio relay, which is used by Telediffusion de France. In the ...

                                               

Numbers station

A Numbers station is a kind of shortwave radio station with unusual broadcasts: Very often, these broadcasts consist of numbers that are read by computer-generated voices. Several of these stations exist, numbers are read in different languages. ...