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  GMHTV - Television Nostalgia - 1930-1949
On July 14th in 1930 the first experimental television play was transmitted and the BBC Symphony Orchestra was first seen on 22nd October.
Whether that was television or radio is beyond me. In 1931 the BBC Theatre and Chamber Orchestra was first transmitted on July 27th and December 18th respectively.
Television was back on air, resumed by the same Mickey Mouse cartoon that was last seen when the service was last on air six years before.
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 1931 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
October 30 - NBC installs a television transmitter on top of the Empire State Building.
November 1 - Television images are transmitted from JOAK radio station in Tokyo, Japan by Professors Kenjiro Takayagani and Tomomasa Nakashima.
The Television Ghost premieres on the experimental W2XAB (1931-1933).
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Television was on the verge of dramatic developments in the late 1920's, however, a major historical event would change the course of television's prosperity.
Television was beginning to become a part of many American's lives and the public was realizing the potential that television had until another devastating event occurred in 1940's.
Although television had a slow beginning and had to overcome many obstacles to gain popularity, by the 1950's it was becoming evident that television would be the technology of the future.
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Television on 6-by-8-foot screen was shown by RCA at RKO-Proctor’s 58th Street Theatre, New York.
Airborne television, as developed during the war by RCA and NBC in cooperation with U.S. Navy, was demonstrated at Naval Air Station, Anacostia, D.C. (March 21).
Televised pictures of surgical operations were transmitted through the air for the first time by RCA, viewed by members of the American College of Surgeons at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, presaging television as “medical lecture hall” of future.
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 1930 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An audience at Proctor's Theatre in Schenectady, New York becomes the first to see a closed-circuit television signal projected onto a big screen.
For the first time anywhere in the world, a television drama is broadcast.
Baird television transmissions at Hairdressing Fair of Fashion include the world's first television commercial for the Eugène Method of permanent hair waving.
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 The FCC History Project - Historical Periods in Television Technology: 1880-1929
Television was actually invented long before the technology to make it a reality came into being.
Bell was so concerned that someone would beat him to the punch on such an invention that in 1880 he deposited a sealed box containing a "photophone" with the Smithsonian Institution in case he needed to prove his priority of invention.
He broadcast the 1st television commercial in 1930, for which he was promptly fined by the Federal Radio Commission, the predecessor of the FCC.
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 OTB - Television Column, August 2003
Television experiments began in Chicago in October of 1925, four months after Francis Jenkins demonstrated televised silhouettes in the Washington DC area.
My next contact with Chicago television came in the spring of 1928, when a quick trip was made to Sanabria's laboratory to borrow a pair of synchronous motors for use in the demonstration of television at the University of Illinois biannual Electrical Engineering Show.
Experimental Television using Western Television equipment was broadcast by The Milwaukee Journal on W9XK from 1930 to April 1938.
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 History of Television
Television is now more interactive as it is being combined with the Internet and we are actively involved with it every day of our lives.
Vladimir Zworykin filed a patent for electronic television but the pictures he obtained were of such bad quality that his employers at Westinghouse chose not to pursue his project.
In Aug 1930, he received a patent, made RCA sign a patent with him, and moved to keep pace with the development in technology to further work on his invention.
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 History of Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The first mechanical television systems were developed by John Logie Baird in England and by Charles Jenkins in the U.S. in the mid 20s.
By 1930, television was being broadcast from over a dozen stations in the U.S., not only from the major cities such as New York and Boston, but also from Iowa and Kansas.
In England, regularly scheduled 30 line television programming was first broadcast by the BBC in September of 1929.
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 The FCC History Project - Historical Periods in Television Technology: 1930-1959
The excitement about television generated by the 1939 World's Fair carried the interest in television through WWII when development of the medium took a back seat.
Between 1945 and 1948 the number of commercial (as opposed to experimental) television stations grew from 9 to 48 and the number of cities having commercial service went from 8 to 23.
In 1948 there were early tests of cable television in the rural area of Lansford, PA. This and other early cable systems primarily provided improved reception of broadcast programming from nearby large cities.
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 News, Local and Regional
But early local television newscasts were brief and non-visual, for videotape technology, debuting in 1956, was too cumbersome to leave the studio and live news remotes were all but impossible for their cost and complexity.
That ability brought the beginning of the end of quality television journalism as local TV began to present conflict or minor tragedy (such as accidents and fires--never in short supply) as the news of the day, and make stories shorter and snappier, especially when they are not easily illustrated.
Television journalists now make extensive use of computerized information retrieval services and databases, and many television stations have established their own Internet addresses to provide on-line services and encourage viewer feedback.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/N/htmlN/newslocala/newslocala.htm   (3392 words)

 Television Comes to Milwaukee
During the war, the television studio was used for radio programs, while the tower was used for shortwave pickups and FM.
EQUIPMENT An RCA 5 kilowatt television transmitter arrived early in July of 1947 and was unpacked at Radio City on July 9.
Television cameras and equipment were set up and people attending the show had the opportunity of seeing themselves on television receivers also put up around the auditorium.
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 Television History - Invention of Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Presents interviews with television inventors, station owners, actors, and crews reliving television firsts such as the first commercial, the first soap opera, and the first sportscast.
In 1930, Farnsworth was awarded the fundamental patents for modern television.
Television is a part of our daily culture, and serves as a window to the world for many families and young children.
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 1930   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
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Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia (1930 - 1936, 1941 - 1974).
Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil (1930 - 1945, 1950 - 1954).
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 A Science Odyssey: People and Discoveries: Television is developed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
He was ahead of Zworykin, but better publicity gave Zworykin the nickname "father of television." Takayanagi transmitted an image electronically in 1926, with a 40-line resolution and film running at 14 frames per second.
In the 1990s, high-definition television sets came on the market, with more than 1,000 lines per screen instead of the usual 525 or 625.
This allows more of the broadcast bandwidth to be used, enabling high-definition television signals and multiple programs, audio, or data channels to be broadcast from one source simultaneously.
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 Chicago Television- Changing Channels- Part I
Mechanical television systems, utilizing a spinning disc perforated with tiny holes illuminated by light, was for many years thought to be the future of television
On the east coast, home of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), television experimentation was at full swing as the company had the capital (and the technical know-how) to invest in the new medium.
In 1930, Western Television Corporation, a company run by Sanabria, using the mechanical television scanning equipment designed by him, joined with Nelson Brothers Bond and Mortgage Company and began experimental telecasting that was reported as being seen as far as 450 miles away.
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See also: 1930 in television, other events of 1931, 1932 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
Years: 1929 1930 1931 - 1932 - 1933 1934 1935 Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s - 1930s - 1940s 1950s 1960s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1932 in art 1932 in aviation 1932 in film 1932 in literature 1932 in music 1932 in radio..
Events First television broadcasts in the USSRMarch 31 - The agreement for joint experimental transmissions by the BBC and John Logie Baird's company are comes to an end.December - Phil..
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 A U. S. Television Chronology, 1875-1970   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The term television is coined by Constantin Perskyi at the International Electricity Congress, part of the 1900 Paris Exhibition (Tube: The Invention of Television by David E Fisher and Marshall Jon Fisher, p.
British television pioneer John Logie Baird appears on WMCA radio to discuss a proposed television station to be operated jointly by his company and WMCA.
First use of videotape in network television programming: CBS uses its first Ampex VTR to be installed at Television City, Los Angeles, to record the evening news (then anchored by Douglas Edwards) and in turn, feeds the tape to West Coast stations three hours later.
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 Ziv Television Programs, Inc.
His fortunes in television were entirely tied to the market for first-run syndication, which grew enormously during the first half of the 1950s before going into a steep decline by the end of the decade.
In the early years of U.S. television, local stations needed programming to fill the time slots outside of prime time that were not supplied by the networks.
In 1956, there were still 29 first-run syndicated series on television, with the number dropping to ten by 1960.
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 Television/Cable Research: Methodological Research
Report of three studies sponsored by the Committee on Nationwide Television Audience Measurement, concerning: Study 1, the accuracy of small random samples in measuring television viewing behavior; Study 2, conducted by Eric Marder Associates to compare viewing levels among cooperators and non-cooperators in television diary surveys; Study 3, comparison of ARB and Nielsen ratings.
Concluded: children understand the intent of television commercials at a younger age than reported in the literature; they also understand the idea of market segmentiation and can empathize with another's perspective; nonverbal measures are better than verbal measures to determine what children know and understand.
A total of 866 diaries, half television and half radio, were placed in 371 households, in one large metro area, in May, July and October 1990.
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 Clint Eastwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
(born May 31, 1930,) is an American actor, Academy Award winning film director, film producer and composer.
Born in San Francisco, California on May 31, 1930, as the son of a steel worker, Eastwood did a stint in the United States Army before moving to Los Angeles to study at.
In 1959, he got his first break with the long-running Television series, Rawhide.
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 Baird Televisor, 1930 (England)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
It was purchased by television enthusiasts to watch the periodic Baird Studios/BBC broadcasts available from 1929 to 1932.
Baird was one of the true pioneers of television.
He successfully demonstrated the possibilities of the Nipkow system of mechanical television by achieving the first television picture in October, 1925.
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 1930 article - 1930 1927 1928 1929 1931 1932 1933 Decades 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
October 5 - British Airship R101 crashed in France en-route to India on its maiden voyage.
October 24 - Brazil - Revolution of 1930 by Getulio Vargas
1930 article - 1930 definition - what means 1930
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 List of 'years in television' - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
1989 in television - The Simpsons and Seinfeld premiere
1969 in television - A live transmission from the moon is viewed by 600 million people around the world when Neil Armstrong walks on the moon.
1953 in television - The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II is seen by approximately 20 million TV viewers in the United Kingdom.
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 Learn more about 1930 in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
Learn more about 1930 in the online encyclopedia.
January 6 - The first diesel-engine automobile trip is completed (Indianapolis, Indiana, to New York City).
The broadcast also included the first television commercial (for I. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show)
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 early television sets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
The Early Television Foundation is a non profit corporation dedicated to the collection, restoration, and...
variety show was a common format in early television, in part because many of the performers...
Televisions Mechenic sets Early electronic sets Early color sets Modern sets Early color TV sets In 1954 the first color television sets that...
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 1930 in television -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-06)
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November 5 Baird television transmissions at Hairdressing Fair of Fashion include the world's first television commercial for the Eugène Method of permanent hair waving.
The broadcast also included the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for I. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show.
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 Encyclopedia: 1932
This is the calendar for any leap year starting on a Friday (dominical letter CB).
Births - Deaths Jump to: navigation, search 1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar).
Jump to: navigation, search 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday.
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 Baird large screen television at the Coliseum, 1930
First UK public demonstration of large screen television by John Logie Baird at the Coliseum variety theatre in London's West End.
The screen is composed of an array of 2,100 lamps spaced one inch apart and operated by mechanical commutator switch to give a picture measuring 30 inches wide by 70 inches.
Wells began to achieve a much larger audience from 1935 onwards as the man striking the gong in the Rank Organisation's on-screen logo.
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