Most Popular Articles
Balkite Radio Power Units
Sign Off, Jul 2009
Do you remember?
If there is one thing that hasn't changed over the years, it's our need, as consumers, for more power. New portable devices are sucking battery power like never before and we're always looking for more. Even in this Jan. 23, 1926 advertisement from The Literary Digest for Balkite Radio Power Units, the theme was more power. “Unfailing radio power from the light socket,” the ad touts. All Balkite Radio Power Units were “permanent pieces of equipment, entirely noiseless, had no bulbs, nothing to break, replace or get out of order.” Looking to the future, it sure would be nice to have unfailing power that truly lasted. With the demand for more and more portable gadgets, we shall soon see what capabilities lie in battery power.
Acceptable Use Policy blog comments powered by Disqus
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Today in Radio History
The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.
EAS Information More on EAS
The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.
Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.
Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.
Browse Back Issues[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Also in the January Issue
- Trends in Technology: AES-X210, The "Missing Piece" of AES67?
- FCC Proposes Online Publc File Rules for Radio
- RF Engineering: Licensing AM Stations Using Method of Moments
- Field Report: Zoom H6