70th Anniversary FM Commemorative Broadcast

Fm A special commemorative FM broadcast Saturday, June 11, at noon (EDT) will mark the 70th anniversary of Edwin H. Armstrong’s first public demonstration of wideband frequency modulation (FM). The transmission, from Experimental Station WA2XMN (remiscent of Armstrong’s W2XMN call sign) will be on Armstrong’s original 42.8 MHz frequency and will emanate from his landmark 400-foot Alpine Tower in NJ. I wonder if someone will podcast it. [via] Link.

0 thoughts on “70th Anniversary FM Commemorative Broadcast

  1. wjnahuy says:

    hellow web world radio buffs!,
    I wish i knew of this broadcast moments sooner, i would have loved to listen in, but i probably couldnt have, however I am happy to see it took place, people still remember the important things in history here. I like that. wayne j nahuy.

  2. wjnahuy says:

    P. S. WOW, I really was the first person to respond to this here!…WOW! wjn.

  3. juapost says:

    In Larry Lessig’s book Free Culture He explains the story behind Armstrong and the corporate greed that drove him to take his own life because of how they screwed him on fm.

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