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The History of Broadcasting

Broadcasting a signal wirelessly using an electromagnetic field began back in the late 19th century. Test your knowledge on how much you know about broadcast technology over the years.


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#1   In what city was North America's very first full-time commercially licensed radio station?

#2   Which of the following was one of the first TV programs to be broadcast in stereo via TV sound?

#3   In the days when analogue TV was common, it was impossible to play a videocassette recorded in North America in Europe.

#4   At one time, FM stations broadcast programming on their subcarriers that could not be received by ordinary radios.

#5   A 1 kHz sound used by both radio and television stations to align the levels of all audio equipment is called what?

#6   In the United States, 'W' and 'K' are used at the beginning of call signs to indicate a station's location.

#7   'Trucking' a camera means that it is moving in which direction?

#8   With stereo audio, it is possible for one channel to have a polarity differential called being 'out of phase'.

#9   An audio cable consisting of three-pin connectors for a balanced signal is called what?

#10   In the days of analogue video production, it was necessary to synchronize all of the video components so the frame rates and phase matched. What was this system called?





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