Edwin Howard Armstrong Essays

  • The Evolution of Communication

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    The Evolution of Communication Since the earliest of years, communication has been an important part of life. The term communication is defined as a means to give or interchange thoughts, feelings, information, or the like, by writing, speaking, gesturing, etcetera ( Stein, 298). Communication allows humans and other life-forms to interact with each other and transfer important information. The information transferred could be comprised of anything from a nearby food source to the discovery of

  • Personal Narrative: Empire Of The Air: The Men Who Made Radio

    605 Words  | 2 Pages

    Lee de Forest and David Sarnoff. Perhaps I had once learned about them in school, though more than likely they have been the subject of jokes on an episode of The Simpsons or South Park. It was the name Edwin Howard Armstrong that I had never heard of. It amazes me that so many brilliant inventors could be lost in the shuffle of history, overshadowed by people with far less talent and worthiness. Their bitter battles over power and patents remind me greatly of

  • Empire of the Air: Invention of the Radio

    1099 Words  | 3 Pages

    1901, when he managed to broadcast the letter “S” across the Atlantic Ocean (1). However, he focused primarily on point-to-point transmissions, not large scale broadcasts from one point (F). As such, three American inventors - Lee De Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff - took credit for making radio as it is today a success (F). De Forest was born and raised in Alabama and he thought of everything in terms of patents and eventually held more than 300, but many claimed that he simply stole

  • The Growth of Radio

    1070 Words  | 3 Pages

    Introduction Over the course of the next two essays we will explore and analyze growth of radio as it matured over the years in addition to what could’ve happened differently had radio been developed during the poverty of the Depression era rather than the wealthy atmosphere of the 1920s. 1. Discuss the evolution of radio from the 1940’S to the present, reflecting on significant changes. During World War II, radio was a key lifeline of information for the masses. Listeners from audiences around