Join 3,494 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

2 posts tagged with radio by Ogre Lawless.
Displaying 1 through 2 of 2.

Related tags:
+ (130)
+ (50)
+ (48)
+ (42)
+ (37)
+ (32)
+ (30)
+ (27)
+ (25)
+ (24)
+ (24)
+ (23)
+ (22)
+ (21)
+ (19)
+ (18)
+ (17)
+ (17)
+ (17)
+ (16)
+ (16)
+ (15)
+ (14)
+ (14)
+ (13)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (12)
+ (11)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (10)
+ (9)
+ (9)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (8)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (7)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)
+ (6)


Users that often use this tag:
feelinglistless (9)
mathowie (9)
Miko (9)
Kattullus (6)
y2karl (6)
MiguelCardoso (5)
crunchland (5)
The Whelk (5)
filthy light thief (5)
Paul Slade (5)
carter (4)
zarq (4)
jackspace (4)
jack_mo (4)
skallas (4)
Iridic (4)
mkb (4)
East Manitoba Regi... (4)
fearfulsymmetry (4)
not_on_display (4)
Lutoslawski (4)
wendell (3)
Mo Nickels (3)
tpoh.org (3)
ZachsMind (3)
liam (3)
ashbury (3)
dobbs (3)
caddis (3)
myopicman (3)
timsteil (3)
evilcolonel (3)
rongorongo (3)
wheelieman (3)
dhammond (3)
mannequito (3)
The Devil Tesla (3)
insectosaurus (3)
numberstation (2)
infini (2)
Mngo (2)
mykescipark (2)
Artw (2)
dersins (2)
oneswellfoop (2)
tellurian (2)
Wolfdog (2)
item (2)
Ogre Lawless (2)
avocet (2)
madamjujujive (2)
Pretty_Generic (2)
Ignatius J. Reilly (2)
PinkStainlessTail (2)
WolfDaddy (2)
Geo (2)
tsarfan (2)
Catch (2)
Jimbob (2)
Steven Den Beste (2)

"50 jobs (and 500,000 watts) in 50 years"

Meet Powell Crosley Jr., lifelong American inventor and entrepreneur. After making a mint in auto parts, Crosley started in on phonographs and radios. Like many radio manufacturers of the time, Crosley stepped up demand by building a radio station; a BIG radio station. At 500,000 watts it was both the largest-ever commercial radio station with potential coverage of most of the country. With that much throw, it seemed a natural fit for the fantastical: radio facsimile machines. Crosley would later get into appliances, sports, and eventually back into his first love, automobiles.
posted by Ogre Lawless on Mar 23, 2010 - 17 comments

This American Life

Radio Lab! Already listened to everything This American Life offers or maybe looking for something a bit smarter and full of science? Maybe you'll like Radio Lab. Maybe you'll like the mind-blowing and historically expanding episode on music. Maybe older history is your cup of tea -- how about biblical times and how they sit in shoeboxes in Oxford. A stack of shows available via podcast, MP3 download (and some .RAM, sorry).
posted by Ogre Lawless on Oct 13, 2006 - 11 comments

Page: 1