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1901: The first Trans-Atlantic radio transmission!

On this day, Marconi’s solution to wireless transmissions was put to the test. From Cornwall (UK), the letter S in Morse Code was transmitted and clearly received in Newfoundland (Canada). The success paved the way for the UK’s naval forces … Continue reading

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RIP Frank Bonner

I know Frank passed away last week but I finally worked in the time to give him his proper due instead of rushing it. Like many in Gen X, I knew Frank mostly for his role as Herb Tarlek, the … Continue reading

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I’m a Nielsen house now

Weeks ago I received a survey from them with two bucks in it. I thought of course, hey, two bucks! I’ll put that in the in the rainy-day fund but I did fill out the survey. I had to. I … Continue reading

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1989: Hoser & Mag show debuts on WMUR

I think our show only lasted about seven to eight weeks before I bailed on José to finish up the semester. I’m guessing I quit for a couple reasons, one being the desire to sleep in on Sunday mornings and … Continue reading

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RIP Larry Lujack

I chose to push back this story due to the holidays, I didn’t want to post anything that was a little too depressing. Most Chicagoans knew of the infamous WLS-AM DJ but since AM radio has a humongous range, he … Continue reading

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