Introduction: Radio is a type of wireless telegraphy. With the help of radio news, music, speech etc. can be heard remotely. Guglielmo Marconi, an Italian scientist invented the radio in the 1890s.
How It Works: Most major cities in the world have radio stations. On a radio station, someone sings or talks before an instrument. There is also a kind of instrument for listening from a distance. This device is kept in men’s homes. If any person sings or talks on a radio station, it is heard from those houses at once.
Usefulness: Through radio, a simple device kept in a house and at a common expense, one can listen to songs, speeches and so on from a great distance. Listening to radio broadcasts is almost as popular as reading newspapers. Even a poor family in a city would be happy to have a radio set of their own. People have realized the usefulness of the radio.
Radio has increased the enjoyment of life. We can listen to songs, and concerts in our rooms without going to a playhouse. It is used to appease the sick in hospitals. Broadcasting is meant as a medium of instruction and publicity. It helps in group education. Famous people often talk to us via the radio. Lectures on various useful topics are given on radion and people enjoy them sitting in their rooms. Radio also gives us the news of the day. It is also a medium of advertisement. During wars, radio becomes one of the most useful tools of propagation.
All India Radio Broadcast: All India Radio Broadcast began in 1923. It is under the control of the Government of India and is well organized. The most important All India Radio stations are in Calcutta, Mumbai and Delhi. With the inventions of the computer, android mobile phones, and the internet the use and popularity of the radio have been going down since the last decade of the twentieth century. 0 0 0
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