The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

Key Features

  • Provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use introduction to the field
  • Grounds theory with global examples
  • Takes it further with recommended reading
  • Covers the central ideas and practices from production and media studies
  • Situates radio studies within its historical context and contemporary auditory culture

Transmission

Transmission

Radio waves are sent from a transmitter to radio receivers using allotted frequencies in the electromagnetic spectrum.

The history, and present state, of radio is bound up with the technological fact of transmission. Today, at least in the UK, there is an active debate about the development of digital radio ...

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