1939 in radio

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The year 1939 saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting.

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Closings[edit]

  • 1 September – At 18.55 local time BBC engineers receive the order to close down all transmitters in preparation for wartime broadcasting: this marks the end of the National and Regional Programmes of the BBC.

Births[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Radio: Cuba Joins". Time. 19 December 1939. 
  2. ^ a b Dunning, John. (1976). Tune in Yesterday: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio, 1925-1976. Prentice-Hall, Inc. ISBN 0-13-932616-2.
  3. ^ Dunning, John. (1998). On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-507678-3. P. 8.