78’s, television, 45’s, reel to reel, cassettes, CDs, minidiscs and now, downloads.
Whatever “the media” has thrown at the radio industry, it still survives. And on this ninetieth anniversary of the first radio broadcast, here’s one I made earlier, looking at the first days of broadcasting in Nottingham.
Huge thanks to David Lloyd and Paul Robey. Without their assiduous collecting of audio, much of this archive piece wouldn’t have been possible.