Frank Conrad

Frank Conrad (1874 – 1941) was a radio broadcasting pioneer who worked as the Assistant Chief Engineer for the Westinghouse Electric Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,. He began what are considered the first regular radio broadcasts from his Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, garage in 1916, and is responsible for the founding of the first licensed broadcast station in the world: KDKA.
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  • 3 Lessons in Content Marketing From the Past

    … manufacturing he started broadcasting on a small network to Pittsburgh hobbyists. One local department store noticed they could capitalize on this growing group of hobbyists and started advertising a $10 radio kit to listen to Conrad’s broadcasts. Conrad’s supervisor, Westinghouse VP Harry Davis purportedly saw the advertisement and realized…

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