The exam will consist of four parts:

The subjects covered in this exam will be…

  1. technology
    • waveforms
    • facsimiles
    • transduction
    • signal generation
    • signal processing
    • signal transmission
    • signal reception
    • signal storage
  2. development of radio and related industries
  3. the beginnings of radio broadcasting and the Golden Age of radio programming
  4. radio stations, formats, and programming
  5. the origins of television
  6. early television programming

About each, you should know…

  1. What is it?
  2. What are the origins or causes leading to it?
  3. Why is it important?

A few notes:

  1. Yes, the exam is on Wednesday, October 17, at 9:00 AM. You will have two hours to take the exam but I suspect that it will take you considerably less time to complete it.
  2. Yes, the exam will cover the course material for the entire course thus far, including the material on “The Coming of Television.”
  3. You will take the exam on the form itself. There is no need for you to bring paper or a blue book.