The Development of Television and Radio Station Online

The development work at General Electric was led by Ernst Alexanderson. Then, as in earlier times, communication via letters between the different departments within General Electric was usual. In the collection of preserved documentation, which Alexanderson donated to the university library in his home town of Schenectady, there exist parts of the discussions about how to proceed with the development …

First Alternator for Online Radio News

Until 1904, Alexanderson’s engineering work was mainly aimed at different generator and motor designs. The real challenge came with Reginald Aubrey Fessenden’s order in 1904 to General Elec- tric for an AC generator for 100 kHz, with a requirement for an output power in the kilowatts. Fessenden was a native-born Canadian and had been employed by Thomas A. Edison and …

Ernst Fredrik Werner Alexanderson

The traditional way to describe technical developments of local radio stations online and their influence on society has followed the most obvious course – a chronological description of those inventions and designs as they become recognized as innovations and are further developed.

Further, this process has often been done in connection with company anniversaries, where naturally the company’s own performance …