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Hugo Gernsback's Radio News was the most succesful  radio and technology magazine in broadcasting's first decades. It was published from July of 1919 to April of 1959 under several variations of the title.
477 issues were published.
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History of Radio News
The first issue of Radio News was published in 1919, as Radio Amateur News; in mid 1920 it dropped the word "Amateur" from the title. In 1948 the title changed again, to Radio and Television News, and from April 1959 to December 1971 it was published as Eleectronics World. Radio News was aimed at the enthusiastic amateur, but includes a wealth of material that documents the evolution of electronic media in the United States.
From "On The Short Waves" by Jerome Berg (Amazon)
"Gernsback created two of the most important shortwave publications of the day, Radio News and Short Wave Craft, plus their "little brother," Official Short Wave
Listener. He also published Radio Craft, a widely read magazine that carried occasional shortwave news but concentrated on more technical topics. One of the interesting things about the Gernsback publications and some others of the time was their pagination. Rather than each issue being paginated separately,
Gernsback publications paginated continuously by volume. For example, volume 6 of Radio News began with issue no. 1, published in July 1924, and ended with issue no. 12, published in June 1925. The July 1924 issue was paginated 1 -144 and the August issue 145 -280, through the June 1925 issue that contained pages 2193 -2328. Volume 7, no. 1, published in July 1925, resumed with page one.
Of all the early radio magazines, Radio News was probably the most widely read, with an advertised circulation of 400,000 by 1925. Although it concentrated at first on circuits and technical topics, what eventually set Radio News apart was the breadth of its coverage. There was something for everyone: amateur radio, equipment, patent news, antennas, broadcasting, radio servicing, DXing, clubs, and program listening. It also had contests, humor, one -act plays, extensive advertising for all kinds of parts, receivers and other equipment, and monthly Gernsback editorials on every conceivable radio subject. It even addressed such arcane questions as whether Esperanto or Ilo was the better international language (it ran a series of Esperanto lessons in 1925)."
For an article on Gernsback's influence on radio click on
 
Hugo Gernsback and Radio Magazines:
An Influential Intersection in Broadcast History
Another article:
Hugo Gernsback's Obituary with details on his life
There is an excellent biography of Hugo Gernsback and it is available from Amazon:
Click for Book Description
In 1953, Radio & Televsion News absorbed Radio and Electronics Engineering. Read the latter to subscribers
A History of the publication including ownership changes and editorial shifts is HERE
Electronics World
In 1959 Radio Television News became Electronics World.
Click to go to Electronics world site for 1959 to 1970 issues
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Special Gernsback/Radio News  Publications and Booklets
1966 June Issue with list of all new FM Stereo Stations July, 1944 25th Anniversary issue with special articles. 1940 Radio & Television Data Book.
1926
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"500 Radio Wrinkles"
  Radio News Questions and Answers 

1930 Edition
   
Gernsmack Technical Series 38 How to Build a Radio
The copyrights for Radio & Television News were held by Poptronix Inc. (Ziff Davis) The copyright holder indicated that the copyrights of pre 1964 issues were not renewed.