Broadcast Industry Miscellanea

   

  Brochures, presentations and publications related to radio and television broadcasting

A collection of radio related short publications that cover everything from music licensing to regulation. Included are early radio software manuals and Grand Ole Opry books.

 
Consumer Limited Publications and Special Editions
  Broadcasting for the Home
1927-1928 
       
Personalities and Stars
1932 edition of Who's Who on the radio from retailer Ludwig Baumann The Radio Announcers of NBC from 1934 Radio Stars of Today or Behind the Scenes in Broadcasting
1937
Programming & Syndication
RKO's Breakthrough Course of Radio
Sales training from 1974 
Rick Sklar and ABC's Superradio satellite Top 40 format operations manual  NBC's 1975  syndicated all news format. Full presentation. 
Century 21 Syndicated radio formats 1980 Generation II music scheduling from Radio Ware
1988
Autoselect music scheduling software
manual from Jefferson Pilot
1982
Engineering that Enhanced Programming
  RCA's 1941
"50.000 Watts of FM" 
  RCA's 1941
"How to Plan an FM Station" 
  RCA's 1941
"How W47A Did It" 
WSM Opry Souvenir Books from Years Past
"Older Issues Presented for Historical Purposes Only"
For the current edition and many more publications contact the
Opry Bookstore
WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 1969 V.4 No. 2 WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 1972
Vol 5 No 1
WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 1974
Vol 5 No 3
WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 1976 Vol 6 No 2 WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 1966    WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 1984
  WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 1992    WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 1994    WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 2000 75th Anniversary 
  WSM Grand Ole Opry History & Picture Book 2004
Story of the Opry.
Small undated booklet
Grand Ole Opry History Picture Book. 1961
Other Industry Topics
BMI 1940 to 1960. Music licensing organization formed by broadcast interests. Music in the Air
RCA publication from the 1930's about educational use of radio
Radio War Guide
1942 publication with protocols for radio's war coverage.
 
Telecast Magazine
November, 1949
Early TV industry magazine.
RCA Journey of Discovery. Listening to exotic radio stations Daytime Broadcasters discussion of fulltime operation with 9 kHz spacing 
AM Stereo
A collection of articles and documents