Radio has an important but limited function in the field of education.
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Radio has an important but limited function in the field of education.

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  The role of radio transmission in providing adult education: The first communication technology capable to reach mass audiences was the radio. It was implemented at the beginning of 20 th century and it has continuously worked since then. Among first western countries to adopt this new technology were Australia, Canada and The United States. though a developed country, has used radio for education since The Japan Broadcasting Corporation (Nihon Hoso Kyokai—NHK) broadcasts for kindergarten, , high school etc and provides yearly time table of educational programmes, teachers‟ guide and text book for students to all the schools. Radio plays.   There are many Use Cases for Radio in Education: 1. The Ubiquitous FM /AM Radio. It is the cheapest delivery device, though only effective as a Broadcasting mode (one to Many). The users are able to get the instruction as needed - This is cost-. Radio propagation is often defined in logarithmic ratios, termed decibels (dB). When referring to power, a decibel is defined as follows: X dB = 10 Log 10 (X/X0) Because path loss is an important quantity in defining the coverage and capacity of mobile radio systems, a useful unit used to compare different environments is to define.

  Radio as an educational tool became popular and many studies proved its effectiveness, especially in the area of distance education. It was the hope that “competent and imaginative teachers in any community can and do use teaching aids such as school broadcasts to stimulate and vivify the classroom experiences of youngsters” (Reid, p). The radio has a great function of both entertaining its listeners, but also informing and educating them, with travel updates, news updates and facts about local community. what has been the main effect of the Telecommunications Act of on radio station ownership? why did the FCC create a new class of low-power FM stations throughout the history of radio, why did the government encourage monopoly or oligopoly ownership of radio broadcasting. In countries where access to the internet is limited and illiteracy rates are high, radio stations play a major role in sharing news and educational information. The last decade has seen a dramatic increase in radio stations across Africa, especially locally-run community stations.

  Radio remains accessible when other modes of communication go down in emergencies. Disaster communication ultimately hinges on a surefire signal that's accessible, and radio provides this. As we pick ourselves up and prepare for what might come our way next, it is important that our lawmakers safeguard radio's incomparable link to public safety.   From the time that the first sounds were broadcast over the U.S. airwaves in , the two main functions of radio have been to entertain and to inform. As Ackerman () noted, “no entertainment medium [had] ever before faced the insatiable demands which [were] laid upon radio” (p). Radio in education: A brief historical overview. Communication and Information Sharing. 13 Simli Radio has served as an important link between GDCP’s other sectors (DNK, Women and Loans and Community Projects) and as such, has promoted the other sectors very well. Through its (Simli Radio) strategy of communal listenership, more than communities have formed listeners clubs across the two administrative districts in the Northern Region. There are different types of radio stations: community, commercial and public. They have different types of owners and audiences and different programming, but they share a common goal: to connect with the listener in a way that is immediate and is powerful because it has the ability to reach and influence so many people. This module.