1st Edition

Behind the Tube A History of Broadcasting Technology and Business

By Andrew F. Inglis Copyright 1990

    Behind the Tube (1990) tells the story of the unseen foundation of modern radio, TV and cable – the technology that enables programming to reach an audience. It charts the evolution of this technology in all its facets – technical, personal, economic and social. It captures the efforts, strategies, achievements and failures of prominent and unheralded figures and companies in the dynamic and competitive broadcast industry.

    1. The Origins of Radio and Television Technology  2. AM Radio Broadcasting  3. FM Radio Broadcasting  4. Monochrome Television  5. Colour Television  6. Broadcast Video Recording  7. Cable Television  8. Satellite Programme Distribution  9. Home Video Recorders and Players  10. The New Technologies


    Andrew F. Inglis