World Radio Days

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13 February is celebrated around the world as “World Radio Days”.

The United Nation General Assembly declared 13 February   as “World Radio Days” in 2012.

  • The theme of the 2022 edition of World Radio Day is  "Radio and Trust"


  • In the 1860s ,Scottish Physicist James Clerk Maxwell predicted the existence of radio waves.

  • In 1886, German Physicist Heinrich Hertz demonstrated  the existence of electromagnetic waves as predicted by Maxwell.

  • American dentist and  inventor Mahlon Loomis in 1866 successfully demonstrated wireless telegraphy .

  • Guglielmo Marconi:  An Italian inventor who proved radio communication. He sent and received the first radio signal in Italy in 1895. He is credited as the inventor of Radio in the world . He received the Nobel prize of Physics in 1909 with Karl Braun  "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy".

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