Broadcasting Turns 90

Ninety years ago the first public broadcast was made from KDKA Pittsburgh delivering the results the Harding-Cox presidential election. Since then broadcasting has evolved becoming what it is today with DTV. From all of us at Antennas Direct we’d like to say Happy Birthday.

To continue reading about broadcasting’s history, follow this link to read 90 Years Of News, Entertainment, Service, where Antennas Direct president Richard Schneider is quoted about the growth of over-the-air TV:

The story quoted Richard Schneider, founder of, an online retailer of TV antennas. “We’ve seen a huge rush in orders in the last six to nine months,” he said. “There’s a perception that it’s for the elderly or the indigent, but the fastest-growing part of our business is 20-something techy kids.”