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Transistor radio

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A transistor radio is a small portable radio receiver that uses transistor-based circuitry. [1]

39 relations: Bell Labs, Billboard (magazine), Boombox, Broadcasting, Charlie the Tuna, Chrysler, Consumer Reports, Düsseldorf, Electrical impedance, Heinrich Welker, Herbert Mataré, John Bardeen, Lolita (1962 film), Lunchbox, M. Ward, Masaru Ibuka, Milwaukee School of Engineering, MP3 player, Nine-volt battery, Philco, Portable audio player, Portable CD player, Portable media player, Post–World War II baby boom, Radio receiver, Raytheon, Regency TR-1, Smartphone, Solid-state physics, Sony, Talk radio, Texas Instruments, TR-55, Transistor, Tuner (radio), Vacuum tube, Walkman, Walter Houser Brattain, William Shockley.

Bell Labs

Nokia Bell Labs (formerly named AT&T Bell Laboratories, Bell Telephone Laboratories and Bell Labs) is an American research and scientific development company, owned by Finnish company Nokia.

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Billboard (magazine)

Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.

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A boombox is a transistorized portable music player featuring one or two cassette tape recorder/players and AM/FM radio, generally with a carrying handle.

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Broadcasting is the distribution of audio or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.

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Charlie the Tuna

Charlie the Tuna is the cartoon mascot and spokes-tuna for the StarKist brand.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC (commonly known as Chrysler) is the American subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., an Italian-American automobile manufacturer registered in the Netherlands with headquarters in London, U.K., for tax purposes.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports is an American magazine published since 1930 by Consumers Union, a nonprofit organization dedicated to unbiased product testing, consumer-oriented research, public education, and advocacy.

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Düsseldorf (Low Franconian, Ripuarian: Düsseldörp), often Dusseldorf in English sources, is the capital city of the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the seventh most populous city in Germany. Düsseldorf is an international business and financial centre, renowned for its fashion and trade fairs.

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Electrical impedance

Electrical impedance is the measure of the opposition that a circuit presents to a current when a voltage is applied.

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Heinrich Welker

Heinrich Johann Welker (September 9, 1912 in Ingolstadt – December 25, 1981 in Erlangen) was a German theoretical and applied physicist who invented the "transistron", a transistor made at Westinghouse independently of the first successful transistor made at Bell Laboratories.

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Herbert Mataré

Herbert Franz Mataré (22 September 1912 – 2 September 2011) was a German physicist.

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John Bardeen

John Bardeen (May 23, 1908 – January 30, 1991) was an American physicist and electrical engineer.

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Lolita (1962 film)

Lolita is a 1962 British-American drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick.

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A lunch box, spelled lunchbox in almost all UK and US dictionaries, also referred to as a lunch pail or lunch kit, is used to store food to be taken anywhere.

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M. Ward

Matthew Stephen "M." Ward (born October 4, 1973) is a singer-songwriter and guitarist from Portland, Oregon.

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Masaru Ibuka

Masaru Ibuka (井深 大 Ibuka Masaru; 11 April 1908 – 19 December 1997) was a Japanese electronics industrialist and co-founder of Sony.

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Milwaukee School of Engineering

The Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) is a private university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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MP3 player

An MP3 player or Digital Audio Player is an electronic device that can play digital audio files.

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Nine-volt battery

The nine-volt battery, or 9-volt battery, is a common size of battery that was introduced for the early transistor radios.

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Philco (founded as Helios Electric Company, renamed Philadelphia Storage Battery Company) was a pioneer in battery, radio, and television production.

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Portable audio player

A portable audio player is a personal mobile device that allows the user to listen to recorded audio while mobile.

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Portable CD player

A portable CD player is a portable audio player used to play compact discs.

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Portable media player

A portable media player (PMP) or digital audio player (DAP) is a portable consumer electronics device capable of storing and playing digital media such as audio, images, and video files.

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Post–World War II baby boom

The end of World War II brought a baby boom to many countries, especially Western ones.

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Radio receiver

In radio communications, a radio receiver (receiver or simply radio) is an electronic device that receives radio waves and converts the information carried by them to a usable form.

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The Raytheon Company is a major U.S. defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics.

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Regency TR-1

The Regency TR-1 was the first commercially manufactured transistor radio.

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A smartphone is a handheld personal computer with a mobile operating system and an integrated mobile broadband cellular network connection for voice, SMS, and Internet data communication; most, if not all, smartphones also support Wi-Fi.

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Solid-state physics

Solid-state physics is the study of rigid matter, or solids, through methods such as quantum mechanics, crystallography, electromagnetism, and metallurgy.

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is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Talk radio

Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues and consisting entirely or almost entirely of original spoken word content rather than outside music.

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Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) is an American technology company that designs and manufactures semiconductors and various integrated circuits, which it sells to electronics designers and manufacturers globally.

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The TR-55, released in 1955, was Sony's first transistor radio, and the first to be made in Japan.

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A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify or switch electronic signals and electrical power.

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Tuner (radio)

A tuner is a subsystem that receives radio frequency (RF) transmissions like radio broadcasts and converts the selected carrier frequency and its associated bandwidth into a fixed frequency that is suitable for further processing, usually because a lower frequency is used on the output.

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Vacuum tube

In electronics, a vacuum tube, an electron tube, or just a tube (North America), or valve (Britain and some other regions) is a device that controls electric current between electrodes in an evacuated container.

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Walkman is a Sony brand tradename, originally used for portable audio cassette players from the late 1970s onwards.

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Walter Houser Brattain

Walter Houser Brattain (February 10, 1902 – October 13, 1987) was an American physicist at Bell Labs who, along with fellow scientists John Bardeen and William Shockley, invented the point-contact transistor in December 1947.

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William Shockley

William Bradford Shockley Jr. (February 13, 1910 – August 12, 1989) was an American physicist and inventor.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transistor_radio

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