radio tube


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radio tube

[′rād·ē·ō ‚tüb]
(electronics)
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As Smulyan reminds us in her conclusion, commercial broadcasting was not an inevitable response to a new technology - the radio tube - but the network system was the outgrowth of sustained, often-contested efforts by producers and audiences to shape broadcasting in ways that served their own needs.
She packs the books opening section with fascinating observations about working life in a Berlin radio tube factory, noting, for example, that the workers always saw their forewoman in a distorted perspective because of the magnifying glasses they wore over their right eyes on the job.
After many years as a plant manager manufacturing radio tubes, transistors started to take over the market and he found himself out of a job.