Business & Finance: Aerial Chaos

The first radio "piracy" case fizzled last week in Chicago. The Zenith Radio Corporation (WJAZ) of Chicago, hampered by Secretary of Commerce Hoover's administrative regulation that it have only two hours' broadcasting time each week, decided to make a test case of his authority. They deliberately prolonged their broadcasting time on their licensed wave length (322.4 meters; also that of General Electric's Denver Station KOA), and deliberately used the wave length of Canadian stations.

If WJAZ could snatch without restraint at any wave length it pleased, other stations could do the same. Aerial...

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