Radio: Break for FM

Last May FCC decided that Frequency Modulation was sufficiently advanced to warrant its undertaking commercial operation. Freed from the confines of experiment, staticless FM began to loom formidably on radio's horizon. But while some operators were struggling to transform their experimental stations into high-powered outfits for commercial use, the national-defense program suddenly slowed down delivery of equipment. Last week FCC did right by FM once again, announced that it would permit experimental FM units to operate commercially (provided they had received commercial construction permits) until big-league transmitters are delivered.

Spotted over the U. S. now are eleven FM stations privileged to...

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