Radio & TV: Roundup

For a year that ended in war talk, bitter arguments about color TV, and shortages of vital materials, 1950 was not so bad. Radiomen were cheered by the 16th annual report issued in Washington last week by the Federal Communications Commission. With a record $415 million revenue, radio showed a 1.7% gain over the previous year and a surprising ability to hold its own against television. In the first six months of 1950, more radio sets (3,850,712) came off the assembly lines than did TV sets (2,413,145). And, for the first time, U.S. radio...

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