In 1995, WJDM Elizabeth, NJ, became the first licensed U.S. station to operate on the AM expanded band, consisting of 10 new AM channels between 1605 and 1705 kHz allocated by the FCC several years earlier.
November 2, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the first commercial radio broadcast. To celebrate this special anniversary, we’re shining a spotlight on 100 key moments in radio's history.
We hope you’ll join us in celebrating your favorite radio memories throughout 2020. Use the hashtag #Radio100 across social media to share these moments with the world. Here’s to 100 wonderful years of radio, and to at least 100 more!