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Historical Marker Dedicated to Florida's First Radio Station

Historical Marker Dedicated to Florida's First Radio Station

This historical marker reads: "WDAE-Florida's First Radio Station. WDAE was the first radio station in Florida to be licensed comercially to operate by the Federal Communications Commission. The license was issued May 15, 1922, to The Tampa Daily Times. It aired its first programs that date from the original studio in the Florida Citrus Exchange Bldg. Mayor Charles H. Brown in the opening ceremonies called radio "The Wonder of the Age that the human voice can be sent broadcast throughout the country."
Galleries: Hillsborough, Radio Broadcasting, Tampa
Keywords: downtown, florida, historical marker, radio, radio station, tampa, wdae
Photo Location: Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Roy Winkelman
Date of Photo: 01/06/2006
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon PowerShot A95
Exposure Time: 1/80
F Number: 50/10
Original Dimensions: 1696×1596
Picture Orientation: Landscape
GPS Coordinates: 27°56'50"N 82°27'31"W
Picture Number: 13794