Radio Day

Today is the day the world celebrates the invention of the radio.

I am from the generation that saw the introduction of transistor radios. They were the greatest thing! We could listen to music on the school bus. You had to be next the the window to get a signal (and NOT the Emergency Exit window), but we had portable music!

Yes, I was late getting my transistor radio. This is from the early 1970s.  Forty years later, when I put a in a 9 volt battery and turn it on, I get static, so I know it still functions.

The thing that amazes me is that portable music went from this to