Tag: Seattle

Amazon wants FCC approval to test mysterious wireless communications system

A cryptic filing with the Federal Communications Commission reveals a plan by Amazon to test a new wireless communications system at its downtown Seattle headquarters and in rural Washington state. “Amazon seeks FCC experimental authority to evaluate prototype equipment and associated software designed to support innovative communications capabilities and functionalities,” reads the application for FCC […]

KIRO Radio Accidentally Saves American History

American radio broadcasting came of age during World War II, when networks brought live speeches by political leaders and live analysis of rapidly-developing events into living rooms from coast to coast. Recordings of radio news programs from that deadly, years-long conflict from the late 1930s to 1945 offer a priceless window into that tumultuous time. […]