Feb 24, 2008


(440 International) - It was an historic day in radio broadcasting, as the Voice of America (VOA) signed on for the first time on this day in 1942. The worldwide, shortwave radio service, a department of the United States Government, continues to beam a variety of programming around the globe under the auspices of the United States Information Agency (USIA).
The VOA transmits from modern studios in Washington, DC and beams much of its programming via satellite to transmitters worldwide. Continued