In addition, all civilian radio stations were ordered to be dismantled, so for the duration of the conflict Herrold left the airwaves.
This wartime government ban on civilian stations was lifted effective October 1, 1919, and in early 1921 Herrold was reissued an Experimental license, again with the call sign 6XF.
Herrold would be one of the first persons to develop a radio transmitter that could also be used for audio transmissions.
After limited success with an approach that used "high-frequency" sparks, he later began using a version of an "arc-transmitter" originally developed by Valdemar Poulsen.
KCBS will often feature live interviews with call-in guest experts, to briefly discuss a specific story, topic or subject; the edited comments are replayed as part of featured news stories throughout the remainder of the day.
On weekday mornings, the morning anchor team consists of longtime anchor Stan Bunger, Matt Bigler (who usually anchors from the San Jose news bureau) and Susan Leigh Taylor.
However, the original licensee, Charles Herrold, had begun making audio radio transmissions in 1909, and KCBS has traditionally dated its founding to that year.
Herrold's earliest radio work had been largely forgotten until 1959, when Gordon R.
Like its sister all-news stations, WBBM in Chicago and WCBS in New York City, KCBS airs CBS News updates and simulcasts the audio portion of the weekly TV programs 60 Minutes and Face The Nation.Although his primary objective was to create a wireless telephone that could be commercialized for point-to-point use, beginning in July 1912 Herrold also began making regular weekly entertainment broadcasts, with the debut program featuring phonograph records supplied by the Wiley B. and SJN, plus, for audio transmissions, "San Jose calling".The Radio Act of 1912 established the licensing of stations through the U. Commerce Department, and in late 1915 Herrold was issued an Experimental station license with the call sign 6XF.At night, the station employs a directional antenna, primarily sending its signal to the southeast, in order to protect the coverage of CFZM in Toronto, Ontario, which is the dominant Class A station on the 740 k Hz clear-channel frequency.KCBS's nighttime signal is heard throughout California, including Los Angeles and San Diego, in addition to several western states, including Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Utah.Their program includes regular talks with former Oakland Raiders coach and sportscaster John Madden.