SITE OF WORLD'S FIRST BROADCASTING STATION
On this corner stood the Garden City Bank Building, where Charles D. Herrold established Station FN, the first radio broadcasting station in the world. As a pioneer in wireless telephony (radio), Herrold established the first station in 1909 to transmit radio programs of music and news to a listening audience on a regular basis.
Registration Date: 1/14/1983
City: San Jose
County: Santa Clara
SW corner of First and San Fernando Sts, San Jose
Back Return to Listed Resources Listing