Alaska Communications History

There was a time when Alaska was a breaking new ground in the field of telecommunications. VHF, public broadcasting and satellites all made a big difference in the life of rural Alaskans.  The next edition of Talk of Alaska features one of our state’s telecommunications pioneers – Doctor Alex Hills.

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HOST: Steve Heimel, APRN – Anchorage


  • Alex Hills, former public radio General Manager and Chief Engineer, author of “Wi-Fi and the Bad Boys of Radio”
  • Callers Statewide


  • Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).
  • Send e-mail to talk [at] alaskapublic [dot] org (comments may be read on air)
  • Call 550-8422 in Anchorage or 1-800-478-8255 during the live broadcast

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.


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