This is the Brazilian Section of
The Broadcast Archive

Maintained by:
Barry Mishkind - The Eclectic Engineer
Last update 11/30/02

Brazilian Broadcasting:

  • History
  • Regulation
  • Station Identifications

Brazilian Broadcast History:

The first station in Brazil was either SPC, completed in November of 1922, and owned by the Rio De Janeiro Light and Power Company, or Rádio Clube de Pernambuco in Recife on October 17, 1923.

SPC operated at 483 metres, with its antenna on top of Mt. Corcovada, 2000 ft. above sea level...

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Early regulation of broadcasting

The current regulatory body is El Comité Federal de Radiodifusión

Station Identification: