Marconi was the inventor of the radio. He was an Italian scientist. In 1886 first wireless message was sent through radio. Radio works on electricity or a dry battery.
We can enjoy music, news, songs, etc. from different parts of the world through it sitting in our rooms. Different programs are broadcast from radio stations. The receiving sets catch these broadcast sounds from different cities.
The radio is a wonderful gift of science. It helps us in sending message and news without wires. That is why it is also called wireless. As a source of cheap entertainment, a radio is matchless. Radio sets are very popular. They can be found in every home. One can know everything instantly through a wireless. There are many programmes on the radio right from the early morning till past midnight.
Radio is also a powerful means of teaching. It helps the spread of education in far-flung and remote areas.
In short, the radio is of great use and interest to all of us. Now we have pocket radios which are very convenient to carry.