First underwater radio show
Last updated: September 6, 2017 at 3:32 am
Feb. 23, 1940 – Marineland (St. Augustine, Florida). Robert Ripley of Ripley’s Believe it or Not! fame, hosted a radio show while diving with sharks and dolphins using a microphone-equipped hardhat. The show was broadcast coast to coast to an audience of one million listeners.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.