i need a detector for my crystal set, PLEASE HELP
the cats whisker detector i used was a blued piece of steel / carbon (or pencil lead) from Youtube:
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if a mineral like geranium, galea, iron pyrite (fools gold) work well, i would like to know how to obtain it without buying anything online?
(i mainly don't want use a geranium diode because one i had burnt up. another reason why i don't want a 1N34A is because it isn't available at any "real physical" stores (like Radioshack )
i don't mind to use another type of diode.
what about a schottky diode? do they sell any @ radioshack? and will it work?