Low-cost Near Space Without HAM Radios or Cellphones style
After researching near space balloon projects and launching two of my own I've found that the major hurdle is in communication with the balloon payload. Many near space ballooners are using HAM radio ...
How To Save Analog Television - Pirate TV style
Tired of the blocky, JPEG-like resolution of digital television? Do you long for the days of RF modulation and regulated-yet-unregulated content? Do you simply have the desire to toss your converter b...
Viewing Myself in 3rd Person style
This is a project which will literally pull your mind out from your head.  The whole idea is to view ourselves live in 3rd person. A camera will be mounted to ourselves looking at us from behind. A v...
Arduino FM radio receiver shield style
This Instructable will show you how to build your own FM radio receiver shield to be used with an Arduino board. The radio chip we are going to be using is the AR1010 on a breakoutboard found at Spark...
Radio Direction Finding Antenna for VHF style
I needed an antenna to chase down a noise source.. After much ado I settled on some plans I found on the web, added my own modifications & took some photos along the way. It has a cardoidal pattern wi...
Medium Wave AM broadcast band resonant loop antenna. style
Medium Wave (MW) AM broadcast band loop antenna. Built using cheap 4 pair (8 wire) telephone 'ribbon' cable,& (optionally) housed in cheap garden 13mm (~half inch) irrigation plastic hose. The more ...
Icom Handheld Dual-Band Radio Mod style
This Instructable demonstrates how to modify a standard Icom IC-T7H hand-held dual-band radio transceiver to both receive and transmit on a wider range of frequencies.Original:2 Meter: 144.0-148.0 MHz...
Wind up radio solar mod using LED garden lights style
Wind up radio solar modThis is my first instructable, so please bare this in mind when building as I may have missed some things.Also the pictures have been taken with a mobile phone! Sorry!I was insp...
RF probe style
Probe for measuring in the Radio Frequency range built inside an earphone jack, designed to have minimum capacitance and complete shielding.
Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio style
News Flash!!! The Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio and Mrfixitrick are now featured in a PC game called "Tesla".  Monsters and bats are battled, while helping Mrfixitrick find the seven parts of the Spooky T...
Listen to Shortwave Broadcasts on an AM Radio style
The larger radio is my Sangean ATS-803A shortwave receiver. The smaller radio in the foreground is a travel alarm/AM-FM radio from the late 1980s. I converted it to receive shortwave frequencies bet...
Build Your own FM Radio Astronomy Lab style
Because I'm a simple man, and the thought of trying to understand all of the unknown is more than I can handle, I prefer the simpler side of astronomy. My personal astronomy tools include a 4.5" refl...
VOX Mod for APRS style
This is how you modify a Maxon VOX unit for use with a computer for APRS.BOM (Bill of Materials):Maxon VOX Unit $2AA Battery Holder $13.5 mm to 2.5 mm Adapter $32x 2 m Mono Patch Cable $4 each
Transistor Radio Hack! style
Take an old AM/FM transistor radio and make a quick modification so it picks up Air Traffic Control, Air Shows and other Civil Aviation Band transmissions. Amazing! Thanks to Cy Tymony for the Make Ma...