Instructables: exploring - - radio - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:54:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SMALL.jpg vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
Internet Radio in your car (Prank) http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-Radio-in-your-car-Prank/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 06:01:10 PDT
One component radio clock time transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/WWVB-radio-time-signal-generator-for-ATTINY45-or-A/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:30:12 PDT
Raspberry Pi Radio Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Radio-Transmitter/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 19:59:17 PST
How to get Unlimited Pandora skips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-Unlimited-Pandora-skips/
How to get Unlimited Pandora skips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/660A/HKDFG0AT/F55660AHKDFG0AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/660A/HKDFG0AT/F55660AHKDFG0AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/660A/HKDFG0AT/F55660AHKDFG0AT.SMALL.jpg jbenodin Are you annoyed by Pandora's 6 skip limit? Well this Instructable will give you a way around that. There are 2 methods, The first cannot be used with an account and the second can, However it requires more manual input. The First Method The first method is as follows: when you open Pandora, do no...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:03:18 PDT
Raspberry Pi for Amateur Radio VOIP (Echolink) Part 1,2 and 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-for-Amateur-Radio-VOIP-Echolink/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/2URG/HQEA4PBJ/F612URGHQEA4PBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/2URG/HQEA4PBJ/F612URGHQEA4PBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F61/2URG/HQEA4PBJ/F612URGHQEA4PBJ.SMALL.jpg kp4tr This is an amateur radio transceiver wired into a Raspberry Pi and loaded with Echolink software (SVXLINK). One can use this with a 12V battery and connect to the echolink network. See video parts 1,2 and 3. Software in use is SVXLINK at: http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/svxlink/wiki/SvxLink
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:55:42 PST
The Tape Measure Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tape-Measure-Antenna/
The Tape Measure Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/03UF/HQ5K2LOL/F8H03UFHQ5K2LOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/03UF/HQ5K2LOL/F8H03UFHQ5K2LOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/03UF/HQ5K2LOL/F8H03UFHQ5K2LOL.SMALL.jpg jcoman Are you looking for an easy kid friendly project? Are you looking for a project to encourage a new generation of ham radio operators? This project is unusual, so it’s something that will certainly capture the attention of anyone, particularly a kid. It’s an antenna built out of PVC pipe, a tape mea...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 14:33:37 PST
Make a pocket sized FM transmitter! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-pocket-sized-FM-transmitter/
Make a pocket sized FM transmitter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/WM0H/HQ440OYV/F42WM0HHQ440OYV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/WM0H/HQ440OYV/F42WM0HHQ440OYV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/WM0H/HQ440OYV/F42WM0HHQ440OYV.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Have you ever been in a car or at work and you're tuned into the radio, and every five minutes the same playlist plays over and over again? As if repetition isn't bad enough they don't even seem to play anything you like? Or they play a song you like way to much and slowly you start to dislike it be...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 17:06:49 PST
Upgrading a car radio (for a Toyota Corolla) http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-a-car-radio-for-a-Toyota-Corolla/
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Sat, 15 Dec 2007 21:19:07 PST
Add Radio to a Syma S107 IR Helicopter (or any other IR device) http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Radio-to-an-Syma-S107-IR-Helicopter-or-any-oth/
Add Radio to a Syma S107 IR Helicopter (or any other IR device) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/QF66/HO7XGR3W/FG5QF66HO7XGR3W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/QF66/HO7XGR3W/FG5QF66HO7XGR3W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/QF66/HO7XGR3W/FG5QF66HO7XGR3W.SMALL.jpg PaulMakesThings Remote controlled helicopters and other toys have become incredibly advanced for a very low price, this is partially thanks to the huge mobile device market, which has pushed technology in small high energy batteries forward and ramped up production of micro motors. A stable micro helicopter which c...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 13:04:37 PST
Re-Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Transmitter-1/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 01:45:25 PST
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) http://www.instructables.com/id/150-Arduino-TV-Annoyer-Turns-TVs-on-when-you-/
$1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer!! (Turns TVs on when you want them off) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/QT5L/H52FXKOO/F4YQT5LH52FXKOO.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey Arduino fans! Here is an 'ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide it in something inconspicuous, it would make a great April Fools joke or gag gift. And the best part is that the total parts cost is less than $1.50!! (Assumin...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:06:25 PDT
Build Your own FM Radio Astronomy Lab http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-own-FM-Radio-Astronomy-Lab/
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Sun, 17 Feb 2008 12:59:21 PST
how to revive an antique GE P780B lunchbox AM transistor radio from 1959 http://www.instructables.com/id/reviving-an-antique-GE-P780B-lunchbox-AM-transisto/
how to revive an antique GE P780B lunchbox AM transistor radio from 1959 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/6LTJ/HHJOCCVB/FS46LTJHHJOCCVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/6LTJ/HHJOCCVB/FS46LTJHHJOCCVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/6LTJ/HHJOCCVB/FS46LTJHHJOCCVB.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl **this instructable takes into account that you have some basic electronics knowledge, you can solder, and you can use basic hand tools.** i have quite a few radios in my collection and no other basic AM portable has the heft or the classy looks of the GE P-780B! this radio has an all metal, chrome...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 20:52:16 PDT
AM DX'ing, the hobby of listening to radio signals from far away... http://www.instructables.com/id/AM-DXing-the-hobby-of-listening-to-radio-signals-f/
AM DX'ing, the hobby of listening to radio signals from far away... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/YN0W/HMMF8ZIN/FKUYN0WHMMF8ZIN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/YN0W/HMMF8ZIN/FKUYN0WHMMF8ZIN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/YN0W/HMMF8ZIN/FKUYN0WHMMF8ZIN.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl In this instructable we'll teach you the basics of AM broadcast DX'ing and provide some basics on choosing a radio. DX'ing is a radio term for looking for radio signals from far away. AM broadcast DX'ing is the hobby of trying to "catch" as many far away AM radio stations as you can. AM broadcast s...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:43:42 PDT
Arduino animatronics- make your awesome costumes more awesome! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-animatronics-make-your-awesome-costumes-m/
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Sun, 28 Nov 2010 23:42:47 PST
Success Using the JY-MCU (linvor) Bluetooth Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Success-Using-the-JY-MCU-linvor-Bluetooth-Module/
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 03:33:22 PDT
Bluetooth tube radio project - opus2 - Japanes pre-war-era's radio Tombstone shape http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-tube-radio-project-opus2-Japanes-Tombsto/
Bluetooth tube radio project - opus2 - Japanes pre-war-era's radio Tombstone shape - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/H17L/HLOBZK5V/FYOH17LHLOBZK5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/H17L/HLOBZK5V/FYOH17LHLOBZK5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/H17L/HLOBZK5V/FYOH17LHLOBZK5V.SMALL.jpg yaaaam My first Bluetooth tube radio has been completed. Because of its neat appearance and satisfiable sound quality, it seems good enough for daily use.  That is all metal tube pushpull amplifier.  I love metal tube because of its unpretentiousness. But most people don't know there are such lightless ...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:24:58 PDT
Small scale home solar project http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-scale-home-solar-project/
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 09:49:39 PST
How to Transplant RFID Chips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Transplant-RFID-Chips/
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 14:11:52 PDT
Spy Aduio http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-Aduio/
Spy Aduio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/H6R1/HHOFX73K/F72H6R1HHOFX73K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/H6R1/HHOFX73K/F72H6R1HHOFX73K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/H6R1/HHOFX73K/F72H6R1HHOFX73K.SMALL.jpg stive.cool This is a spy device that is really small and can be hidden any were it is a transmitter and your mobile is the reciver. This is a very small radio transmitter and can transmitt aduio signals up to a radius of 100 m. For recording I recommend you to use an android phone as it has a wide band range ....
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 04:32:04 PDT
How to fix a classic American AM tabletop tube radio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-classic-American-AM-tube-radio/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2008 20:23:05 PST
air variable capacitor from scrap aluminum sheets http://www.instructables.com/id/air-variable-capacitor-from-scrap-aluminum-sheets/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2009 17:46:31 PDT
DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Custom-Arduino-Remote-Control-and-L/
DIY Arduino Remote Control and Lego RC Vehicle!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/AMIZ/HJ5ZVMWB/FQEAMIZHJ5ZVMWB.SMALL.jpg Crtlego UPDATE (8/29/13): Thank you readers for your enthusiasm and kind remarks regarding this project! It has been a tremendous journey since I started this project back in March, but I am very glad with the resulting product and the excitement with which it has been received by the maker community. Happy...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 16:19:31 PDT
Make some Feltronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-some-Feltronics/
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:15:20 PDT
Re-purposing an Antique Portable Radio Into a Hip Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-purposing-an-Antique-Portable-Radio-Into-a-Hip-/
Re-purposing an Antique Portable Radio Into a Hip Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/Q2V8/HIZDAXFX/F5RQ2V8HIZDAXFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/Q2V8/HIZDAXFX/F5RQ2V8HIZDAXFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/Q2V8/HIZDAXFX/F5RQ2V8HIZDAXFX.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl **this instructable will walk you through the process of turning a portable antique radio into a cool looking Hi-Fi bluetooth speaker. it takes into account that you have experience in soldering, working with basic electronics, and enough mechanical dexterity to be able to take things apart and put ...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 09:34:43 PDT
Building UP an ArduCopter! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Almost-Complete-Guide-to-Building-an-ArduCopte/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 22:56:10 PDT
Tidy up your bass or guitar to avoid RF interference http://www.instructables.com/id/Tidy-up-your-bass-or-guitar-to-avoid-RF-interferen/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 10:49:50 PDT
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-12V-LED-Bunk-Lights-home-built-wooden-lase/
$5 DIY | 12v Small LED Bunk or Storage Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/869B/HIPIXP10/F9L869BHIPIXP10.SMALL.jpg M.Hawse      This is an article describing the process I used to build a couple of wooden LED bunk lights for my friend's houseboat. I designed these myself. I also built and installed them without assistance, so it's an easy project.  You will also see photos and video of a black-stained, RGB LED Bunk Li...
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 02:26:52 PDT
RC Hovercraft Everyone Can Build! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hovercraft-Everyone-Can-Build/
RC Hovercraft Everyone Can Build! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/CV3B/HIGIL55N/FRNCV3BHIGIL55N.SMALL.jpg benmurton Hovercrafts are a great little project for those looking for something a little unusual. This is made out of materials you would find lying round home plus a couple of cheap easy to get electronics if you don't already have them. This hovercraft is capable of going over water, ice, snow, short grass...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 01:30:11 PDT
Quarter Wave Dual Band VHF/UHF Ham Radio Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Quarter-Wave-Dual-Band-VHFUHF-Ham-Radio-Antenna/
Quarter Wave Dual Band VHF/UHF Ham Radio Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/6XHQ/HI3TJPDP/F576XHQHI3TJPDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/6XHQ/HI3TJPDP/F576XHQHI3TJPDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/6XHQ/HI3TJPDP/F576XHQHI3TJPDP.SMALL.jpg asni73 A Simple & Cheap Dual band antenna will save you having two different antennas for UHF and VHF Step 1 You will need copper or brass welding rod cut to 3 X 19.5"  length, a bit longer, eg 20" is OK if you have a SWR meter and want to cut it to tune it 3 X 6.5"    length, a bit longer eg  7" is OK ...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 03:38:25 PDT
FM Radio the easy way http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Radio-the-easy-way/
FM Radio the easy way - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3TBK/HHS9SOEY/F2Y3TBKHHS9SOEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3TBK/HHS9SOEY/F2Y3TBKHHS9SOEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/3TBK/HHS9SOEY/F2Y3TBKHHS9SOEY.SMALL.jpg verdelj Recently I bought an FM Reciver from ebay for about $3 is a RDA5807 from EIModule, no offense but their documentation is useless.  How ever it has an I2C interface and its compatible with the TEA5767. Sorry about the pics using my cellphone.       Specifications (1) RDA5807 FM Radio Modu...
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Sat, 15 Jun 2013 21:50:13 PDT
Radio Jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Jammer/
Radio Jammer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/DXGT/F3HY3TUF/FJFDXGTF3HY3TUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/DXGT/F3HY3TUF/FJFDXGTF3HY3TUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/DXGT/F3HY3TUF/FJFDXGTF3HY3TUF.SMALL.jpg barri_kid This Item is a Radio Jammer. It sends out EM waves of a certain frequency.Before you enter:This item is illegal in certain locations. It is only demonstrating how these items work and what only a few dollars at a electronic store can build.This also Not a Cell phone jammer. Jamming a Cell phone is s...
By: barri_kid

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Fri, 29 Jun 2007 12:20:44 PDT
Re-new a vintage radio and restore its gleam. http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-new-a-vintage-radio-and-restore-its-gleam/
Re-new a vintage radio and restore its gleam. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/2SN1/HHOFNUE9/FBC2SN1HHOFNUE9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/2SN1/HHOFNUE9/FBC2SN1HHOFNUE9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBC/2SN1/HHOFNUE9/FBC2SN1HHOFNUE9.SMALL.jpg SlickSqueegie This is a 1950ish Firestone radio alarm clock. I found this at a flea market and got an excellent deal. I did not know if it worked or not and I didn't care, I saw potential in it right away. When I got it home, I plugged it in to see if it worked or not. It made a humming noise right away. Not a "r...
By: SlickSqueegie

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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 20:22:04 PDT
how to revive a first generation Olympic 447 portable transistor radio http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-revive-a-first-generation-Olympic-447-trans/
how to revive a first generation Olympic 447 portable transistor radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MPT6/HHMHQRIQ/FYRMPT6HHMHQRIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MPT6/HHMHQRIQ/FYRMPT6HHMHQRIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MPT6/HHMHQRIQ/FYRMPT6HHMHQRIQ.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl **this instructable assumes that you have basic electronics knowledge, you can solder, and you have the ability to use basic hand tools.** in this instructable we'll be covering the basic rebuild of an early portable transistor radio. these big transistor radios where called "lunchbox radios" and w...
By: ke4mcl

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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 07:53:28 PDT
Bring a Vintage GI Joe Walkie-Talkie Back to Life with Bluetooth! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-a-Vintage-GI-Joe-Walkie-Talkie-Back-to-Life-/
Bring a Vintage GI Joe Walkie-Talkie Back to Life with Bluetooth! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/GRF5/HGU2PHJB/F67GRF5HGU2PHJB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/GRF5/HGU2PHJB/F67GRF5HGU2PHJB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/GRF5/HGU2PHJB/F67GRF5HGU2PHJB.SMALL.jpg mazzmn I had only one circa 1970, GI-Joe green Walkie-Talkie that, to the untrained eye, only sits there and occasionally generates static. But to an observer of the correct age and attitude, this toy can evoke images of a childhood past, friends and fun times. So since it's got no partner to talk to, won'...
By: mazzmn

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Mon, 20 May 2013 21:37:31 PDT
Turn a vintage radio into an iPod dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-vintage-radio-into-an-iPod-dock/
Turn a vintage radio into an iPod dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/NC89/HGU26SKS/FZ7NC89HGU26SKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/NC89/HGU26SKS/FZ7NC89HGU26SKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/NC89/HGU26SKS/FZ7NC89HGU26SKS.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 I found this 1940's Westinghouse radio at a flea market for $15 and thought it would make an awesome iPod dock! I love the vintage look, but don't have much use for an AM only radio, not to mention it didn't work to begin with! Aside from looking a little worn out and having badly faded and filthy p...
By: ctx1985

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Mon, 20 May 2013 01:19:09 PDT
How to make a camping radio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-camping-radio/
How to make a camping radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/UDJA/HCRVRDNI/FSNUDJAHCRVRDNI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/UDJA/HCRVRDNI/FSNUDJAHCRVRDNI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSN/UDJA/HCRVRDNI/FSNUDJAHCRVRDNI.SMALL.jpg coolbeansbaby68      This  is a  homemade camping radio that I made from a piece of wood , A car stereo ,speakers and a power converter .The sound is incredible.It is a car  stereo, cd player, with a jack to play music from your ipod .In my younger years i bought my first mechanics tool box and decided i wanted t...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 04:39:16 PDT
Beginners Guide to Radio Control Airplanes http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-Radio-Control-Airplanes/
Beginners Guide to Radio Control Airplanes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/FU79/FQCTLAGC/FEZFU79FQCTLAGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/FU79/FQCTLAGC/FEZFU79FQCTLAGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEZ/FU79/FQCTLAGC/FEZFU79FQCTLAGC.SMALL.jpg nickademuss This instructable is intended to familiarize you with the basic workings of Radio controlled aircraft. It is not a complete guide to everything about the subject, its intended to inform the reader on what is involved and help you choose the right aircraft for you. I grew up around this hobby, my Da...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2009 23:00:16 PDT
How to Make a $19 Police Radio Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-19-Police-Radio-Scanner/
How to Make a $19 Police Radio Scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/GCTO/HFONDD4C/FPLGCTOHFONDD4C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/GCTO/HFONDD4C/FPLGCTOHFONDD4C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/GCTO/HFONDD4C/FPLGCTOHFONDD4C.SMALL.jpg harrysand In this guide I will explain how to build an inexpensive SDR (software defined radio) that can be used to receive police, fire, taxi, and other digital radio transmissions. I will do my best to explain the steps in detail, and provide further resources to help along the way. For the radio enthusias...
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Fri, 19 Apr 2013 08:53:45 PDT
Resistor Filing And Storage System http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistor-Filing-And-Storage-System/
Resistor Filing And Storage System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/07KD/H5IRWX6H/FQB07KDH5IRWX6H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/07KD/H5IRWX6H/FQB07KDH5IRWX6H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/07KD/H5IRWX6H/FQB07KDH5IRWX6H.SMALL.jpg Re-design I rebuild/refurbish tube radios and amps and build the occasional DIY project so I'm always needing various resistor values.  I finally got tired of having to go to Radio Shack or place an order online every time I got a new radio.  So, I bought a resistor kit.  I found one on Ebay that included 50 ...
By: Re-design

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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 16:20:37 PDT
Mobile wifi antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-wifi-antenna/
Mobile wifi antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/AP9L/HEXSDS2B/FOCAP9LHEXSDS2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/AP9L/HEXSDS2B/FOCAP9LHEXSDS2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/AP9L/HEXSDS2B/FOCAP9LHEXSDS2B.SMALL.jpg ROD917 Turn a external usb antenna into a mobile wifi antenna to get a better wifi signal. I work approximately 24 hours from my vehicle each week. I use my laptop while in my vehicle to access public wifi. My internal wifi antenna on my laptop computer does not get a good wifi signal. I purchased an exter...
By: ROD917

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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 20:03:20 PDT
Radio Controlled Cardboard Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Controlled-Cardboard-Hovercraft/
Radio Controlled Cardboard Hovercraft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/3O43/HE080LOG/FQV3O43HE080LOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/3O43/HE080LOG/FQV3O43HE080LOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/3O43/HE080LOG/FQV3O43HE080LOG.SMALL.jpg Pib2 This is a radio controlled hovercraft with an all cardboard body, and  plastic skirt. This hovercraft is highly maneuverable, and extremely simplistic in design. Since the design of this hovercraft includes swap-able motors and other electronics, the electronics can be transferred from vehicle to ve...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 02:42:17 PST
How to repair and revive an american made Zenith transistor radio. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-repair-and-revive-an-american-made-Zenith-t/
How to repair and revive an american made Zenith transistor radio. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/2FRS/HD4VJRVY/FBH2FRSHD4VJRVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/2FRS/HD4VJRVY/FBH2FRSHD4VJRVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/2FRS/HD4VJRVY/FBH2FRSHD4VJRVY.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl this instructable takes for granted that you can solder, work with small parts, read values on capacitors, and have a basic understanding of electricity. transistor radios have been in production for over 50 years now. even early ones are common finds at yard sales and fleamarkets. they were the ip...
By: ke4mcl

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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:09:12 PST
Tube Radio Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Tube-Radio-Restoration/
Tube Radio Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/7CHD/HCB8SHQN/FPG7CHDHCB8SHQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/7CHD/HCB8SHQN/FPG7CHDHCB8SHQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/7CHD/HCB8SHQN/FPG7CHDHCB8SHQN.SMALL.jpg Sparker94 This instructable is for a 1948 philco 48-200i case restore.The "i" in 200i stands for Ivory. This is a fairly common radio but it immediately interested me when I first saw it. Only it wasn't in the best condition cosmetically but it reminded me of a old truck in some ways. And I like old trucks. T...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:59:55 PST
Turn a calculator into a metal detector http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeMade-Metal-Detector/
Turn a calculator into a metal detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/6IX4/F9AC3H0Q/FS26IX4F9AC3H0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/6IX4/F9AC3H0Q/FS26IX4F9AC3H0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/6IX4/F9AC3H0Q/FS26IX4F9AC3H0Q.SMALL.jpg RazorG606 I recently discovered a really cool method in using a few household items to make a HomeMade Metal Detector! Heres how to make your own! Heres a link to the video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_G5HzeIl9cY What you need. All you need for this project is, an: AM Radio , some ta...
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Sat, 24 Nov 2007 10:45:29 PST
How to Talk to Someone Using Ham Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Talk-to-Someone-Using-Ham-Radio/
How to Talk to Someone Using Ham Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/COIV/HAQ2V3ZS/FRWCOIVHAQ2V3ZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/COIV/HAQ2V3ZS/FRWCOIVHAQ2V3ZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/COIV/HAQ2V3ZS/FRWCOIVHAQ2V3ZS.SMALL.jpg InventorManAlways Ham radio is cool, but it can be very nerve-wracking to talk to someone on ham radio. Talking to someone on ham radio is commonly known as a 'QSO' or a 'contact'.  Although it can seem really scary at first, you won't regret a moment of it. And after a few 'contacts', you'll be wanting to make more ...
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Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:30:00 PST
5 Speaker Car Head Unit Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Speaker-Car-Head-Unit-Boombox/
5 Speaker Car Head Unit Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/1PAY/HAQ3COVF/FOC1PAYHAQ3COVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/1PAY/HAQ3COVF/FOC1PAYHAQ3COVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/1PAY/HAQ3COVF/FOC1PAYHAQ3COVF.SMALL.jpg technovative I built this 20+ pound monstrosity in 2005 for my Mother who was working in a noisy industrial environment and needed some audio umph to enjoy her tunes. I had built a couple of boxy rectilinear 80's style portables to wrap old car stereos and speakers in before and wanted to design something more s...
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 03:53:49 PST
Arduino-Radio Controlled Hydrogen Blimp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Radio-Controlled-Hydrogen-Blimp/
Arduino-Radio Controlled Hydrogen Blimp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/JSV1/HAQ3308W/FTIJSV1HAQ3308W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/JSV1/HAQ3308W/FTIJSV1HAQ3308W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/JSV1/HAQ3308W/FTIJSV1HAQ3308W.SMALL.jpg btimar This details the construction of the remote-controlled blimp I built. Here's a short video of it flying: The blimp is controlled by a transmitter on the ground, operated by a human. There are three control levers-- one for each motor, and one for the servo that rotates the axis they're att...
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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:44:26 PST
The Steam Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steam-Radio/
The Steam Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/H5IZ/HAVGJWX8/FI2H5IZHAVGJWX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/H5IZ/HAVGJWX8/FI2H5IZHAVGJWX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/H5IZ/HAVGJWX8/FI2H5IZHAVGJWX8.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Hello Steampunkers, dear friends This time I explain you how to build in some easy steps a unique Steampunk Radio with a glowing "Vacuum Tube" on the top. All the parts I used, exept the broken radio, are from the junk yard. The broken radio I bought from a friend for 1 buck. It was demounted and t...
By: thechocolatist

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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 01:35:43 PST