Instructables: exploring - - radio - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:23:36 PST BLOX v1.01 Raspdio http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspdio/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:06:05 PST
Transfer a Video via FM Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Transfer-a-Video-via-FM-Radio/
Transfer a Video via FM Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/ZXM9/I3B0D02C/FDEZXM9I3B0D02C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/ZXM9/I3B0D02C/FDEZXM9I3B0D02C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDE/ZXM9/I3B0D02C/FDEZXM9I3B0D02C.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture In old times and even now, radio stations used to transmit secret morse code messages.If the government pulls out the Internet cable, morse code file transfer can save you.Ok, maybe not the best way to do it, but it's possible.In this project, I transferred a small video via morse code. I took a...
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 03:27:45 PST
Anachronistic Audio: The Cathedral Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Anachronistic-Audio-The-Cathedral-Radio/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 13:35:03 PST
Cheap Arduino Controlled Light Sockets - Reverse Engineering RF http://www.instructables.com/id/5-RF-Controlled-Light-Sockets/
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:42:11 PST
Satellite Radio Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Satellite-Radio-Boombox/
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:21:47 PST
Big 'ol Bluetooth Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-ol-Bluetooth-Boombox/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:41:20 PDT
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Crawling-Robot-Zombie-with-Severed-Legs/
Make a Crawling Robot Zombie with Severed Legs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/WKAS/I12KBNAP/F6OWKASI12KBNAP.SMALL.jpg ossum We all love zombies and robots, two of the things that are most likely to be our undoing one day. Lets help things along by building a creepy little robot zombie.My goal with this Instructable is to take a doll and (re)animate it with servos and mechanical linkages, its braaaaiiins will be an Arduin...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:49:06 PDT
Convert Any Radio Into a Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-Any-Radio-Into-a-Guitar-Amp/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 01:56:55 PDT
Add Bluetooth to your old Car-Hifi http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Upgrade-Your-Old-Car-V2/
Add Bluetooth to your old Car-Hifi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/2NRS/I0R0YP1Q/FAM2NRSI0R0YP1Q.SMALL.jpg manuelmasc Hi everyone!In this quick ible I'll show you another way to upgrade your old car with just 5$ and less than 30 minutes of work. If you want to check out the last simple upgrade that I made on my car, you have to see my ible "Thermometer - Upgrade Your Old Car".I'll basically suggest you how to EASIL...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 01:13:52 PDT
Literally : Dock your Ipod to your car audio cassette slot http://www.instructables.com/id/Literally-Dock-your-Ipod-mp3-player-to-car-aud/
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Mon, 1 Mar 2010 22:00:24 PST
Vintage Beat Box Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Beat-Box-Suitcase/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 16:39:41 PDT
Simple surveillence bug http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-surveillence-bug/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:13:59 PDT
Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter (in apprx 200 USD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-crash-resistant-portable-T-Copter/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:43:26 PDT
Make a One Tube Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-One-Tube-Radio/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 13:05:14 PDT
Vintage Inspired Stereo http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Inspired-Stereo/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
Converting Old Radio into a Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Converting-Old-Radio-into-a-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:15:58 PDT
River Radio- Floating Stereo that ROCKS! http://www.instructables.com/id/River-Radio-Floating-Stereo-that-ROCKS/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 20:47:58 PDT
Wirelessly Controlled Robotic Hand http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-Controlled-Robotic-Hand/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:13:48 PDT
Make a High-Altitude Balloon Tracker (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-High-Altitude-Balloon-Tracker-Arduino/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:13:57 PDT
Vintage Radio Guitar Amp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Radio-Mini-Amp/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 02:38:18 PDT
Mini Audio Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Audio-Transmitter/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:52:07 PDT
Old Radio Android PC Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Radio-Android-PC-Case/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 06:57:17 PDT
Hi-Fi crystal AM radio tuner / No. 565 Miller http://www.instructables.com/id/Hi-Fi-crystal-AM-radio-tuner-No-565-Miller/
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Sun, 18 May 2014 01:19:52 PDT
How to waterproof circuit boards (epoxy method). http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-waterproof-circuit-boards-epoxy-method/
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Fri, 16 May 2014 15:51:23 PDT
Discone http://www.instructables.com/id/Discone/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 10:55:39 PDT
Bottle Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Radio/
Bottle Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/IJKC/HUBWTJ1M/FHXIJKCHUBWTJ1M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/IJKC/HUBWTJ1M/FHXIJKCHUBWTJ1M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/IJKC/HUBWTJ1M/FHXIJKCHUBWTJ1M.SMALL.jpg 10040477 Have you ever wondered about using an object for music instead of an ordinary radio? Now you can with the Bottle Radio! The Bottle Radio uses only the energy of the radio waves sent  by radio transmitters. It has very few parts, and needs no batteries or other power source. For the radio wave catche...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:11:12 PDT
Vintage-Style MP3 Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Style-MP3-Radio/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:46:10 PDT
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
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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/
Raspberry Pi Radio Transmitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/Q1PH/HOHYMAFI/FROQ1PHHOHYMAFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/Q1PH/HOHYMAFI/FROQ1PHHOHYMAFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/Q1PH/HOHYMAFI/FROQ1PHHOHYMAFI.SMALL.jpg Cody Heiser      The Raspberry Pi is a very useful computer that can be used for many different things.  The people over at Imperial College Robotics Society have a new way to use your favorite treat.  They designed a program that turns the Pi into an FM radio transmitter.  This instructable will show you how t...
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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/
Upgrading a car radio (for a Toyota Corolla) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/S82M/FA2KM1Z7/FGNS82MFA2KM1Z7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/S82M/FA2KM1Z7/FGNS82MFA2KM1Z7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/S82M/FA2KM1Z7/FGNS82MFA2KM1Z7.SMALL.jpg abizar A step-by-step guide to replacing the factory cassette radio in a Corolla with a mp3- WMA- CD player and radio.Select the replacement audio. You can obtain CD player with mp3 and WMA from Walmart for $89. The most important features are the ability to play mp3 and WMA format files burnt on a CD but ...
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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/
Build Your own FM Radio Astronomy Lab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/EYQK/FCHYOCZS/FKTEYQKFCHYOCZS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/EYQK/FCHYOCZS/FKTEYQKFCHYOCZS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/EYQK/FCHYOCZS/FKTEYQKFCHYOCZS.SMALL.jpg foxmcf 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" reflector telescope, a pair of binoculars, and a FM Radio! So your asking, "FM Radio?". Well... I love...
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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/
Arduino animatronics- make your awesome costumes more awesome! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/M9HG/GF069NR1/F3HM9HGGF069NR1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/M9HG/GF069NR1/F3HM9HGGF069NR1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3H/M9HG/GF069NR1/F3HM9HGGF069NR1.SMALL.jpg Honus Here's how to add lights, sound and action to your favorite Halloween project using the open source Arduino microcontroller. Arduino is easy to learn to use and it opens up a whole new world for costume builders and creature creators. If you want to learn how to connect wires, servos, LEDs and use s...
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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/
Success Using the JY-MCU (linvor) Bluetooth Module - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/N9X9/HITAAYQN/FM6N9X9HITAAYQN.SMALL.jpg relic1974 I'm writing this instructable because I have had nightmares getting this cheap, but well built bluetooth module to work.  It was worth the challenge to save myself $50 for a simple SPP serial port (RS232 Emulator) service!  I will go over the do's and don'ts I discovered while spending weeks with th...
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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
How to fix a classic American AM tabletop tube radio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-classic-American-AM-tube-radio/
How to fix a classic American AM tabletop tube radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/3HSH/FMZA9VY2/FVO3HSHFMZA9VY2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/3HSH/FMZA9VY2/FVO3HSHFMZA9VY2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/3HSH/FMZA9VY2/FVO3HSHFMZA9VY2.SMALL.jpg ke4mcl Back in the day somebody always knew somebody else that could fix minor things on radios and that's what I'm going to cover here. In this instructable I'm going to walk you through the basics of getting an old tube table top radio up and running. Finding a repair shop that can fix old radios can be ...
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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