Instructables: exploring - - radio - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:21:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap, crash resistant portable T Copter 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
Wireless 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
Small scale home solar project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/XO7K/GJQE9YOX/FOPXO7KGJQE9YOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/XO7K/GJQE9YOX/FOPXO7KGJQE9YOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/XO7K/GJQE9YOX/FOPXO7KGJQE9YOX.SMALL.jpg xander.marks Having alternative energy as one of my hobbies, I've recycled an old bedside cabinet to be used as a solarpowered energy-backup. This project is low-budget and most of the materials are recycled. At the moment it is only solar charged using 3 12 Volt 1,5 Watt trickle charger solarpanels (no charge c...
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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/
How to Transplant RFID Chips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/QI5O/HKUCZDEE/F4DQI5OHKUCZDEE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/QI5O/HKUCZDEE/F4DQI5OHKUCZDEE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/QI5O/HKUCZDEE/F4DQI5OHKUCZDEE.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos RFID (radio-frequency identification) systems are all around us. They help us get through toll booths faster. They help stores keep track of inventory. They are even in a lot of toys. But there is no reason why the RFID chips need to stay in their original housing. In this project, I am going t...
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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/
air variable capacitor from scrap aluminum sheets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/IOE6/FYTCOV8U/FWDIOE6FYTCOV8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/IOE6/FYTCOV8U/FWDIOE6FYTCOV8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/IOE6/FYTCOV8U/FWDIOE6FYTCOV8U.SMALL.jpg Jezan I was building a crystal set for my son, but it came to a halt. When i found out that i have no variable capacitor in my pile of junk.Scavenging one from an old radio was not an option. Since most of new radios uses analog tuning. And the ones with air variable capacitors are very rare, and are coll...
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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/
Make some Feltronics - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Y0B0/HJ369P3B/F1GY0B0HJ369P3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Y0B0/HJ369P3B/F1GY0B0HJ369P3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/Y0B0/HJ369P3B/F1GY0B0HJ369P3B.SMALL.jpg acklenx Feltronics turns your refrigerator into a soft circuit breadboard (a large format electronics project kit). That is, you can make real, working electronic circuits and projects using big fuzzy felt pieces, and stick them to metal surfaces.  Hackerspace Charlotte took home the Grand Prize from the Gl...
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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/
Building UP an ArduCopter! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5DB9/HIUWZY07/FNO5DB9HIUWZY07.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5DB9/HIUWZY07/FNO5DB9HIUWZY07.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/5DB9/HIUWZY07/FNO5DB9HIUWZY07.SMALL.jpg husamwadi Today's guide will be about building an Arducopter, or otherwise known by the locals as "Flying Hedge Trimmer".  My greatest problem with the world of  RC and hobbyists is that there never is a complete guide on doing ANYTHING! The experience of learning how to build a hexacopter from no knowled...
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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/
Tidy up your bass or guitar to avoid RF interference - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Q4KY/HIPIXKSW/FEAQ4KYHIPIXKSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Q4KY/HIPIXKSW/FEAQ4KYHIPIXKSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEA/Q4KY/HIPIXKSW/FEAQ4KYHIPIXKSW.SMALL.jpg rpechansky I bought a MusicMan Stingray bass clone. It's a nice-looking bass (see picture) with a pretty decent sound despite its low price. It has an active circuit with an humbucking pickup that effectively blocks the AC buzz even at high volumes. But it also had an irritating interference from some FM or AM...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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'...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 21:37:31 PDT