Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - radio http://www.instructables.com Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:18:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a high performance TV antenna from a satellite dish and a few parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-High-Performance-TV-Antenna-From-a-Satellit/
Make a high performance TV antenna from a satellite dish and a few parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/M4X3/IR9EE7AJ/F5WM4X3IR9EE7AJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/M4X3/IR9EE7AJ/F5WM4X3IR9EE7AJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/M4X3/IR9EE7AJ/F5WM4X3IR9EE7AJ.SMALL.jpg mr electro I made a high performance TV antenna with a surplus 24 inch satellite dish and some scrap metal and wood. Parts and tools needed 1) 24 inch satellite dish and mount (can usually be purchased at surplus electronics stores, ham swap meets or ebay) . 2) Two pieces of scrap wood (1/2 by 4 by 24 ...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:14:03 PDT
Starting Ham Radio - Getting Licensed http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-Ham-Radio-Getting-Licensed/
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:52:59 PDT
RetroFuture Vacuum Tube Multimedia Player - Bluetooth tube radio project #7 http://www.instructables.com/id/RetroFuture-Vacuum-Tube-Multimedia-Player-Bluetoot/
RetroFuture Vacuum Tube Multimedia Player - Bluetooth tube radio project #7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/3BW2/IR5MRB2V/FZO3BW2IR5MRB2V.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/3BW2/IR5MRB2V/FZO3BW2IR5MRB2V.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/3BW2/IR5MRB2V/FZO3BW2IR5MRB2V.SMALL.jpg yaaaam This is the latest work of my Bluetooth tube radio projects, but it is not only a "Bluetooth radio" or "Bluetooth Speaker".This set has color display, stereophonic tube amplifier and speakers, and DVD drive. Furthermore it can play thousands of network contents. Originally this is a tube MW ra...
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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 22:18:18 PDT
DIY Ping Pong Blaster! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Old-RC-Car-Into-a-Ping-Pong-Ball-Blaster/
DIY Ping Pong Blaster! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/L1FC/IQXXORJR/FZNL1FCIQXXORJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/L1FC/IQXXORJR/FZNL1FCIQXXORJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/L1FC/IQXXORJR/FZNL1FCIQXXORJR.SMALL.jpg gigafide Ok, let's be honest. Is there any real need for a ping pong ball machine gun? No. But then again, is there any real need for a water gun? No. Both are definitely great for pranking friends or to spook intruders or pesky wild life! Regardless, in this Instructable, I'll show you how to make a ping po...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:07:24 PDT
QYT KT8900 PACKET MOD http://www.instructables.com/id/QYT-KT8900-PACKET-MOD/
QYT KT8900 PACKET MOD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/6TDP/IQLIAYRH/FA66TDPIQLIAYRH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/6TDP/IQLIAYRH/FA66TDPIQLIAYRH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/6TDP/IQLIAYRH/FA66TDPIQLIAYRH.SMALL.jpg rfeigenblatt QYT KT8900 mod for PACKETThis is a chinese cheap 20W 144/440MHz mobile radio, but have two wrong design thinks to connect friendly this unit with your sound card because them not have a external speaker jack, also the squelch operation is too slow.A good idea is take the audio signal from the discr...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:49:21 PDT
FM Radio Receiver on Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/FM-Radio-Receiver-on-Intel-Edison/
FM Radio Receiver on Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/DAUH/IP76TE54/FYHDAUHIP76TE54.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/DAUH/IP76TE54/FYHDAUHIP76TE54.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/DAUH/IP76TE54/FYHDAUHIP76TE54.SMALL.jpg rajesh109876 This is a DIY article on how to build a FM Radio Receiver (Supports AM too) using a Software Defined Radio and an Intel Edison.FM broadcasting has been a medium of entertainment, education, news and emergency communication all over the world for a long time now. Throughout the world, the FM broadcas...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 03:04:43 PDT
Make Your Own Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Boombox/
Make Your Own Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/J71I/IOQFABL7/F5RJ71IIOQFABL7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/J71I/IOQFABL7/F5RJ71IIOQFABL7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/J71I/IOQFABL7/F5RJ71IIOQFABL7.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to create a Boombox that mainly consists of a car radio, salvaged speakers and two 12V lead acid batteries. This upgraded version is louder and lighter than my previous Boombox and can play its tunes up to 9 hours continuously. Let's get started! Watch the video...
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Sun, 29 May 2016 07:50:30 PDT
Crystal Radio to Go: A Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Crystal-Radio-to-Go-a-Portable-Battery-less-Crysta/
Crystal Radio to Go: A Portable, Battery-less Crystal Receiver in a Pizza Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/WSOA/IOLUJIHN/F7QWSOAIOLUJIHN.SMALL.jpg John Greenlee Experience the fun of building one of the earliest kinds of broadcast radio receivers! With it, you’ll be able to pick up stations without using any batteries. It relies entirely on the electrical energy already present in the airwaves. You’ll also be able to take your pizza box radio “to go,” becau...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:41:46 PDT
Restore a classic table radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Restore-a-Classic-Table-Radio/
Restore a classic table radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/51LT/IO36IOOO/FI351LTIO36IOOO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/51LT/IO36IOOO/FI351LTIO36IOOO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/51LT/IO36IOOO/FI351LTIO36IOOO.SMALL.jpg mr electro I bought this nice little General Electric Moderne style radio at a swap meet. It was in excellent condition with no discoloration of the cabinet or scrapes. The knobs were in almost perfect condition also. It didn't work, so this Instructable mainly focuses on the electrical aspects of the resto...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 00:50:14 PDT
Hack digital radio, replace the volume control http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Digital-Radio-Replace-the-Volume-Control/
Hack digital radio, replace the volume control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/199U/INDEGPZ3/FJT199UINDEGPZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/199U/INDEGPZ3/FJT199UINDEGPZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/199U/INDEGPZ3/FJT199UINDEGPZ3.SMALL.jpg neo_xnitro Few moths ago, my mother come back from Italy and brought me a digital radio in the form of an car (Porsche Cayenne ?)it is cool, no ?The problem, on every boot, the volume is set to 84% ... It's very noisy !!I don't understand why each FM frequence are saved into the memory but is not the case for ...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 04:47:34 PDT
Radio Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Transmitter/
Radio Transmitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/DR12/IMTGISSX/FBJDR12IMTGISSX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/DR12/IMTGISSX/FBJDR12IMTGISSX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/DR12/IMTGISSX/FBJDR12IMTGISSX.SMALL.jpg gabriel_cochior The main purpose of this project is to buid a digital radio transmitter using a fpga development board (Nexys 4) from Digilent, a hardware descrption language(vhdl) and a high speed digital to analog converter from Analog Devices adv7123. Until now this radio can be used up to 6 MHz at 50 MSPS.Video...
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 14:17:47 PDT
Dissection: BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/Dissection-BoomBox/
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 16:42:34 PDT
How to make a Weather Radio antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Weather-Radio-Antenna/
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 15:26:07 PDT
All-Band Direct Conversion Receiver http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Band-Direct-Conversion-Receiver/
All-Band Direct Conversion Receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JORP/IJ8X0PQF/FG1JORPIJ8X0PQF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JORP/IJ8X0PQF/FG1JORPIJ8X0PQF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG1/JORP/IJ8X0PQF/FG1JORPIJ8X0PQF.SMALL.jpg lingib This Instructable describes an an experimental "Direct Conversion" all-band receiver for the reception of single side-band, morse code, and teletype radio signals up to 80MHz. Tuned circuits are not required! This advanced project builds on my first Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/Ardu...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 07:59:33 PST
How to make the simplest radio AM http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Simplest-Radio-AM/
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 07:52:56 PST
Class D Audio Modulated Kit for High Voltage Generation and RF Power Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/Class-D-Audio-Modulated-Kit-for-High-Voltage-Gener/
Class D Audio Modulated Kit for High Voltage Generation and RF Power Demonstration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/LO67/IHRZGOZL/F5ALO67IHRZGOZL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/LO67/IHRZGOZL/F5ALO67IHRZGOZL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5A/LO67/IHRZGOZL/F5ALO67IHRZGOZL.SMALL.jpg bbsbb This kit is a high voltage device. It is intended for individuals over 18-years old with proper knowledge of electronic. Before using the kit, make sure you have thoroughly read the safety information.This device will generate electrical and magnetic fields. Do not use this device if you have an im...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2015 17:02:20 PST
Build your own Crude FM Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-own-Crude-FM-Radio/
Build your own Crude FM Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/H1NO/IHKG82V1/FGCH1NOIHKG82V1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/H1NO/IHKG82V1/FGCH1NOIHKG82V1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/H1NO/IHKG82V1/FGCH1NOIHKG82V1.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will demonstrate how a RF FM transmitter works and how this principle compares to the older AM. I will also show you how to build a simple and crude FM receiver which can even sometimes let you listen to your favorite radio stations. Let's get started! Watch the video! The video...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 07:55:38 PST
Broadband radio jammer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-broadband-jammer/
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 06:11:38 PST
HackerBoxes 0000: DC Circuits, Software Radio, RFID, Infrared http://www.instructables.com/id/HackerBoxes-0000-DC-Circuits-Software-Radio-RFID-I/
HackerBoxes 0000: DC Circuits, Software Radio, RFID, Infrared - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/GRJQ/IJQNWHUO/FGIGRJQIJQNWHUO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/GRJQ/IJQNWHUO/FGIGRJQIJQNWHUO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/GRJQ/IJQNWHUO/FGIGRJQIJQNWHUO.SMALL.jpg HackerBoxes This instructable shares some of what can be done using HackerBoxes 0000, which is the inaugural edition of HackerBoxes. HackerBoxes is THE monthly subscription box service for electronics hobbyists, makers, and hackers. We hope subscribers to HackerBoxes will use this instructable to make the mo...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 09:56:18 PST
Three Transistor Short Wave Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Three-Transistor-Short-Wave-Radio/
Three Transistor Short Wave Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/RDY5/IB8Q9H9I/F7HRDY5IB8Q9H9I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/RDY5/IB8Q9H9I/F7HRDY5IB8Q9H9I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/RDY5/IB8Q9H9I/F7HRDY5IB8Q9H9I.SMALL.jpg netzener The 60's and 70's were the golden age of electronic kit building. The novice had a great many educational kits to choose from that taught basic skills and electronics theory while assembling a device that could do something useful or entertaining. An advanced builder could use "sweat equity" to ine...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 01:02:55 PDT
Rechargeable power crank radio prepper mod shortwave emergency cell phone charger battery solar eton kaito grundig weather noaa http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-power-crank-radio-prepper-mod-shortwa/
Rechargeable power crank radio prepper mod shortwave emergency cell phone charger battery solar eton kaito grundig weather noaa - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/UFO0/IB225B90/FPIUFO0IB225B90.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/UFO0/IB225B90/FPIUFO0IB225B90.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/UFO0/IB225B90/FPIUFO0IB225B90.SMALL.jpg chris _from _canada here is how to add more storage power to your ka500 or similar device.have you ever wished that your crank radio had a bigger internal battery? do you want more radio play time? more flashlight time? more battery capacity that is charged from the wall or usb or solar? want to get more cell phone cha...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 22:27:23 PDT
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-toolbox-solar-radio-charger-light-for-emergenc/
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/83OW/I7SVSLZV/FRN83OWI7SVSLZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/83OW/I7SVSLZV/FRN83OWI7SVSLZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/83OW/I7SVSLZV/FRN83OWI7SVSLZV.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 Add 28 march 2015: I did my toolbox for emergencies, and use now that my city was buried in mud. As experience I can say that I served for charging phones and listen to radio.An old toolbox? an old pc speaker? an unused 12 volts battery?You can make a radio (with usb + sd card reader) + usb charger ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:32:11 PDT
SMS control of your power outlets, the easy way! http://www.instructables.com/id/SMS-control-of-your-power-outlets-the-easy-way/
SMS control of your power outlets, the easy way! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/N2VF/I50CORXZ/FOAN2VFI50CORXZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/N2VF/I50CORXZ/FOAN2VFI50CORXZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/N2VF/I50CORXZ/FOAN2VFI50CORXZ.SMALL.jpg Toby Robb Turning things on and off via SMS the easy way.Have you ever wished you could turn something on or off after you've left the house? Wether you left the computer on or you want to turn your remote computer or server on, being able to remotely control your devices is handy. I have tried the hard wirin...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 01:53:03 PST
Simple surveillence bug http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-surveillence-bug/
Simple surveillence bug - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/J63E/HZOIQJEJ/FJUJ63EHZOIQJEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/J63E/HZOIQJEJ/FJUJ63EHZOIQJEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/J63E/HZOIQJEJ/FJUJ63EHZOIQJEJ.SMALL.jpg Pure Carbon Judge's, I would strongly appreciate it or you gave me a good rating, If so then thank you so much.Hello every one, in this instructable i will show you how to build a simple surveillence bug, other wise known as an Fm transmiter. its an extremly fun and entertaining project that you can do at home ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:13:59 PDT
Make a One Tube Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-One-Tube-Radio/
Make a One Tube Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/XK9X/HYE5XMO4/FLFXK9XHYE5XMO4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/XK9X/HYE5XMO4/FLFXK9XHYE5XMO4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/XK9X/HYE5XMO4/FLFXK9XHYE5XMO4.SMALL.jpg S.Leung *** This is my entry in the Vintage Contest. When I read of the contest sponsored by Crosley, the first thing I thought of was tube radios. I've wanted to try building a tube radio for a while, so here's an instructable on how I did it. If you like it, please don't forget to vote for me in the Vinta...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 13:05:14 PDT
Antique Radio as Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Antique-Radio-as-Bluetooth-Speaker/
Antique Radio as Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/0F37/HWKK27W5/FKY0F37HWKK27W5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/0F37/HWKK27W5/FKY0F37HWKK27W5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKY/0F37/HWKK27W5/FKY0F37HWKK27W5.SMALL.jpg dermbrian UPDATE 7/1/2014 - See video at end of this Instructable that features a skin I created on DWJukebox...running on an 8 inch Windows 8.1 tablet...that allows use of this system as a home jukebox. I've always felt an affection for old radios. The fact that the United States of America used to lea...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:47:38 PDT
Mini Audio Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Audio-Transmitter/
Mini Audio Transmitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/IL2V/HWDFC9TO/FPDIL2VHWDFC9TO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/IL2V/HWDFC9TO/FPDIL2VHWDFC9TO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/IL2V/HWDFC9TO/FPDIL2VHWDFC9TO.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve In this instructable I'm going to show you how to build your own portable audio transmitter. This transmits FM waves so you could easily get the signals on your mobile phone, radios, etc. As the name and the picture indicates it is very small and is approximately the size of a 9v battery clip. This ...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:52:07 PDT
Repair of exploded digital radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-of-exploded-digital-radio/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 16:19:49 PDT
How to waterproof circuit boards (epoxy method). http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-waterproof-circuit-boards-epoxy-method/
How to waterproof circuit boards (epoxy method). - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/CJ0X/HV9HODX2/F7OCJ0XHV9HODX2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/CJ0X/HV9HODX2/F7OCJ0XHV9HODX2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/CJ0X/HV9HODX2/F7OCJ0XHV9HODX2.SMALL.jpg David97 In this instructable I will show you how to waterproof a circuit board. I will be waterproofing a cheap RC receiver from HobbyKing, but the same method can be applied to many different boards. I have used this technique for a few years now, and never had issues with it.This will void warranty! Do at...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 15:51:23 PDT
Recycled Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Power-Supply/
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Mon, 12 May 2014 12:15:28 PDT
Transistor Radio Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Transistor-Radio-Upgrade/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 16:46:27 PDT
J-Pole Antennas For 144 and 440 http://www.instructables.com/id/J-Pole-Antennas-For-144-and-440/
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 00:18:09 PDT
Simple Dipole With A Balun Attached http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Dipole-With-A-Balun-Attached/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 18:13:33 PST
EcoLink - The Echolink Compatible USB Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/EcoLink-The-Echolink-Compatible-USB-Interface/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:10:06 PST
How to Make a Balun Or Unun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Balun-Or-Unun/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 07:23:49 PST
U.S.S. Constitution MP3 Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/USS-Constitution-MP3-Radio/
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 18:12:30 PST
How to make AM radio jammer? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-AM-radio-jammer/
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 07:49:17 PST
Ham / Shortwave SWL Radio to Computer USB Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Ham-Shortwave-SWL-Radio-to-Computer-USB-Interface/
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:41:50 PST
The Tape Measure Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Tape-Measure-Antenna/
The Tape Measure Antenna - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/03UF/HQ5K2LOL/F8H03UFHQ5K2LOL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8H/03UF/HQ5K2LOL/F8H03UFHQ5K2LOL.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Correctly Install a CB Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Correctly-Install-a-CB-Radio/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 08:47:07 PST
Re-Transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-Transmitter-1/
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 01:45:25 PST
Varicap Controlled 555 Oscillator and Varicap Diode Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Varactor-Controlled-555-Oscillator-and-Varactor-Di/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:56:38 PDT
DIY- HOW TO MAKE WIRELESS HEADPHONES http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HOW-TO-MAKE-WIRELESS-HEADPHONES/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 07:39:16 PDT
Crate Radio/Portable Radio/ Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Crate-RadioPortable-Radio-Boombox/
Crate Radio/Portable Radio/ Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U6KP/HK1DFPQF/FKOU6KPHK1DFPQF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U6KP/HK1DFPQF/FKOU6KPHK1DFPQF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/U6KP/HK1DFPQF/FKOU6KPHK1DFPQF.SMALL.jpg dackermans84 Hello everybody This is my first instructable! I usually end up with a ton of stuff i purchase over the year. Speakers, radio's amplifiers you name it, i have it. So what to do if you have all that bstuff laying around? Make a portable radio for your workshop! Because with some music, your other p...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 07:03:03 PDT
Build a Foxhole Radio! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Foxhole-Radio/
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:37:15 PDT
Simple CB base station antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-CB-base-station-antenna/
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:25:19 PDT
How to run a radio show at Aggie Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-run-a-radio-show-at-Aggie-Radio/
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Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:16:26 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MPT6/HHMHQRIQ/FYRMPT6HHMHQRIQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYR/MPT6/HHMHQRIQ/FYRMPT6HHMHQRIQ.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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
Custom Acrylic Tube Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Most-Awesome-Tube-Radio/
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Thu, 23 May 2013 20:52:34 PDT