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Help me identify this stuff?????? Answered

i found it in my treasure box i dont know what it is but thar black rod that looks like carbon or graphite is having very high magnetic properties
i think that is a metal used to make very strong electromagnet i cant remember the name and not sure that it is that metal
                                     PLEASE HELP!!!!!!......




5 years ago

Ditto Radio and the half circles in a white quad are tuning capacitors.


It's a radio am by the looks. The component you circle is the antenna. The ferrite core concentrates the rd signal to improve the performance of the wire cool that forms the tuned circuit.

Ferrite will not make a good magnetic core because the ferrite particles are small resulting in small magnetic fields

and, sadly, I have found that it doesn't make very good electromagnets.