In this episode of MAKE’s Weekend Projects, Bre Pettis shows you how to to make a “foxhole radio” out of a paper tube, wire, paper clips. Flickriver – view images as a ‘river of photos’ and more. How to Make a Foxhole Radio The design can be modified to make the radio tunable. To see all the plans, go to Pettis, Bre. Publisher.
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Without it, no sound will come out of the headphone.
Weekend Project showed how to make a foxhole radio. This is no trick! Also, allows quickly viewing any Flickr photo on black background in large size.
Flickriver: Photoset ‘Foxhole Radio Project’ by bre pettis
Make a Foxhole Radio – Weekend Project PDFcast
We needed some confirmation, and an ordinary investigation soon paid off as we found this other video of the same phenomenon:. In the area of the effect of radio waves very big potential difference emerges.
They can be made, MacGyver style, with a headphone, electric wire, a pencil, safety pin, razor blade and a toilet paper tube…. Menu Skip to content. Pettos Radio Project – a photoset by bre pettis on Flickriver.
Among the simplest radios that can be built are the crystal radios. I then decided to amp things up a bit and use the M-Audio Microtrak to amplify and record the sound.
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And in the case of AM radio, the induced electric currents will even be directly related in their amplitude to the sound being transmitted, which means no complicated circuitry is needed to hear them. Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a badge linking to any Flickriver gre. Install “View on Flickriver” script Bookmarklet While viewing foxhile Flickr photos page, click on the bookmarklet to open the same view on Flickriver.
You can place your badge on your Flickr profile, Blog or Website. I could hear music, Christian music to be exact.
Some further ordinary investigation reveals the effect is not that rare. I then switched to a very old telephone operator-style headset that was more sensitive.
How to Make a Foxhole Radio
foxhols Clickr on one of the buttons below to install: While viewing any Flickr photos page, click on this button to open the same view on Flickriver. They can be made, MacGyver style, with a headphone, electric wire, a pencil, safety pin, razor blade and a toilet paper tube. I was also lucky enough to hear the station ID.
The coil of wire around the tube was wound times, as per the instructions. You can read more about if on HowStuffWorks. That pettis be fabulous… except that this first hypothesis has its problems.
Edited by Kentaro Mori. Radlo the time that I heard it, it was broadcasting on We needed some confirmation, and an ordinary investigation soon paid off as we found this other video of the same phenomenon: Add to your iGoogle or Netvibes page Flickriver widget for iGoogle or Netvibes can display almost any Flickriver view – most interesting today, by user, by group, by tag etc.
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Strange voices in hedgerows at night were reported to the police or the Home Guard. By putting another grounded steel cable in contact with it, the current flows and then fly through the air, creating a plasma which changes along with the radio signal, translating into audible sound.
Just a big paperclip. Perhaps the Mythbusters should indeed reevaluate the polemic case of the talking tooth fillings. So what you see is my attempt at making one click for a larger view.
Changing the number of turns is supposed to toxhole the tunning.