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Hacking When it Counts: POW Canteen Radios

Of all the horrors visited upon a warrior, being captured by the enemy might count as the worst. With death in combat, the suffering is over, but with internment in a POW camp, untold agonies may await. 1,135 more words

Classic Hacks

Getting Serious about Crystal Radios

The crystal radio is a timeless learning experience, often our first insight into how a radio works. For some of us that childhood fascination never dies. 667 more words


DIY a crystal radio without using battery!

A crystal radio,  may also known as a crystal set, cat’s whisker receiver, is a fairly simple radio receiver. It was very popular in the early ages of radio. 187 more words

Crystal Radio

タンザナイト || Tanzanite


Vocals: Ranko (ランコ)
Lyrics: Ranko no Ane (ランコの姉)
Arranged by: Comp (コンプ)
Album: Crystal Radio [鉱石ラジヲ] 【Official Site】
Circle: Butaotome (豚乙女)
Event: Kyoukai kara Mieta Keshiki -Meguru- [境界から視えた外界-廻-] 329 more words


Do You Know Rufus Turner?

It is hard to be remembered in the electronics business. Edison gets a lot of credit, as does Westinghouse and Tesla. In the radio era, many people know Marconi and de Forest (although fewer remember them every year), but less know about Armstrong or Maxwell. 467 more words

Hackaday Columns

Snowy day, new glue.

We’ve had the first snow of 2016, and it was a doozy. “Winter Storm Jonas“, as it was named in the media, was a… 1,698 more words

Ham Radio

A complete digression.

Happy New Year.

Now that the holidays have passed and time has started to free up a bit, I’ve found my way back to the bench and started to resume experiments on a space charge tube regen, And while I actually have some interesting progress to report on that front, I’ve been sidetracked into completing a completely unrelated project by yet another random sequence of events. 1,373 more words

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