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From Scratch Crystal Radio
All "Homebrewed" or "Homemade"
This Page (Project) Is Not
Fishished. It May Be Some Time Before It Is.
So Please Understand This
Radio Can't Be Built Unless You Know A Little
About Crystal Radios
Already. It Will Show You How To Build Some Of The
Basic Parts Which Can Be subsituted For The Parts In the Radio On This Page.
idea here it to be able to construct a crystal radio with parts
fabricated right at home. This can get complicated in some areas of the
radio as it is difficult to get some items needed. Also some parts of
the radio are very complicated
We will attempt to simplify the parts as much as
possible so we can "homebrew" or make them at home (as much as
Lets Start with the "Coil"
this is the easiest part of the radio to obtain parts for, we will
to go to the page on "how to build the coil".
Next The "Variable Capacitor"
This is the next easiest
obtain parts for. Almost all the parts are from items from around you
house right now.
to go to the "Homebrewed
Variable Capacitor" web page.
Now For The "Detector"
"detector" or "Catswisker" is a little harder to find materials for,
but still fairly easy to build. Several different type of detectors are
To go to the "homemade" or
"homebrewed" detector web page.
Last The "Earphone"
Assemble The Radio
If you have problems
when it is done,
please try the "Troubles" page by Clicking
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