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crystal radio

n.
A simple radio receiver, typically incorporating a crystal in the tuner, that has a very long antenna and gets all its operating power from the incoming signal.
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These were among the 10 stations honored at the 32nd annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards on Tuesday afternoon at the NAB Show.
His play was work-these are more tools than toys: a hammer, wrench, and chisel in a pressed-tin box, a can of screws, a fist-sized motor, Pyrex beaker on a shelf of jars, a BB gun, a Scout knife stuffed with uses, pinned inventory of butterflies, crystal radio with a hand-wound coil, lens of a telescope polished for days, its burnished case, the matte black cube of a camera.
MORE memories of Taylor's radio shop of 50 or 60 years ago, when youngsters and their dads built crystal radio sets.
"I remember back in fourth grade, when they had show and tell, I was the kid who brought in the crystal radio set.
| Children can join sound artist Ben Freeth for hands-on workshops on Tuesday 24 & Thursday October 26 to build their own crystal radio transmitter and morse code transmitters.
On one visit to my home to fix a broken tuner on our old Emerson black and white TV, he brought along some parts and helped me build my first crystal radio. I was pretty much hooked on electronics.
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What popular name was given to the pointed wire used to tune a crystal radio? 10.
"All the songs are the ones I heard on the old Long Wave when I was a kid in Brum listening to my old crystal radio." he explains.
From its humble beginnings on a small crystal radio set in the early years of radio to its wide distribution through broadcast and internet today, farm broadcasting has been a part of agriculture's rich heritage for nearly 100 years and will continue to be the bridge for information to producers and consumers for years to come in the future.
This led to his constructing devices from a working crystal radio, a cannon that used matchheads for powder and rockets that had the tendency to explode rather than lift off.
when I left my crystal radio project out on the kitchen telephone