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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Firefox and Chrome addons Adds a ‘Flickriver’ button to your browser. It was working— I could hear radio static, which is what I would expect if it wasn’t tuned to a station.

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As one operator points out:. They also seem to change up the frequency during the day depending on the program. Name and Email fields are required. This project br very approachable since it didn’t require any specialized electronics, hard to find diodes, chips, resistors, latches, etc etc. Some further ordinary investigation reveals the effect is not that rare.

We needed some confirmation, and an raadio investigation soon paid off as we found this other video of the same phenomenon:. After all, with a really big paper clip — one, who knows, 90m long — even without a rectifier, you would just have to be near an AM transmitter at the right frequency to listen to the radio. They can be made, MacGyver style, with a headphone, electric wire, a pencil, safety pin, razor blade and a toilet paper tube.


Here is a short story to understand it: So what you see is my attempt at making one click for a larger view.

Does plasma also work as a rectifier? I could hear a static noise as I rubbed foxhloe wires on the end of the plug. Does a single turn equal. Building them is a common science fair experiment to this day as well as a nice introduction for ham radio gadio. Strange voices in hedgerows at night were reported to the police or the Home Guard.

They are usually harmless, and yet, can be sufficient to power a small headphone.

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Search plugin Add ‘Search on Flickriver’ to your browser’s search box. They can be made, MacGyver style, with a headphone, electric wire, a pencil, safety pin, razor blade and a toilet paper tube…. In the video below, Bre Pettis shows how to do it:. Works with Firefox and Internet Explorer. Besides scaring the construction workers, it shocked and formed electric arcs radko the air. At first, it didn’t work. Use Flickriver Badge Creator to create a pettks linking to your photos, your group or any other Flickriver view.


The shown effect is very cool. In fpxhole video below, Bre Pettis shows how to do it: Perhaps the Mythbusters should indeed reevaluate the polemic case of the talking tooth fillings. It can be miles away, but the closer, the better.

How to Make a Foxhole Radio

In the area of the effect of radio waves very big potential difference emerges. June 10th, by Mori. Changing the number of turns is supposed to change the tunning. Foxhole Radio Project – a photoset by bre pettis on Flickriver. Menu Skip to content.

Brovary town, Russia [Actually, Ukraine]. You can place your badge on your Flickr profile, Blog or Website. One very important electronic element is necessary, however, and that its a rectifieracting as a diode.

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