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    Posted 7 months ago

    Cokeman1959
    (331 items)

    If anyone could help me on this I would apprecrate it. I saw it and I bought it but I don't know what it is.

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    1. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 7 months ago
      I'd bet that's (at least most of) a homebuilt "crystal radio".

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crystal_radio
    2. Cokeman1959, 7 months ago
      Thanks Anything......how would you power it?
    3. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 7 months ago
      That was the 'beauty' (thus attraction for folks to make their own back in the early radio days) of this kinda device, it didn't require an external power source. Thus also why it couldn't drive anything but a pair of headphones -- if that -- its entire operation depends on the incoming AM radio signal (which also depends on what sort of 'antenna' wire would be attached to it) to function at all. When I was a kid I made my own using a coil wrapped around a toilet paper tube and a (then) modern "diode" instead of what looks like a much more original-ish 'crystal detector' on yours.
    4. Cokeman1959, 7 months ago
      Anything....I am going to give it a whirl. I am inspired:)
    5. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 7 months ago
      No bells and whistles, just buzzing and static.
    6. Cokeman1959, 7 months ago
      Thanks everyone for looking and loving! I appreciate the comments as well! Thank you!

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