Yaesu Ft-101EE Vintage Amateur Radio in service at Amateur Radio Station WW5XX (circa 1976)
A radio that doesn't need a battery or plug? In the "Build Your Own Crystal Radio" electricity and #electronics #science project students build a working crystal radio and investigate how to improve it. A convenient project kit is available to do this science project! [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Elec_p014.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject
FeatureStation: From the left: A 1932 Hammarlund Comet Pro receiver, speaker, coil box and the QSL card of the first owner Dare Aucott, W3CRY, of Atlantic City, NJ. Right: Key on black-wooden base and well-made homebrew 300 watt transmitter built by Joe Hoffman, W2DST of New York. Table and wall: the 1933 station license, his first log, lamp and chair of Earl Abbott, W2FTT, Manahawkin, NJ, and a collection of 1930's QSL cards from southern New Jersey. The 1930's brass key was presented…
60 years ago, this is what homebrew ham radio looked like. Puts me in a building mood.