5N10.66 - Radios

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Electromagnetic Radiation - Radio Waves
Area of Study:
Electricity & Magnetism
Portable AM/FM Radio, Homemade Radio, and Welch Scientific Demonstration Radio.

Place the coil attenae at the top of the Welch Demonstration Radio and plug in the banana leads observing color code.

  • Brian Lamore, "What a Broken Radio Can Teach Us About Capacitors", TPT, Vol. 46, #9, Dec. 2008, p. 554.
  • Edwin A. S. Lewis and John B. Johnston, "A Pie Plate Radio", TPT, Vol. 16, #5, May 1978, p. 302.
  • Chris Hackett, "A Radio Built From a Junked TV", Popular Science, Vol. 2015, #5, May 2015, p. 70.
  • A. D. Bulman, "Simple Radio Receivers", Model-Making for Physics, p. 165.
  • Rick Beyer, "Radio Prophet", The Greatest Science Stories Never Told, p. 66.
  • "Build a Simple Radio Receiver", The Boy Mechanic Makes Toys, p. 56.
  • "An Oscillation Transformer", The Boy Scientist, p. 128.
  • "How to Build an Adjustable Bridging Condenser", The Boy Scientist, p. 126.
  • "A Simple Radio-Transmitting Set", The Boy Scientist, p. 124.
  • "Simple Wireless System", The Boy Scientist, p. 122.
  • Yaakov Kraftmakher, "6.3. Principles of Radio", Experiments and Demonstrations in Physics, ISBN 981-256-602-3, p. 379.
  • Tom Petruzzellis, "Shortwave Radio", Electronic Sensors for the Evil Genius, p. 234.
  • Tom Petruzzellis, "Radio History", Electronic Sensors for the Evil Genius, p. 221.
  • "Earliest Radio Patent", Guinness World Records, 2003, p. 120.
  • Robert Ehrlich, "O.7. Transverse Nature of Radio Waves", Turning the World Inside Out and 174 Other Simple Physics Demonstrations, p. 175 - 176.

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