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22 Radio and Receiver Projects for the Evil Geniusby Tom Petruzzellis
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MORE THAN JUST SLIGHTLY EVIL:SAFE, INEXPENSIVE,EDUCATIONAL . . . AND FUN!
22 Radio and Receiver Projects for the Evil Genius features a uniquecollection of projects that teach you radio and electronicsessentials such as the radio spectrum, how to read schematics,and how to solder. After each project is completed, you canenjoy listening to and using their new receiver.
More than just slightly evil: Safe, Inexpensive, Educational . . . And Fun!
22 Radio and Receiver Projects for the Evil Genius features a unique collection of projects that teach you radio and electronics essentials such as the radio spectrum, how to read schematics, and how to solder. After each project is completed, you can enjoy listening to and using their new receiver.
About the Author
Tom Petruzzellis (Vestal, NY) is an electronics engineer with 30 years experience, currently working with the geophysical field equipment department at the State University of New York – Binghamton. He is also an instructor there. Tom has written extensively for industry publications, including Electronics Now, Modern Electronics, QST, Microcomputer Journal, and Nuts & Volts. He is the author of five earlier books: Electronic Sensors for the Evil Genius, Electronic Games for the Evil Genius, Build Your Own Electronics Workshop; STAMP 2 Communications and Control Projects; Optoelectronics, Fiber Optics, and Laser Cookbook, and Alarm, Sensor, and Security Cookbook, all from McGraw-Hill.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Radio Background and History
Chapter 2: Identifying Components and Reading Schematics
Chapter 3: Electronic Parts Installation and Soldering
Chapter 4: AM, FM, and Shortwave Crystal Radio Projects
Chapter 5: TRF AM Radio Receiver
Chapter 6: Solid-State FM Broadcast Receiver
Chapter 7: Doerle Single Tube Super-Regenerative Radio Receiver
Chapter 8: IC Shortwave Radio Receiver
Chapter 9: 80/40 Meter Code Practice Receiver
Chapter 10: WWV 10 MHz "Time-Code" Receiver
Chapter 11: VHF Public Service Monitor (Action-Band) Receiver
Chapter 12: 6 and 2-Meter Band Amateur Radio Receiver
Chapter 13: Active and Passive Aircraft Band Receivers
Chapter 14: VLF or Very Low Frequency Radio Receiver
Chapter 15: Induction Loop Receiving System
Chapter 16: Lightning Storm Monitor
Chapter 17: Ambient Power Receiver
Chapter 18: Earth Field Magnetometer Project
Chapter 19: Sudden Ionospheric Disturbance (SIDs) Receiver
Chapter 20: Aurora Monitor Project
Chapter 21: Ultra-Low Frequency (ULF) Receiver
Chapter 22: Jupiter Radio Telescope Receiver
Chapter 23: Weather Satellite Receiver
Chapter 24: Analog to Digital Converters (ADCs)
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