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Inside electronic and radio gear

Several videos explaining the insides of various pieces of electronic and radio equipment. They range from cheap to dear, toy to professional, and homebrew to commercial. Some of the radio transceivers featured have been converted for use on the amateur bands.

 

Inside a solar powered transistor radio

 

AM clock radio teardown

 

Kmart's $2.50 amplified mushroom speaker

 

Smithsonian crystal radio kit

 

Tandy/Radio Shack 'Science Fair' electronic kit

 

1970s 'Einstein' electronic memory game

 

Useful bits inside a compact flourescent light

 

A TV antenna balun transformer

 

A homebrew crystal calibrator used for frequency measurements

 

A homebrew direct reading capacitance meter

 

A Seacom 2 MHz AM marine transceiver on 160m

 

Inside a PCM Hawk SSB transceiver and how it works

 

Inside an AWA 25M carphone VHF transceiver

 

Bringing a Midland 70 340 VHF transceiver back to life

 

An oBike's electronics

 

An oBike's generator

 

More on electronic theory and components is contained in the following:

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