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Build an AM Transmitter for Use with Antique Radios

Build an AM Transmitter for Use with Antique Radios

By Lyle Russell Williams, KC5KBG    View In Digital Edition  


One hobby that’s prevalent today is restoring antique radios. Once you have an antique radio, it’s nice to listen to it. Unfortunately, the content of present day AM radio stations leaves a lot to be desired. There’s nothing comparable to the type of programming that was on the air in the heyday of radio broadcasting. The solution to this dilemma is to use a low power crystal-controlled AM transmitter to broadcast age-appropriate material to the antique radio. Such an AM transmitter is the subject of this article.

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