[sdiy] Mikado

Jay Schwichtenberg jays at aracnet.com
Wed Jun 19 07:35:06 CEST 2002


Yes, you are right. They were used as the detector in early radios.

Check out a picture of one a little past half way down the page at:

http://www.localhistory.scit.wlv.ac.uk/Museum/Engineering/Electronics/histor
y/earlytxrx.htm

Also www.tubesandmore.com still has kits for making crystal radios.

Now where was that old Quaker Oats box?
Jay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl
> [mailto:owner-synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl]On Behalf Of Machinerygod
> Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 8:28 PM
> To: Jay Schwichtenberg
> Cc: synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl
> Subject: Re[2]: [sdiy] Mikado
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> I'm a yungun, and I get it, I think...didn't that have something to
> do with a thin wire and a galena crystal or something like that?
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> Tuesday, June 18, 2002, 11:39:12 AM, you wrote:
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> JS> Oh that's GOOD!
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> JS> But I dought that a lot of the yunguns will get it!
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> JS> Jay
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> >> Do all of your diodes have cat whiskers?
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> >> Take care,
> >> John
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> >>
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