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Tuning a radio receiver

This site shows how a radio is tuned using a variable capacitor connected to a simple antenna transformer circuit. Includes a description of reactance equalization.

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How Internet Radio Works

A brief description of how Internet Radio works broadcasts music online including a description of how you can set up an internet radio. From HowStuffWorks.com.

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How physics ended the nighttime radio war between the US and Mexico

Physics had a large role to play in the battle of the airwaves in the early days of radio because of skywaves.

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Listen as Solar Flare Engulfs Radio Waves

Listen the sound a solar flare makes and other read answers to questions on space weather.

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The Naked Scientists

A group of scientists who use radio, live lecture and the internet to promote science. The site contains podcasts of radio shows, interviews, archived Q&A and much more.

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How Radio Works

A brief description of how Radio works. This site is part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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Uses of Waves

A series of summaries on uses of waves for the UK GCSE level. Covers topics such as sound waves and electromagnetic spectrum.

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Seismic waves

Tutorial about earthquake waves cover ing p and s waves, seismometers and shadow zones.

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Waves

BBC revision guide to waves for UK GCSE level. A useful introduction to all the basics and to different types of waves.

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

The site explains the basic of the electromagnetic spectrum and the various wavelengths of which it is composed (Radio Waves, Microwaves , Infrared, the Visible Spectrum, Ultraviolet, Gamma Rays, ...

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