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Radio Transmission

Even today it seems like magic. You turn on your radio and, somehow, sound sent from a distant radio station fills the room. How does radio transmission work?

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How Digital Radio Works

Satellite radio is poised to change the way we listen to music. Find out how digital radio gets from Earth to satellite to you!. From HowStuffWorks.com.

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Radio Waves

NASA page all about radio waves and radio astronomy

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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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Making Waves: The First Woman Radio Astronomer

A review of the book about the first female radio astronomer, Ruby Payne-Scott.

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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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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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Basics of Radio astronomy

A downloadable pdf guide explaining what radio astronomy is and what it is used for.

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