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Monday, 22 July 2013 10:45

K8-45 RADIO WAVES FROM SPARK

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  • ID Code: K8-45
  • Purpose: Demonstrates that a spark contains radio waves
  • Description: Turn the radio on to a frequency where there is no station. Hold the battery near the radio and short it out by quickly contacting and releasing the contact using a banana wire cable. A clicking sound will readily be heard on the radio.

    Compare J3-23: Faraday Cage - Radio Waves, which can use the same radio to illustrate a related phenomenon.

  • Availability: Available
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