Crystal Radio Design is used to design and analyse the performance of crystal radios. This is the accompanying software as referenced in the book “Crystal Radio Design and Construction” by David I. Barker. If is free to download, share and use.
Crystal Radio Design runs on both 32 and 64 bit version of Windows. To install, simply download the Windows installation file CRadio.msi. When downloaded, double-click to install.
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Harness the energy contained in radio waves to build AM crystal radios. Crystal radios are self-powered devices that do not require external power sources such as batteries.
This 495-page full-colour book delves deeply into the fundamentals of crystal radio design. Providing detailed instructions on how to design and construct crystal radios to perform optimally for a given antenna. With the information given in this book, you can calculate the maximum voltage across an antenna and ultimately the expected volume level of the crystal radio for a given radio station.
Although these radios are easy to build, using only a few electronic components, designing efficient crystal radios requires a fundamental understanding of the electric and magnetic fields, antennas, and basic circuit analysis - all topics covered in this book.