Why do some folks dislike the winter time with such a hatred? Is it the snow, the cold, the slippery sidewalks, or is it something else they truly hate, and that is getting the winter blues because they always think there’s nothing to do. I have always loved the winter time, from when I was a kid to my present age, I don’t care much for the cost of the rising heat bill each year, but as far as the beauty of the winter scenery, I think it’s wonderful, truly a gift from God.
There was a time when I enjoyed making little movies to display on some of the online video sites, for others to enjoy. In a couple of these movies, I showed how I had made two homemade radios from using easy to find parts right at home. These little radios required no batteries and really do receive AM radio stations. You can actually make a complete working radio from just a few parts like: empty toilet paper tube, a razor blade, block of wood, copper wire, small pencil, nails or tacks, copper wire, a penny, and a cheap little earphone.
Building a homemade radio is great fun, it’s something that an adult can do by themselves, or sit around the table and make together with your young children. When I finished making my first homemade radio, it took me about two hours from start to finish, and that was taking my time, because it was my first one. I plugged the earphone in my ear, and moved the receiver piece around the coil of wire a little, and soon I heard a local AM station, playing music loud and clear.
Later I started searching for homemade radios on the internet and discovered that there is a whole bunch of different types and designs that you can make. Later on I made a complete working radio from just using copper wire, a penny and an earphone. To get started with making homemade radios, search the net for some ideas, two search terms you may want to investigate at first are; ‘Fox Hole Radio’ and ‘Crystal Radio’. Once you get started making a homemade radio, you w