Modern Tube Radio

The idea for this came one evening at the bar during the EHSM (Exceptionally Hard & Soft Meeting) in Berlin.


I sat comfortably with Horatius Steam and a beer and we talked about an interesting interview with a Russian inventor who reconstructed old Siemens tube radios at home. We came to the decision to make something similar, only simpler. The result is a modern digital radio in the style of an old tube radio.
All components were soldered together in a “floating” fashion and illuminated from below with an orange LED. To improve performance, a LM386 amplifier IC has been added.

AM radio kit Franzis / Conrad (German electronics wholesale)
Small glass dome
Wooden box
Brass pipe

  back to workshop


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