Posted on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 • Category: Test and Measurement
There's something fascinating about electromagnetic fields. Thanks to the modern world and the prevalence of electronics and electricity, they're all around us these days. But because of the extremely limited array of senses that we humans have, we spend most of the time completely oblivious of them. Wouldn't it be cool to make something simple that could not just detect them, but would allow you look at the waveforms on an oscilloscope. An EMF probe in other words.
Posted on Sunday, October 7, 2012 • Category: FM Transmitters
A high quality stereo FM transmitter circuit is shown here. The circuit is based on the IC BA1404 from ROHM Semiconductors. BA1404 is a monolithic FM stereo modulator that has built in stereo modulator, FM modulator, RF amplifier circuitry. BA1404 FM transmitter can be operated from 76 to 108MHz and power supply for the circuit can be anything between 1.25 to 3 volts.
Posted on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 • Category: Antennas
Together with a good directional antenna this high performance two-stage antenna amplifier for the VHF FM broadcast band will enable you to receive distant radio stations. VHF FM Antenna booster will also drastically improve reception of FM signals you’ve come to accept as marginal and noisy in your area. Antenna booster is also great for extending transmission range of low power VHF / FM transmitters.
Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2012 • Category: FM Transmitters
Here is a simple USB FM transmitter that could be used to play audio files from an MP3 player or computer on a standard VHF FM radio by connecting it to an USB port. The circuit use no coils that have to be wound. This USB transmitter can be used to listen to your own music throughout your home. To keep the fm transmitter circuit simple as well as compact, it was decided to use a chip made by Maxim Integrated Products, the MAX2606. This IC from the MAX2605-MAX2609 series has been specifically designed for low-noise RF applications with a fixed frequency. The VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) in this IC uses a Colpitts oscillator circuit. The variable-capacitance (varicap) diode and feedback capacitors for the tuning have also been integrated on this chip, so that you only need an external inductor to fix the central oscillator frequency.
Posted on Monday, August 20, 2012 • Category: FM Transmitters
This easy to build FM transmitter bug can transmit voice to exceptionally good range. Tune trimmer to hear the signal to your near radio. Transmitter frequency range is 88-108 MHz. Max current consumption is 30mA. You can power the fm transmitter bug with a 9Volt Battery, or you can plug a power supply to feed in 9-12 Volts. That bug will pick even a low whisper or even the sound of a breath well far from the microphone. Great spy transmitter equipment.
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