A whisper in the wind: How to Build A Crystal Radio Class. An Interactive 4-Day Workshop at the Museum of American Heritage.
Palo Alto Students learn radio history dating back to Tesla and Marconi, as well as basic radio theory, modulation, headphone function and how to read schematics. Elements include: winding coils, drilling a mounting board, arranging components, and wiring the set according to a schematic. Instructor: Larry Pizzella. His custom radio design won first prize in a national contest for crystal radio set distance reception.