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crystal set

[′krist·əl ‚set]
(electronics)
A radio receiver having a crystal detector stage for demodulation of the received signals, but no amplifier stages.
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NAB Crystal Radio Award finalists were chosen by a panel of judges representing broadcasting, community service organizations and public relations firms.
The Heritage Award recognizes radio stations that have won a total of five Crystal Radio Awards for exceptional year-round community service efforts.Previous inductees include WTOP-FM in Washington, D.C.; WTMX-FM in Chicago; WLEN-FM in Adrian, Mich.; KNOM -- AM & FM in Nome, Alaska; KUZZ-AM & FM in Bakersfield, Calif.; KBHP-FM in Bemidji, Minn.; and WUSL-FM "Power 99" in Philadelphia.
As a youngster I had a crystal radio that picked up several local stations I listened to with a small headphone.
During the illness, his father gave him a crystal radio, opening his interest in the possibilities of science, which took him to the Carnegie Institute of Technology, where he graduated in physics, before advancing to the University of California to study theoretical physicis under Robert Oppenheimer, later director of the Los Alamos laboratory, centre of the Manhattan Project.
As a teenager he adored crystal radio sets, Meccano and home-made rockets and toyed with becoming an engineer.
Mr Cook was one of five brothers who all had an interest in radio and in the early years they built their own crystal radio and picked up the distress signal from the Titanic, only to be told not to be so silly, it was unsinkable, when they ran to tell their mother.
Fifty finalists for the 32nd annualNAB Crystal Radio Awardshave been revealed by the industry's main lobbying organization on Capitol Hill.
I am 81 years of age and can remember the thrill of using a crystal radio set while visiting relatives in Nantyglo, as a small child.
Radio stations can submit entries for a Crystal Radio Award until January 31.
TheNAB is now accepting entries for theNAB Crystal Radio Awards, honoring outstanding community service.
The NAB on Tuesday afternoon revealed the 10 winners of the 2018 Crystal Radio Awards .
The NAB has revealed no less than 50 finalists for the 31st annualNAB Crystal Radio Awards.