Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Fun with FM wireless microphones

When you ask people the first project that got them interested in radio was, 'crystal set' is often mentioned. For a younger generation it was probably 'FM bug'. Yes, wireless microphones were (and are) great for both learning and pranks. Their sensitivity can be surprising as can their transmitting range. There's amateur radio uses as well. For example you could use one as a short range link to allow you to monitor shack equipment from the house. 

If you want to relive the bug-building experience, here's a few links to try. 

(also visit and watch EEVBlog interview

What have been your wireless microphone experiences? Please share them in the comments below. 

PS: Enjoy reading? Consider this selection of amateur radio books I have written. They are available in ebook or paperback. 


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