audio over optical links as an add on to radio stations

Andre Kesteloot andre.kesteloot at
Fri Oct 14 10:59:23 CDT 2005

Samudra Haque wrote:

> I was wondering if it would be useful to build a circuit that would be 
> portable enough to use in a apartment or a large room or in fact put 
> on top of  a tower/mast in a community and then fed audio from a 
> radio/telephone patch which would albeit slowly rebroadcast the audio 
> in a narrow band - without the use of actual AF or any kind of RF 
> transmission. The applications might be as simple as keeping the SO or 
> XYL happy by not rebroadcasting sounds at night, while you are trying 
> to monitor the band - and not using an FM transmitter to do it.
There are several commercially-available boxes that create a one-way IR 
link between a TV set and a pair of headphones.
See for instance :

André N4ICK
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