Real radio - constructing a radio in a Japanese PoW camp

Richard Rucker rrucker at
Fri Mar 30 05:24:02 CDT 2007

On Mar 22, 2007, at 2:14 PM, Andre Kesteloot wrote:

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Here's another story like that:


Transcript of a recording by Lieutenant Colonel R G Wells, on the  
construction of radio equipment whilst in a Japanese Prisoner of War  
camp after the fall of Singapore.

The need for a radio.

Creating the capacitor.

The cinnamon resistor.

The unconstructables: Headsets and Valves.

The race for power.

AC - DC: Rectifying the problem.

Receiving the signal.

The raid!

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