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Noise. A survey of the growing electromagnetic noise levels. Part 1. Power line related noise. How to protect your electronic equipment from voltage transients and other problems.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1985 [Jan 1985] (v.16#1) pg. 7

Simple experiments with magnetism. How to make a test compass, an earth magnet and and an electromagnet.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1971 (v.61#9) pg. 53

A look at some uses for permanent magnets in the workshop.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1986 (v.9#9) pg. 35

Two ways to magnetize a piece of metal.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1993 (v.16#9) pg. 7

The antigravity generator. This gravity-defying project incorporates a hollow plastic ball (with a permanent magnet inside) and a feedback-controlled electromagnet.

Explore the principles of electromagnetic propulsion with this simple device to launch (propel) non-magnetic aluminum rings.

Electromagnetic levitator. A small hollow steel globe or similar object is kept suspended in mid-air by a magnetic field which is controlled by a laser beam. Est. cost: $75 (kit).
ELECTRONICS NOW Feb 1996 (v.67#2) pg. 33

Magnetic levitation experiments.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1996 (v.67#6) pg. 49

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 4. Understanding magnetism.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1970 (v.10#2) pg. 77

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Magnetism for electronics. Part 1. Principles of magnetism for DC applications.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Nov-Dec 1975 (v.15#6) pg. 83

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Magnetism for electronics. Part 2.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1976 (v.16#1) pg. 77

The magnetism lab. Simple experiments to demonstrate the effects of magnetism.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jul 1988 (v.5#7) pg. 40

Magnetic jumping beans. An alternating magnetic field causes small chunks of magnetic material to bounce around inside a glass vial.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Oct 1988 (v.5#10) pg. 82

Basic electricity. Part 1. The basics of atomic structure and magnetism.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 76

Do-it-yourself electronic components. How to make your own inductors, coils, resistors, capacitors, electromagnets, solenoids and batteries.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1989 (v.6#6) pg. 54

Exploring for electromagnetic fields using a telephone induction coil. Includes an amplifier for the coil.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 58

A light on one end of a box flashes and a metal ring jumps toward it. Within a few seconds, a light on the other end flashes and the ring jumps back toward it.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] May 1966 (v.24#5) pg. 48

"L'il Atlas". An electromagnetic photoelectric type of servo system that can establish a weightless condition on small metallic objects, causing them to float in mid-air.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] May 1966 (v.24#5) pg. 67

Magic motor. Rotating magnet creates intriguing antics.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1967 (v.26#1) pg. 68

The "antigravity" generator. A hollow plastic ball (with a permanent magnet placed inside) appears to overcome gravity in the presence of a feedback-controlled electromagnet.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 35
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1989 (v.6#11) pg. 4

Tool magnetizer circuit uses a large coil to magnetize ferris metal objects placed in the core.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1989 (v.6#9) pg. 28

Is your hobby hazardous to your health? Tips on reducing your exposure to electromagnetic radiation emitted by amateur-radio equipment.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1990 (v.7#2) pg. 94

Explore the principles of electromagnetic propulsion with this simple ring launcher.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1992 (v.9#10) pg. 42

Electric waves and the Hertz oscillator. Recreating the classic experiments by which Heinrich Hertz proved Maxwell's theory of electromagnetic waves.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Oct 1992 (v.9#10) pg. 45

Build a magnetic ball levitator. Learn all about closed-loop systems while you build a great conversation piece. Est. cost: $20.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 48
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1996 (v.13#7) pg. 6

Electromagnetic pollution. Get the facts on electric- and magnetic-field radiation and what you can do to combat this possible health hazard.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1999 (v.16#12) pg. 38

Large magnet serves as a third hand in many shop jobs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1964 (v.122#4) pg. 150

Electronic jumping jack. Energized coil drives magnet up and down a rod.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1965 (v.123#3) pg. 194

10 clever ways to put magnets to work. Includes magnetized tool holders, parts holders, clamps, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1982 (v.157#1) pg. 108

Tip: Make a magnetic "broom" to clean up steel wool dust.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1987 (v.164#12) pg. 49

How to magnetize and demagnetize tools, such as a screwdriver or hammer.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1978 (v.49#1) pg. 66

Sensing circuits. Three methods for sensing when a circuit is active. Looks at light, coil, and series dropping resistor sensing techniques.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1984 (v.55#3) pg. 76

An intuitive look at electromagnetic theory. Basics of electromagnetism, how they relate to some common electronic components, and how to interpret some of the complex math symbolism. Part 1. General concepts of electric fields and how they are related to static electric charges.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1991 (v.62#8) pg. 65

An intuitive look at electromagnetic theory. Part 2. How familiar units of volts and amperes are related to each other.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1991 (v.62#9) pg. 57

An intuitive look at electromagnetic theory. Part 3. Magnetic field.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1991 (v.62#10) pg. 53

An intuitive look at electromagnetic theory. Part 4. Magnetic field (continued).
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Nov 1991 (v.62#11) pg. 64

An intuitive look at electromagnetic theory. Part 5. Magnetic field (conclusion).
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1991 (v.62#12) pg. 60

Experiments with magnetic fields as revealed through patterns formed by iron powder. These decorative patterns can be preserved by casting the powdered iron in plastic.
RADIO-TV EXPERIMENTER Dec 1968-Jan 1969 (v.25#3) pg. 53

Discovering the electric and magnetic (electromagnetic) fields around us which are produced by every electrical and electronic device. How to detect and estimate the strength of electromagnetic fields using an ordinary portable AM radio.
SCIENCE PROBE! Oct 1991 (v.1#4) pg. 20

Semiconducting Hall Device opens up a brand new field of experimentation.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jul 1965 (v.213#1) pg. 106

Experiments with linear track motors in which magnets attract other magnets in apparent perpetual motion.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Mar 1982 (v.246#3) pg. 142

Fluids that turn solid in a magnetic field. Experiments with magnetorheological fluid which consist of particles (such as iron filings) suspended in a fluid (such as corn oil).
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Oct 1993 (v.269#4) pg. 112

Tip: Use a magnet to hold small parts (springs, pins, screws, etc.) when disassembling tools for repairs.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1987 (v.43#2) pg. 37