RADIO SHACK (Faraday cage)

Demo Number 029
Location Shelf 28
Description Outside the cage, the radio can pick up transmissions. Inside the cage the radio is silent. Proves that radio waves cannot penetrate Faraday’s cage.
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  • Radio reception may not be strong in auditorium 100, so it may be worth checking before the lecture. At a minimum, the cage will still block the static.
  • You will need D batteries located in the wall-mounted cabinet (101) next to the red toolbox.
  • Please remove batteries when finished!

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This Demo is Part of the following Categories: 5B20 Gauss's Law