|[AMRadio] new antenna and matchbox a bust.|
jpl15 at panix.com
Tue Jan 30 13:00:41 EST 2007
On Tue, 30 Jan 2007, KB2WIG at twcny.rr.com wrote:
> "What advantage does germanium have?'
> I think its the lower knee voltage which allows for a more sensitive
Ge = 200 mV
Si = 700 mV
One of the reasons Ge diodes work so much better in simple crystal
sets, though - as has been pointed out - newer devices can better this
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