RES.TLL-004 | Fall 2013 | Undergraduate

STEM Concept Videos

Information Flow

Radio Receivers


This video prompts students to think about how radio receivers select for a particular signal out of all of the radio waves around them. Students see how the components in the regenerative receiver circuit work together to dampen unwanted frequencies, while selectively amplifying and demodulating a desired AM signal.

Learning Objectives

After watching this video students will be able to explain how a basic radio receiver circuit functions to select particular radio frequencies.

Funding provided by the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Developed by the Teaching and Learning Laboratory (TLL) at MIT for SUTD

MIT © 2012

It is highly recommended that the video is paused when prompted so that students are able to attempt the activities on their own and then check their solutions against the video.

During the video, students will use a circuit diagram to identify the components of a radio receiver.