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April 3, 2015 AT 9:00 am

Raspberry Pi AirPlay Tube Radio @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

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Beautiful pi powered build and tutorial from awesomely named instructables user More Cowbell.

Vintage tube radios are nostalgic. The crackle of the game on the after dark high powered AM station from 500 miles away. The smell of the tubes and the warmth of the tones. They remind us of simpler times. Times when families sat together – not blankly staring unengaged at the TV, bur rather talking, reading, playing games and enjoying each other’s company.

So often I see these beautiful old radios ripped apart and stuffed with trendy soon to be outdated electronics. This is not that kind of story. This is a story of a radio rescue and a modern modular non-invasive upgrade.

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