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Instrument: VLF RECEIVERS
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Description
VLF receivers are simple, yet uncommon. Consisting only of an
antenna and an audio amplifier, they are sensitive to radio
waves with frequencies between a few hundred Hertz and 10 kHz
. For comparison, AM broadcast band radios --like the ones in
most automobiles-- span the much higher frequency range 540 kHz
to 1.6 MHz.

Even if there is no lighting in your area, you can still hear
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