How to Build a Simple FM Radio Receiver With Just 5 Components

Building a simple FM radio receiver is an easy and fun electronics project that can be completed in an afternoon with just 5 common components. In this article, I will provide a step-by-step guide on how to build your own FM radio using the following components:

Components Needed

To build the FM radio receiver, you will need:

That's it! Just 5 simple components that can be bought quite cheaply are needed. Let's look at how to assemble them.

Circuit Assembly

Follow these steps to assemble the circuit:

That completes the circuit assembly. Double check your connections match the pinouts above before powering on.

Testing and Usage

And that's it! You now have a working FM radio receiver. This basic circuit can be expanded by adding a display, buttons, rechargeable battery etc to make a nice electronics project. Have fun tuning in to your favorite stations!