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I thought folks would enjoy this. Perhaps all the things we think are too complicated for us really aren't...

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So he connected a fan to bigger blades?  I'm guessing it was a DC fan that would then charge a battery?  And the radio was a DC radio?



 
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And the young man's blog is here:  http://williamkamkwamba.typepad.com/

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