How is an antenna able to receive and transmit data? And how is the antenna able to convert that data to something the radio can read? |TTI

How is a metal rod able to receive radiowaves. It is because of its ability to receive EM waves easily due to its material and texture? In a radio, we can listen to the DJ, but how are we able to hear so audibly when the audio message is sent through radiowaves or microwaves?

LPT: have to bring gifts to multiple locations during Christmas? Wrap gifts going to the same location with the same color pallet. (e.g. All gifts going to my MIL’s house are wrapped in red, all gifts going to my parents house are wrapped in green) |tti

Hafeez delays declaration; WAPDA win in four sessions |TTI