[CQ-Contest] Bayonet-type bulbs

Charles Morrison cfmorris at bellsouth.net
Sat Aug 25 12:21:32 EDT 2007

> Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 12:28:20 -0500
> From: DGB <blueheron at Bayland.net>
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Bayonet-type bulbs
> Cc: CQ Contest <cq-contest at contesting.com>
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> I substituted 4-led bayonet base bulbs from
> http://superbrightleds.com/specs/ba9s.htm
> model BA9S-W. They are white, not yellow, actually like the looks
> better, and also not quite as bright, but substantial!
> Not cheap but I'll never have to replace them again.
> 73 NS9I Dwight

Agreed Dwight, I changed the axial bulb in my Yaesu 1000DXA rotator with 2
white LED's from Ratshack.  I had to add a resistor, but its done now and
I'll never have to visit it again.  Held in place with silicone sealant.


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