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Re: Yaesu G-5500 pilot lights?



Good one Maggie.  I just checked my rotor box with a voltmeter with the
idea of putting in LED's.  I measured 14 volts AC at the lamp socket.
Cliff K7RR

Margaret Leber wrote:
> 
> Alan P. Biddle wrote:
> 
> > Anyone know what the meter pilot light bulbs are in the controller?  The
> > schematic only calls them out as PL-1 and PL-2.
> 
> I've been carrying around a note in my PDA for a couple of years now
> that says
> 
> "Rotor lamps:  Radio Shack # 272-1092C micro lamps."
> 
> I know I gleaned this from an AMSAT-BB posting but don't recall if it's
> a direct replacement or something that "can be made to work".
> 
> I also recall hearing of folks replacing them with LEDs. Sounds like A
> Good Thing.
> 
>   73 de Maggie K3XS
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