[aprssig] Cheap Light
bruninga at usna.edu
Mon Jul 4 21:40:11 CDT 2005
I just picked up my 4th under-counter flourescent
lamp for $6 at Wall mart. This is a regular price
and is cheap compared to typical $19 range for
similar 18" lamps (15W).
I installed two in my Comms trailer for Field Day
and just added another on the outside. Was
initially worried about RF noise since it has a
part-15 sticker on it and an "electronic" ballast
instead of the old kind. But I never heard any
noise from it during FD.
When you use APRS out in the field, it is nice
to have a lamp to shine on the log pad and
pencil (APRS related hi hi)...
de Wb4APR, Bob
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