[amsat-bb] Re: OT: Displays Lamps for TS-790E
timt at skybase.net
Sun Sep 27 15:39:51 PDT 2009
Vincenzo Mone wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> sorry for the OT message.
> I am looking for the displays Blubs lamps and the sitting rubbers
> For my Kenwood TS-790E RTX.
> Anybody can point me where to find them?
> Thanks in advance.
Can I make a suggestion ?
Instead of looking for replacement lamps for it, replace them with LEDs.
I had an old Kenwood 2m FM rig that had a similar problem and replaced
them with nice green LEDs.
The bulbs in my azel rotator controllers failed to and I replaced them
with strings of red LED's, looks very nice :)
You will find LED's of many sizes and light output these days so it
wouldn't be too hard to find one to suit.
You can mount them in small rubber grommets or use a small dab of
silicone sealant to secure them in place.
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