[aprssig] TAPR Dayton Solar Talk

Earl Needham earl.kd5xb at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 11:24:08 EDT 2011

No, not really.
KD5XB -- Earl Needham http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cw_bugs Quoting from the Coast Guard: ZUT Posted via Blackberry

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From: "Bob Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu>
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Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2011 10:37:52 
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Subject: Re: [aprssig] TAPR Dayton Solar Talk

> Our CFL's... DEFINITELY  don't last 
> anywhere remotely near 5 years.

It all depends... Actually, life in years usually assumes only 3 hours use a
day or something like that.  So a "10 year" bulb always on, might only be
good for 1/8th of that or about a year and a half.

Or, I think they are rated in 10,000 hours?  A year is 8760 hours.  Again,
so about a year and some.. for always on.  Still much much better than an


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