[aprssig] TAPR Dayton Solar Talk

Bob Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Mon May 30 11:23:18 EDT 2011

> Used to have one outside, first winter 
> it ran about two days in the cold and done.

I installed CFL's in all my outside lamps maybe 3 to 5 years ago, and have not had to change one once.  (Winter temps down to 10 and 20F)...

>> Try putting a CFL in a fixture outside, 
>> next to your front door.  When it's 
>> cold, it doesn't put out much light at all.

But it warms up in about 10 to 20 seconds to full brilliance.

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