[AMRadio] 20V3 bulbs


David Knepper cra at floodcity.net
Sun Jan 16 06:55:03 EST 2005


My Collins 20V-3 has those dropping resistors as well.  Seems like the
"experts" blew this one.

Oh, well, not everyone can be perfect.

Dave, W3ST
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Clay Curtiss W7CE" <w7ce at curtiss.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 11:42 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 20V3 bulbs


> I checked Home Depot this evening and they carry the 120VAC S6 bulbs, but
> not the 230/250 version.  I picked up a couple anyway.  They work in my
300G
> and, as it turns out, my 20V-2 was modified for 120V bulbs with the
addition
> of a dropping resistor.  Eventually, I'll remove the dropping resistors
and
> put 250V bulbs back in it.
>
> Clay
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob Maser" <bmaser at tampabay.rr.com>
> To: <WA3VJB at arrl.net>; "Discussion of AM Radio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 9:39 AM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 20V3 bulbs
>
>
> > I just got back from HD and Lowes and neither store carried a 230vac
bulb.
> > I guess I'll wait until Monday and go visit a electrical supply store.
> > Thanks anyway.
> > Bob W6TR
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "P Cour" <wa3vjb at yahoo.com>
> > To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 11:07 AM
> > Subject: [AMRadio] 20V3 bulbs
> >
> >
> > > Correction Bob, yours is the 20V3.
> > >
> > > Our friend Mike W8BAC recently put one of them on the
> > > air, on both 75 and 160 meters. Pretty "modern"
> > > looking rig, I must say, and goes well with any living
> > > room decor.
> > >
> > > I got a better image of that bulb blister pack.
> > > Print it out and take it with you. Abco was making
> > > that 240V version I mentioned too.
> > >
> > > http://www.netohio.com/wa3vjb/bub.jpg
> > >
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> > >>    1. Re: 20V-3 Lamps (CHRIS  PAPAIOANNOU)
> > >>
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> > > ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >>
> > >> Message: 1
> > >> Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2005 08:44:15 +0200
> > >> From: "CHRIS  PAPAIOANNOU" <amateur at ipnet.gr>
> > >> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 20V-3 Lamps
> > >> To: "Discussion of AM Radio"
> > >> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > >> Message-ID: <000701c4facd$a476b820$c26172d4 at h8x5g3>
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> > >>
> > >> Bob i'd like it too!let's wait for any good openings
> > >> or the triumphal return
> > >> of the solar emissions.
> > >> Chris SV1DAF.
> > >> ----- Original Message -----
> > >> From: "Bob Maser" <bmaser at tampabay.rr.com>
> > >> To: "Discussion of AM Radio"
> > >> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > >> Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 9:01 AM
> > >> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 20V-3 Lamps
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> > Thanks Chris. Maybe I can work you on 75 on AM
> > >> some evening.
> > >> > Bob
> > >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > From: "CHRIS PAPAIOANNOU" <amateur at ipnet.gr>
> > >> > To: "Discussion of AM Radio"
> > >> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > >> > Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 1:05 AM
> > >> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 20V-3 Lamps
> > >> >
> > >> >
> > >> > > found some 6.3V at 150mAs not 230ac.It's not what
> > >> you're looking for but
> > >> > > anyway
> > >> > > i see hr you allready found an end.
> > >> > > Chris SV1DAF.
> > >> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > > From: "Bob Maser" <bmaser at tampabay.rr.com>
> > >> > > To: "Clay Curtiss W7CE" <w7ce at curtiss.net>;
> > >> "Discussion of AM Radio"
> > >> > > <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > >> > > Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 8:41 AM
> > >> > > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 20V-3 Lamps
> > >> > >
> > >> > >
> > >> > >> I tried that and you are right!  I am going to
> > >> check out a nearby
> > >> > > electrical
> > >> > >> supply house tomorrow.  If no luck, I'll try
> > >> some of the places shown
> > >> by
> > >> > > the
> > >> > >> Google search.
> > >> > >> Thanks forthe tip.
> > >> > >>
> > >> > >> Bob 6TR
> > >> > >> ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > >> From: "Clay Curtiss W7CE" <w7ce at curtiss.net>
> > >> > >> To: "Discussion of AM Radio"
> > >> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > >> > >> Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 12:21 AM
> > >> > >> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 20V-3 Lamps
> > >> > >>
> > >> > >>
> > >> > >> > Just go to Google and type in 10S6/10-250.
> > >> You'll get links to
> > >> several
> > >> > >> > online suppliers of this bulb.
> > >> > >> >
> > >> > >> > Clay  W7CE
> > >> > >> >
> > >> > >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > >> > From: "Bob Maser" <bmaser at tampabay.rr.com>
> > >> > >> > To: "Discussion of AM Radio"
> > >> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > >> > >> > Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 10:07 PM
> > >> > >> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 20V-3 Lamps
> > >> > >> >
> > >> > >> >
> > >> > >> >> They are about 1-1/2" tall and have a
> > >> screw-in base, kinda like the
> > >> > >> >> old
> > >> > >> > Xmas
> > >> > >> >> tree lights but these run on 230vac.
> > >> According to my 20V-3 manual,
> > >> > > they
> > >> > >> >> have a GE part number 10S6/10-250, C-7A
> > >> filament, S-6 bulb.
> > >> > >> >> Bob in Tampa, FL  W6TR
> > >> > >> >> ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > >> >> From: "CHRIS PAPAIOANNOU" <amateur at ipnet.gr>
> > >> > >> >> To: "Discussion of AM Radio"
> > >> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > >> > >> >> Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 11:20 PM
> > >> > >> >> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] 20V-3 Lamps
> > >> > >> >>
> > >> > >> >>
> > >> > >> >> > what kind of lamps are these 20v-3.I
> > >> remember some lamps forgotten
> > >> > >> >> > in
> > >> > >> >> > my
> > >> > >> >> > junkbox that i have no need of them.
> > >> > >> >> > Chris SV1DAF.
> > >> > >> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >> > >> >> > From: "Bob Maser" <bmaser at tampabay.rr.com>
> > >> > >> >> > To: "AMRadio" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > >> > >> >> > Sent: Saturday, January 15, 2005 6:30 AM
> > >> > >> >> > Subject: [AMRadio] 20V-3 Lamps
> > >> > >> >> >
> > >> > >> >> >
> > >> > >> >> >> I am looking for a source of supply for
> > >> the 230vac lamps used in
> > >> > >> >> >> the
> > >> > >> >> >> filament and plate indicators.  Only one
> > >> of mine functions, need
> > >> at
> > >> > >> > least
> > >> > >> >> >> one.
> > >> > >> >> >>
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