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Can't find recent Hint and Kink

Aug 26th 2011, 13:01


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A member asks: I have a couple of Kenwood TS-930S transceivers that are both in need of S-meter pilot lamp replacements. They are no longer available as a replacement parts so I’d like to replace them with white LED’s. I recall seeing something in QST (I believe in Hints & Kinks) where some has provided information on LED substitution for a small light. For the life of me, I’ve combed several years of QST magazines and wasn’t able to find the info.

With all your experience I thought you might be able to provide the info or a reference to the QST issue that contained the information.

Thanks very much in advance for any light you can shed on the issue. (No pun intended.)

I found it with a search for “bulb”

Jul 2011 - QST (Pg. 60)
An Easy Replacement for Bayonet Bulbs

Author: Ockert, William R., ND0B
This item is not available for download by Members Why not?
Keywords: LED dial lamp

I noticed in error in the listing, and added some Keywords to make it easier for others to find this article. At one time we had a paid TIS Coordinator to read articles and enter in useful Keywords, but he passed away unexpectedly and his position was left vacant.

Hints and Kinks Search
If you are sure something is in “Hints and Kinks,” but don’t remember anything in the title, I suggest this search.

Some people find it easier to find stuff printed out on paper
QST Annual Indexes
Annual indexes prior to 2002 are available in the December issues of QST. Beginning with 2002, QST Annual Indexes are available by clicking on the PDF icons ... Learn More;QEX;Ham%20Radio;NCJ/keywords:index%20volume/model:Merged
This will bring up all the indexes published in QST.

Zack Lau W1VT
ARRL Senior Lab Engineer

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