In today’s world, there is a large number of lighting types that may be in opperation near Amateur Radio stations. Some, such as incandescent bulbs, have a long history of not causing interference to radio services. They are, however, not very efficient and in today’s world, concerns about global warming and decreating energy supplies are resulting in the proliferation of other, more efficent lighting devices.
LED area lights are energy-saving, architectural flood lamps used for street, park, and other outdoor lighting. Outlasting their metal halide (MH) equivalents, LED area lights provide a consistent color light ; the higher Kelvin fixtures continue to put out a bright white light instead of turning yellow with time. LED retrofit kits and surge protectors are also available.