L-801 Airport Rotating Beacon is designed primarily for night operation as identification and location markers for civil airports.
FAA AC 150/5345-12 (current edition)
ICAO: Annex 14, para 5.3.3
L-801 Airport Rotating Beacon is a medium-intensity light, designed primarily for night operation as identification and location markers for civil airports. The beacon appears, at any point throughout 360 degrees in azimuth, as a light source emitting flashes of white and/or colored light at specified rates, colors, and intensities.
Patented belt-drive system eliminates the lubrication required by conventional gear-drive beacons (U.S. Pat. 5,339,224).
Patented liquid-filled lamp connector, eliminating the slip rings and brushes found on conventional beacons (U.S.Pat. 5,816,678).
Two 13,000 lumen, 150 watt pulse-start metal-halide lamps.
10,000 hour typical lamp life (2-3 years).
One clear lens, one aviation green lens.
No maintenance except lamp replacement.
All moving parts are permanently lubricated.
Impedance-protected motor eliminates burnouts.
Lamps preset 5 °C above horizontal, adjustable.
12 RPM rotation, 24 flashes/minute.
Weatherproof steel cabinet, powder coated international orange.
Class I temperature range: -30 to +55 °C (-22 to +131 °F).
Class II temperature range: -55 to +55 °C (-67 to +131 °F).
Tested to wind velocities of 100 MPH.
Optional photocell and/or tell-tale relay.
Mountable on a Tipdown Pole.
Power Consumption: 395W Class I, 795W Class II.