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  1. Billy Goldfeder

    HOLIDAY SEASON LIGHT & SIREN SWAP MEET (Northern Cincinnati Area)

    Save the date! FIRE & POLICE “Holiday” Flea Market - Swap Meet Multiple Vendors Saturday Dec 5th 2020 9:AM – 2:PM 8354 Blue Ash Rd. Cincinnati Ohio 45236 1800SF Indoor Display Area Emergency Lights Bars...
  2. Billy Goldfeder

    FRESNEL LENS

    Many of the older "behive" style flashing/blinking warning lights used on fire apparatus featured "Fresnel" style lens to make the flashing light much more effective and visible. Thought you would enjoy this article about the history related to that style "amplifying" lens...
  3. Billy Goldfeder

    AUGUST 8, 2020 LIGHTS, SIRENS SWAP MEET (Cincinnati Area)

    SATURDAY AUGUST 8, 2020-Flea Market-FIRE & POLICE WARNING EQUIPMENT-Saturday August 8th 2020 9:AM – 2:PM-8354 Blue Ash Rd. Cincinnati Ohio 45236-1800 SF Indoor Display Area---Emergency Lights Bars –Rotator - Strobe- L E D, Mint LED Hi-Riser Bar, Beacon Rays, Mini Bars, Strobes,Halogen, Dash...
  4. Billy Goldfeder

    LIGHTS & SIRENS SWAP MEET (SW OHIO-Greater Cincinnati Area) JULY 11, 2020

    Save the date! FIRE & POLICE Flea Market - Swap Meet - Multiple Vendors Saturday July 11th 2020 9:AM – 2:PM 8354 Blue Ash Rd. Cincinnati Ohio 45236 (10 minutes from I-75 or I-71) 1,800 SF Indoor Display Area Numerous Emergency Lights & Bars –Rotators-Strobe-L E D-Sealed beam Beacons-Light...
  5. Billy Goldfeder

    Warning Light Study (May, 2019)

    With the change in emergency vehicle lighting to LEDs, there are increasing concerns about the increasing intensity and the risks to emergency responders caused by blinding and distracting effects on drivers and others in the area. This report details the history of how the current fire...
  6. Billy Goldfeder

    NYPD SP MARK VII SIREN Help

    If anyone has a wiring diagram (or plug) for the NYPD SP MARK VII siren, I could use your help-please email me or contact-thanks! Billy G
  7. Billy Goldfeder

    Wanted NYPD MARK VII SIREN

    If anyone has a wiring diagram (or plug) for the NYPD SP MARK VII siren I could use your help-please email me or contact-thanks! Billy G
  8. Billy Goldfeder

    Richard V. Slepetz-Founder of the "modern" Roto Ray R.I.P.

    Was advised today that Richard Slepetz passed away. he was the man who took an old effective idea and modernized it. He was retired from Fairfax County (VA) Fire Rescue Department. Rest In Peace old friend.
  9. Billy Goldfeder

    MARS FL8 Light....how much?

    Thought you would enjoy this from a 1938 Darley Catalog.
  10. Billy Goldfeder

    Whiting Lights

    Here are some pix and hopefully video of some Whitings. The one with the extended arms appears to be a prototype - but if you know different - let me know. Attached is the only pic I have ever been able to find with the "extended arm" version.
  11. Billy Goldfeder

    Moto and Roto-Rays

    Here are a few from our collection that I thought you'd enjoy. The Roto Ray was refurbished by Richard Slepetz in the 80's. The Moto Ray was refurbished by Joe Dorgan. Enjoy!
  12. Billy Goldfeder

    Unusual Sireno Light

    A few pics of this unusual Sireno light. The red Par 36 flashes at a sky-aimed angle and the white Par 36 is horizontal-steady. Allegedly for airport use.
  13. Billy Goldfeder

    Wanted Whelen Oscillating Commander Beacon

    These are rare but I'm interested if you have one or know of one. Thanks! Billy G chgold151 @ gmail .com
  14. Billy Goldfeder

    Wanted 4001R Sealed Beam (CHP)

    CHP "standard" 4001R par 46 sealed beam bulb-need two if possible-Thanks! Billy G
  15. Billy Goldfeder

    Wanted Blue Magnetic LED Mini-Light Bar

    Looking for this as a gift to a friend--a low cost new, demo or great condition blue LED cig plug magnetic light bar. Thanks Billy G' chgold151@gmail.com
  16. Billy Goldfeder

    Sealed beam request

    Good Morning- I am working on an automotive restoration project and would like to purchase the following: 2 clear white par 46 12 vdc sealed beam headlight style bulbs 2 red par 46 12 vdc sealed beam bulbs 2 amber par 36 12 vdc sealed beam bulbs 1 green par 36 12 vdc sealed beam bulb 1...
  17. Billy Goldfeder

    VINTAGE WARNING LIGHTS.

    For those interested, I posted several videos of some of my more rare warning lights (Whiting light, Aurora Borealis, Sterling OscuLite etc) on my Instagram page @BillyGFire
  18. Billy Goldfeder

    Whelen GRL-STR strobe heads

    Looking for two Whelen GRL-STR strobe heads in clear. Thanks, Billy
  19. Billy Goldfeder

    Wanted Unity Par 46

    Looking for two chrome unity par 46 housing with 1 red and 1 green sealed beam-thanks! Chgold151@gmail.com
  20. Billy Goldfeder

    Federal Flashball

    Looking for a "band" that holds the lense on the light that's marked "Flash Ball" Thanks Billy G
  21. Billy Goldfeder

    Wanted Whelen 8000 Series Strobe Bar

    Would like to trade or purchase - looking for a good (or excellent) condition Whelen 8000 series strobe bar-red/clear etc Thanks Billy 
  22. Billy Goldfeder

    Federal "17" Series of beacon Rays

    Has anyone compiled or has a list of all the "17" series Beacon Rays with descriptions , such as 17 (2 bulb), 173 (3 bulb), 174 (4 bulb osc), 17-C (2 bulb with Par 46 mounted exterior to meet Calif law) etc? Thanks so much! Billy chgold151 at g mail dot com
  23. Billy Goldfeder

    Lots of Lights-NJ State Parade in Wildwood

    Heres an excellent video to satisfy or annoy anyone and everyone. Lots of lights, good, not so good, split fails requiring short term counseling or long term therapy, whatever your interest - its pretty much in here. Enjoy: BillyG
  24. Billy Goldfeder

    Code 3 "Banshee" Siren

    Code 3 Fire & EMS > Banshee
  25. Billy Goldfeder

    Chicago FD MARS History (updated)

    The history I posted a while back was a draft-so here is the updated version. Enjoy, Billy G The MARS Signal Evolution With the CFD Special lights built for Fire & Rescue Lazy 8 MARS first light This version of the MARS Light had an oscillating head, coupled with an undulating...
  26. Billy Goldfeder

    ODOT adding flashing colored lights on snowplows to increase visibility

    The Ohio Department of Transportation is retrofitting 1,600 trucks with new flashing lights to increase their visibility. Officials with the department said the initiative was prompted by the number of vehicles rear-ending ODOT's snowplow trucks. ODOT District 11 Deputy Director Lloyd Macadam...
  27. Billy Goldfeder

    Mars Lights and The Chicago FD

    This was sent to me recently and I wanted to pass it on to those on ELB. Thanks, Billy G The MARS Signal Evolution With the CFD Special lights built for Fire & Rescue Lazy 8 MARS first light This version of the MARS Light had an oscillating head, coupled with an undulating...
  28. Billy Goldfeder

    Traffic Pre-Emption

    I'm doing some digging to see whats new related to traffic light controls from emergency vehicles. What is the latest and greatest related to emergency vehicle traffic pre-emtion? 3M / Opticom rules in most areas-but what else is out there? Who else makes systems? What studies have been...
  29. Billy Goldfeder

    Fire Apparatus Debate: Too Many Warning Lights?

    Saw this in this months "FireRescue" Magazine as well as online here: Nozzlehead | Firefighter Nation Apparatus Debate: Too Many Warning Lights? Do we look unprofessional when we have so many warning lights on our apparatus? Published Thursday, March 1, 2012 | From the March 2012 [3] Issue...
  30. Billy Goldfeder

    Michigan state police lighting

    Here is an article from a Niles area newspaper: Ask Trooper Rob: Why does the state police use the single red lights? Published 10:11pm Wednesday, January 11, 2012 The Michigan State Police (MSP) patrol car is perhaps one of the most recognizable in the nation with its single red “bubble”...

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