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A broken radio vacuum tube is a quest item in the Fallout 76 update Wastelanders.


A broken glass tube, no longer able to contain a vacuum and thus the flow of an electric current. RS-979 is printed in white letters on the lower side.


Three radio vacuum tubes are required to create one radio vacuum tube for Wren during the quest the Importance of Communication.

Broken radio vacuum tube (1)
Copper (1)
Lead (1)
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Despite being tasked to gather three broken tubes, there will always be only one to repair. There will however be three repaired tubes in the inventory afterwards if all three broken tubes were picked up.