I built a circuit on a breadboard to alternately flash two lights. This is the first circuit I have ever built using resistors, capacitors, transistors, and a diode. I intended to use it to flash a crossing signal on my model trains. I used a circuit designed by M Rollins (attached and available at www.mrollins.com/flash3.html). When I check the output voltage with my AC voltmeter, I get four repeating readings of 12, .1, 6, and 0 volts. When I connect my crossing light to the output, it lights and stays lit. It dose not flash. Can you help me understand this? Where the circuit schematic says output 1, I connected a red and black wire which I connect across the voltmeter or the light bulb. I did the same for output two. Was this the correct interpretation of the outputs? Both outputs result in the same voltmeter and light bulb results.
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