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Keep Your Amateur Ham Radio Powered and Running - #hamradio

Posted by Bill Dick on

Keep Your Amateur Ham Radio Powered and Running - #hamradio

Due to the nature of two way radios keeping them running over extended periods of time is a bit different to what the norm has become. With a cell phone you simply plug it into a car charger, or USB port, and your in business, with a ham radio it's a different story. While a "car charger" does exist, this simply connects the charging base to the 12V socket and allows you to charge the battery, it is not advisable to transmit with the radio on the charging base. Here is where a second battery would really come in handy....

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