Disinfecting your radios and audio devices: Radios may be disinfected by wiping them down with over-the-counter isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) with at least 70% alcohol concentration. When cleaning with isopropyl alcohol, the alcohol should never be applied directly to the device. It should be applied to a cloth, which is then used to wipe down…
Once a radio has become wet corrosion starts to form rather quickly.
Tilting your radio to the side or using a stubby antenna will reduce your range by up to 2/3s.
This bulging DTR series battery is from a radio that came into Delmmar’s 2-way radio repair center for repair. The customer has chosen to have their DTR650 radio repaired
Continual use of an old or bad battery can eventually cause wear and tear to the radio itself, resulting in the need for repair.
Wet Electronic Device We’ve found a new innovative product available to assist in saving a wet 2-way radio or cell phone.
We often are asked by friends, family and clients about the status of 2-way radio in a world where everyone seems to be carrying their own personal communications device, a cell phone. Here are some of our thoughts and thoughts of those in this industry concerning this subject.
Superglue-like adhesives are an explosive/fire danger to a technician with a soldering iron repairing a 2-way radio. When touched with a hot iron components can actually be blown off the component board causing a danger to the eyes, face and hands of the repair technician.
While we enjoy helping people and repairing radios, we also know how frustrating it can be to have your radio fail and need to come into the repair center. We’ve compiled a list of ways to help you keep your radio out of the radio repair center.
The current NNTN4497 Li-Ion battery and the earlier NNTN4851 NiMH batteries need to use the fast rate charger to properly charge their battery packs. The fast rate charger is easy to differentiate from the trickle charger. The fast rate charging tray has outlines of several batteries depicted on the bottom of it, while the trickle charger has only one outline of a battery.