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.
It happens more often than you might think… an employee comes in to tell the boss “someone ran over my radio”.
They say “variety is the spice of life”. Here in the 2-way radio repair center things are usually pretty spicy. We see a variety of radios every week, everything from portable radios (handhelds) to repeaters (a device which increases the range of the average two-way radio). When you do flat rate repair on more than…