Best place to buy HT batteries?

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Marchboom

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Just starting to get back into ham radio after many years. The battery on my Kenwood TH-78A HT just doesn't hold a charge any longer. What is the best place to get aftermarket batteries? I've used Sterling Tek for my Camera batteries but now I can't find their website.

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Depending on the age of the HT, you may not have any choice. If you have a store that rebuilds batteries, you might give them a try. I have a collection of about 50 olders radios back to 1990, and a local store has been able to rebuild some of them. Be careful on prices. Some places are double for the exact same battery.
 

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Depending on the age of the HT, you may not have any choice. If you have a store that rebuilds batteries, you might give them a try. I have a collection of about 50 olders radios back to 1990, and a local store has been able to rebuild some of them. Be careful on prices. Some places are double for the exact same battery.

The radio was bought new around 1994-95.
 

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iMonitor posted what I was going to suggest. Even with the really old radios, you can usually find a AA or AAA holder for it somewhere on line.
 
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