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Budget level handheld with automatic turn off


Apr 28, 2016
Nankin Township, Michigan
I'm thinking of getting a dual bander DMR handheld. I have a habit of leaving the radio turned on and then finding the battery dead hours later. I do this more than I would like to in the vehicle. Jump out and leave it laying on the seat.

Is anyone aware of a budget dual band DMR handheld that has the automatic turn off (ATO)? Thanks.


Feb 17, 2005
Mesa, AZ
Thanks. I'll take a closer look at the owners manual. I looked at it once, and didn't see it. But I was reading it on my phone. Must of missed it.
As long as there is no activity on the channel the radio will shut down.