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Listen to radio while charging?

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bosco836

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I apologize if this has been asked before; however, the site appeared to time out when attempting to use the search function.

I recently acquired a Kenwood 2207 VHF Portable with a KNB-29N Ni-MH battery. Will I damage and/or reduce the capacity of the battery if I listen to the radio while it is charging?

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- Bosco
 

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Thanks. I thought I had read somewhere that charging the radio while listening to it can cause damage, but perhaps I was mistaken.
 

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Sorry if this seems like a stupid question - but - why would transmitting while charging be an issue if MURS was programmed in?

Would the same issue still apply when transmitting on frequencies other than MURS?
 

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PSorry I wasn't clear on that. I meant since Its a vhf, you can have the 5 unlicensed frees programmed In and or If your a ham op. You could have the club repeater on it. Just saying tx while charging puts strain on the battery and the other end who's rx'ing will only hear a hissing or noise I cant describe.

Also It goes for any radio, vhf, uhf, 800. If anyone has a better analogy.
 
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PSorry I wasn't clear on that. I meant since Its a vhf, you can have the 5 unlicensed frees programmed In and or If your a ham op. You could have the club repeater on it. Just saying tx while charging puts strain on the battery and the other end who's rx'ing will only hear a hissing or noise I cant describe.

Also It goes for any radio, vhf, uhf, 800. If anyone has a better analogy.
You could have said don't transmit while charging. People do use radios for more then MURS and ham radio club repeaters.
 
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