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Can I have the Hytera PD785G turned on in the charger?

I have a Hytera PD785G. Typically, I charge it overnight, then take it out and use it. Since this is currently my only radio station, I'd like to misuse it as a stationary device. Most of the time, ...
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Deep-cycle marine battery life question

I just installed a brand new deep cycle marine battery. It goes thru a charger-inverter and will switch over automatically if the power goes down. My question is what to do with the other two (old) ...
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Is it safe to monitor a channel while charging my handheld?

I imagine this changes depending on what HT you are using. In my case, it is a Yaesu FT-1XDR, charging in the Yaesu CD-41 charging cradle. The radio itself doesn't stop me from monitoring a channel ...
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Orange Goop Leaking from Power Supply

I have a Baofeng UV-82 with the charging cradle and switching power supply (wall wart). Tonight, I noticed a slick spot on the floor next to the couch, and saw some orange goo on a paper I had picked ...
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DC connector type for Baofeng UV5R base charger

What type is the DC jack on the Baofeng UV5R base charger? I want to buy a splitter so that I can charge multiple radios with the same car/wall charger.
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UV-5R with 3800 battery… usb 5v to 7.4-8v charger

I have a Baofeng UV-5R with an extended 3800 battery. The usb cable I bought only works for the dock that comes with the baofeng but I would like to only carry a cable and charge the baofeng via anker ...
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Baofeng UV5RA charger station error

I recently bought 2 Baofeng UV5RAs from the same vendor. Neither of the charging stations work. They both flash green/red immediately upon plugging them in--before any battery is seated! When I seat ...
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Motorola XT180 not charging

Some months back I bought a pair of XT180s and they've worked great. The problem is that it seems one of them was not charging all this time (I was wondering why the charging station only lit the ...