[aprssig] RE: TH-D7AG Battery life

Brian B. Riley brianbr at mac.com
Wed Mar 2 20:16:26 CST 2005

The basic Garmin Etrex. The yellow gets pretty close to ist advertised 24
hours on a a single set of AA alkalines.
Cheers ... 73 de brian, n1bq, underhill center, vermont

On 3/2/05 8:26 PM, "Herb Gerhardt" <hgerhardt at wavecable.com> wrote:

> N7YGE also pointed out to me that I did not state whether I had an active
> GPS connected to the radio.  No, I did not.  I had it set for GPS UNIT NOT
> USED.  Jerry then pointed out that the GPS batteries probably would not last
> as long as my TH-D7 battery did.  That may be true depending on which GPS
> unit is used.  My GPS V with 4 fully charged 2100 mA NiMh batteries will
> last for at least 10 hours.  It beeps about one hour before the batteries
> get fully depleted and I always carry an extra set of batteries for the GPS
> and my Radio.

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