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[aprssig] Arizona Heat/Electronic Equipment

James kb7tbt at gmail.com
Mon Sep 4 17:26:42 UTC 2006

Laptops i would be a little more concerned about due to the screen, and 
maybe the HD, as far as radio equipment i would not worry about it, unless 
you have a remote head on the dash.

Summertime temps in a car can reach 200 degrees. This is for the phoenix 
area, Tucson is cooler.

I have my tracker on both cars in the trunk/back of the truck for years now 
and there still working fine.


ZMODEM-French for a telecommunications device.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <kb2scs at optonline.net>
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Sent: Monday, September 04, 2006 4:13 AM
Subject: [aprssig] Arizona Heat/Electronic Equipment

> Hi All
>          I will be in Arizona for this years DCC.
> Is it safe to leave electronic equipment in a parked car in Arizona
> during the September time frame? Such as laptops, CD's And HT's.
> No I am not asking about the possibility of the equipment being
> stolen. I am asking because I am concerned about the heat that the
> equipment would be subjected to while the car is parked and the AC is
> off.
> Thank you for your time in reading this.
> Let us hope we never witness the "Silence Of The Hams"
> 73 DE John  KB2SCS
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