[aprssig] Considering buying a D7 - Some Basic Questions

Jan T. Pharo la2bba at jpharo.net
Mon Mar 31 06:31:59 EDT 2008

"Brian B. Riley" <brianbr at mac.com>, Sat, 29 Mar 2008 09:55:40 -0400:

>>> Can the radio transmit on the above charger?
>> No.
>Not exactly correct. The coaxial receptacle on the D7 acts as BOTH the  
>charging port AND external DC input port. So if you plug a 12 VDC  
>power supply into the port capable of a couple hundred milliamperes  
>current source, then the battery will charge and the D7 will operate.

Sorry, Brian; my answer was (and _is_) exactly correct.
You are describing how it works with another charger/PS than the
"above" charger, which is the charger which comes with the TH-D7.
With that "above" charger the radio cannot transmit.

73 de Jan, LA2BBA
Hvaler, Norway

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