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Old 23-06-2012, 17:52   #1
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Cobra Handheld VHF

We bought a Cobra MRHH325 handheld a while back and it stays in the charger most times. I noticed that it discharges after about 6 hrs on standby.
The reason we got it was for backup or when in trouble. But 6 hrs seems a bit short . Is there something wrong with my unit or is the the norm on battery life?
What sort of standby time you get out of other brands?
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Old 23-06-2012, 20:31   #2
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Re: Cobra Handheld VHF

I have one & recently had to change the batteries.Not sure of model #/Last all day again.
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Old 23-06-2012, 23:25   #3
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Re: Cobra Handheld VHF

I had one of these. The battery stayed up on standby for days. Incidentally I really liked this radio a lot. I bought because it was cheap, and was pleasantly surprised at the high quality materials and excellent controls. After it was stolen by some scrotes in Cherbourg, I replaced it with an expensive Standard Horizon HX851 which has buttons for volume and squelch (negative), a which does not exude quality like the Cobra did. The functionality of the SH is much better, however.
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