Wed, 4 Mar 1998 13:20:45 +0000 (UTC)
> I'm wondering if anybody out there leaves their radio on 24 hrs. a day >
like I do. And if not, why is this a bad practice. Some days I may >
only listen for a few minutes just to check the bands while on other >
days I have time for a few QSOs. Any thoughts you'd care to share? > TU
Ross nw6r ..
This isn't likely to do any harm to the radio, but it'll sure do a number
on your electric bill. I believe a typical linear 20A DC supply consumes
around 400w just while sitting idle. I frequently leave my 1A Argonaut
supply on for months at a time, though...
Al - wa2vez
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