Leave rig on 24hrs? WAS: [TenTec] QRV

Paul R. Valko prvalko@oakland.edu
Wed, 4 Mar 1998 09:01:01 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 4 Mar 1998, Ross F. Guldenbrein NW6R wrote:

> 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.

I would be concerned about emmiter electron depletion of the bipolar

It could happen.

73! =paul= W8KC
Collector of Ten*Tecs and other fine plastics


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