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Battery`s dont last

Hi, my IC-R10 draws a lot of current when use with charger and gets very hot, also with new fresh battery`s it does not last more than a hour even if radio is off. My Email is: claudeh@gwisa.com

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Warp the batteries in few plastic bags.

Place them in the freezer for 48 hours.

After 48 hrs,it them air out for another 48 hrs,

The expand and contraction may help breaking the salt bridge.


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